A new Group of more than 205,000 people
21.09.2009 | Group
Following the shareholders' Meeting of Fortis Holding in Belgium and the Netherlands, the European Commission's agreements, and the approval of BNP Paribas shareholders, BNP Paribas holds 75% of Fortis Bank, Asset management, Private banking and 25% of Fortis Insurance Belgium via Fortis Bank, as well as 66% of BGL in Luxembourg.
With this major event, BNP Paribas is now leader in the euro zone in terms of deposits, with more than €540 billion.
Fortis Bank joined BNP Paribas in May 2009. Under the name BNP Paribas Fortis, it offers the Belgian market a comprehensive package of financial services for private individuals, the self-employed, professionals and SMEs. In the insurance sector, BNP Paribas Fortis works closely with Belgian market leader Fortis Insurance Belgium. The bank also provides wealthy individuals, corporations and public and financial institutions with customized solutions that can rely on BNP Paribas' know-how and benefit from its international network.
Management changes: Management Board membership expanded to 11 members
BGL BNP Paribas becomes 100% owner of BNP Paribas Luxembourg (02/26/2010)
Fortis Bank SA/NV announces new Board of Directors and new top management (14/05/09) (127 ko)