About us

BNP Paribas is the top bank in the European Union and a major international banking establishment. It has close to 190,000 employees in 65 countries, including almost 145,000 in Europe.

A European group on an international scale

As a first-tier international banking group, BNP Paribas possesses leading platforms and businesses in Europe, a deep footprint in the Americas, and a solid, fast-growing set-up in the Asia-Pacific region. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg. It also deploys its integrated retail banking model in countries of the Mediterranean rim, in Turkey and in Eastern Europe. 

With nearly 190,000 employees, BNP Paribas is present in 65 countries.

BNP Paribas has close to 190,000 employees, including 57,481 in Europe, 19,049 in Asia-Pacific, 13,467 in North America, 7,066 in Africa, 4,406 in South America and 515 in the Middle East.

A full line of solutions suited to our customers’ needs 

A full line of solutions suited to our customers’ needs 

BNP Paribas holds leading positions in its three major operating divisions:

Young Customer

BNP Paribas’s solid, diversified and integrated model ensures close cooperation between its business lines and a culture of technology and relevant innovation at the service of its customers. The Group helps retail customers, associations, entrepreneurs, smaller companies, corporates and institutionals succeed in their projects by offering them financing, investment, savings and protection services. 

A solid financial structure (as the end of 2021)


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CET1 RATIO (CRD4; including IFRS9 transitional arrangements)

Strengthened by these advantages and in accordance with its company purpose, BNP Paribas plays its roles in full as a financier of the economy, a responsible investor, and an accelerator in the necessary transition towards a sustainable economy. 

Through the strength of its diversified and integrated model and its unique position as European leader, the Group is continuing its development at the service of its clients, the economy and society and is launching its 2025 Strategic plan.

©Florian Groehn, Drobot Dean

2021 Integrated report

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