Personal Investors, created on the internet more than 25 years ago, is the BNP Paribas Group’s specialist in the field of digital banking and investment services. Personal Investors has more than 4.5 million individual clients, to whom it provides a wide range of banking, savings and short-to long-term investment services on mobile applications, online, by phone or through face-to-face contact. It also provides decision-making tools, advice and analysis.
Personal Investors also provides services and its IT platform to Independent Financial Advisors, Asset managers and Fintechs. Services include market access, transactions, account management and custody services.
Key figures Personal Investors 2021
In Germany and in India, Personal Investors operates under 4 separate brands
BNP Paribas Personal Investors Germany
Personal Investors operates under three brands in Germany, Consorsbank, targeted to individual customers, and DAB BNP Paribas for B2B customers and Wealth Management Private Banking for wealthy clients. Consorsbank is the no. 4 full-service direct bank(1) in the market by the number of customers and the 2nd online broker by the number of executed orders by individuals(2). DAB BNP Paribas is one of the leading operators for Independent Financial Advisors and Asset Management specialists. Personal Investors Germany offers its services to around 2.0 million customers in Germany.
(1) Excluding full-service direct bank specialized in automobile makers.
(2) Financial communication from the major competitors.
Sharekhan in India
In India, Sharekhan is one of the largest online broker. Its footprint extends to 575 towns through a network of 153 branches and over 3,000 franchisees, serving 2.5 million customers.
Source: Ranking based on data communicated by the National Stock Exchange in India.
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