Archives 2021

  • Press release - 07.01.2021

    EIB Group and BNP Paribas launch new securitisation operation to support French companies facing the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis

  • Economy - 11.01.2021

    2021: hopes and challenges

    2021 is a year of hope with the arrival of vaccines. Health-related and economic uncertainty should ease significantly, and better visibility will help boost consumer and business confidence and thus drive economic growth. It is also a year of hope for the climate thanks to European initiatives and the prospect of a change of policy direction in the US. But these hopes bring challenges. How will we manage government debt? How might financial markets react if growth surprises on the upside?

  • Group - 12.01.2021

    BNP Paribas, No. 1 European bank following its 2020 solicited rating by V.E (A1+ rating)

    BNP Paribas obtains the maximum rating of A1+ following its second solicited rating, established by V.E (formerly Vigeo Eiris) at end-2020.

  • Press release - 15.01.2021

    BNP Paribas opens its private equity direct investment activity to its clients and announces an interim closing of BNP Paribas Agility Capital at € 525 M

    BNP Paribas Principal Investments, the entity in charge of investments for the own account of BNP Paribas, has been investing directly in non-listed European mid-caps for more than 12 years. For the first time, BNP Paribas Group offers its European institutional clients and family offices the opportunity to join this strategy via the BNP Paribas Agility Capital fund, in which the Group commits 50%. Following the successful launch of this initiative in 2020, illustrated by an interim closing at already € 525 M, BNP Paribas Agility Capital aims to finalise its fundraising at more than € 600 M in 2021.

  • Cinema - 15.01.2021

    My French Film Festival: the first digital film festival dedicated to French-language cinema

    From 15 January to 15 February 2021, discover the 11th edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival, the festival that celebrates the accomplishments of young French-language film-makers. For a whole month, the Festival offers film lovers from across the world the opportunity to share their love of French cinema by discovering more than 30 previously unreleased films, accessible on and on more than 60 partner platforms. BNP Paribas, a partner of the cinema for over 100 years, supports this digital event dedicated to the creation and distribution of French-language cinema around the globe.

  • Group - 18.01.2021

    Office real estate and Covid-19: three main lessons to learn

    Real estate, like many other sectors, has been highly impacted by the global health crisis. What changes can we anticipate in the office real estate market? Find out thanks to the latest BNP Paribas Real Estate TrendBook, special Covid-19 edition.

  • Group - 21.01.2021

    Data: BNP Paribas’ strategy

    The banking and finance sectors are among those that produce and exchange the largest amount of data, a huge reservoir that offers an exciting perspective for analysis and application: improving the customer experience, making processes more fluid. However, the use of this data must occur within a standardized and secure framework, underpinned by a responsible and inclusive logic. This makes up a dual technological and ethical challenge that guides the Group's digital transformation.