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BNP Paribas India

BNP Paribas has been in India since 1860 and is among the leading international financial institutions providing a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, and personal investment services for individuals.

BNP Paribas has more than 11000 employees in India across its various lines of business and its Technology and Operations global delivery centers in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai.

As the second oldest foreign bank in India, BNP Paribas has branches in key metros and has a rich and broad offering across the entire range of corporate and institutional banking products and services, covering flow banking (transaction banking), financing, hedging, global markets, derivatives and investments. Sharekhan, a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas, provides personal investment services to Individuals and has over 3000 centres across 540+ cities in India.

Following our ethos on having a positive impact on our stakeholders and society, BNP Paribas India Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation, deploys BNP Paribas’ CSR efforts in critical areas including education, youth skilling, culture and environment.

Key Facts

  • Over 160 years, second oldest foreign bank in India.
  • Over 2.5 million individual clients.
  • Over Euro 1.4 billion capital invested in India.
  • BNP Paribas India foundation established in 2019 to deploy CSR efforts.
  • Global Capability Centres (GCCs) in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai providing technology and operations support to BNP Paribas globally.
  • 137 branches and 3400+ franchises of Sharekhan across 634 cities as of July 2021.

BNP Paribas APAC

Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region. Currently with a presence in 13 markets and over 18,000* employees, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutional with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. From the establishment of our first branches in China and India in 1860, we have expanded to offer one of the region’s most comprehensive branch networks to provide you service where it matters.

We have also invested in the products and people to provide simple and effective solutions in the world’s fastest growing markets. We are experts in capital markets, advisory and financing businesses. Our client-centric model aims to anchor its leadership position in Europe and leverage the rapid growth in Asia.

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* excluding partnerships

BNP Paribas Group 

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 68 markets with more than 193,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.

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