Corporate & Institutional Banking

BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) provides sustainably tailored financial services, with strong emphasis on risk and regulatory management, for corporate and institutional clients worldwide.

A three-pronged expertise base at the service of clients

While solidly rooted in Europe, BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) relies on three main areas of expertise to accompany corporate and institutional clients around the world with a full range of solutions and expertise to bridge their respective needs: 

  • Consulting, financing and transaction banking for corporate clients and institutional investors, with Corporate Banking
  • Capital markets investment and financing, with Global Markets 
  • Securities clearing, custody and services, with Securities Services 
As the trusted European leader in sustainable finance, and following the Group’s purpose, CIB works together with its partners and clients to address the needs of a changing economy.

Leveraging the Group’s integrated and diversified businesses 

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“Trusted by a broad global client base, we match the finance needs of companies with the investment opportunities sought by institutional investors. CIB’s financial solutions create and contribute towards financing an ever-more sustainable economy.”

Yann Gérardin

Chief Operating Officer, Corporate & Institutional Banking

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Global reach and local expertise across three businesses 

Three branches of specialisation support CIB clients’ activities at a global level.

Corporate Banking

As the 1st European investment bank in EMEA, CIB supports its corporate client base in their development by providing strategic advice and first-class access to financing and transaction banking services. CIB acts as bridge builders between a broad and long-standing corporate client base and trusted institutional investors, leveraging on teams that combine global reach, sectorial expertise and local knowledge.


Global Markets

A specialist in capital-markets investment and financing, Global Markets offers a broad range of hedging, financing and market-intelligence products and services across all asset classes to help a wide range of institutional and corporate clients operating in international markets make informed decisions.


Securities Services

Securities Services is the world’s fifth largest securities custodian. It holds and administers the assets of banks, investment managers, insurance companies, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds around the world and ensures the smooth handling of their transactions. As such, Securities Services helps clients to expand their investment opportunities, manage risk and improve operating efficiency.


Corporate & Institutional Banking in three figures (31/12/2023)


countries where CIB operates

40 000

employees around the world

20 000

corporate and institutional clients

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