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Message from Jean-Laurent Bonnafé following the attacks in Paris

  • 16.11.2015

"The extremely violent terrorist attacks in Paris and Saint-Denis, which claimed an unprecedented number of victims, have left us all deeply shocked.

Moreover, we have learned with great sadness that one of our BNP Paribas colleagues was among those killed during the attack on the Bataclan concert hall. Three colleagues are now in hospital following the attacks.

Our first thoughts go out to the families and loved ones of these four colleagues. We offer them all our support and sympathy for their suffering at this terrible moment and extend our sympathies to all the other victims of these despicable attacks.

The BNP Paribas Group observed a minute’s silence to mark our solidarity with the victims and their loved ones at 12 noon on Monday 16 November (local time in every country).

Meanwhile the Bank’s teams have been mobilised to follow the situation and take all necessary decisions to ensure the safety and security of our customers and staff." 

Jean-Laurent Bonnafé, Chief Executive Officer