News & Press Releases BNP Paribas and RCS partner with Tennis South Africa to grow the next generation of talent BNP Paribas Middle East Africa • BNP Paribas, RCS and Tennis South Africa ‘Rising Star Tennis’ initiative aims at increasing youth participation in tennis in South Africa. • This national primary school’s tennis championship will involve hundreds of schools across the country, over 7 months. • ATP star Kevin Anderson is the official ambassador of this initiative. Grass roots tennis in South Africa has received a significant boost following an announcement by BNP Paribas and their wholly owned consumer finance subsidiary RCS, regarding a partnership with Tennis South Africa (TSA) to launch the ‘Rising Star Tennis’ initiative together. - BNP Paribas Middle East Africa
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September 16, 2008 -

CIB awarded ‘World’s Best Global Bank in Trade Finance 2008’

For the first time this year, BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) won the “World’s Best Global Bank in Trade Finance 2008” award from Global Finance magazine. The “World’s Best Banks” were selected based on performance over the past…

September 12, 2008 -

The Group is selected in DJSI World and DJSI Stoxx indices for socially responsible investment

The Swiss agency Sustainable Asset Management (SAM) recently published the results of its Corporate social responsibility assessment of more than 1,200 companies listed in the Stock Exchange around the World. For the banking sector, BNP Paribas is among 13 European…

September 12, 2008 -

EcoTV: international conjuncture, France, Vietnam … in video

The webTV for BNP Paribas economists, is presented by the journalist Sybille Deshedin. On the agenda every month is Philippe d’Arvisenet, Director of Economic Research; as well as two interviews regarding the top headlines in the international economic world. EcoTV…

September 9, 2008 -

Avtomotor Corporation: EUR 55,000,000 syndicated credit facility

We are pleased to announce that Avtomotor Corporation AD – authorized importer of Citroen for Bulgaria – contracted on the 15th of August 2008 a syndicated credit facility in the amount of EUR 55,000,000. BNP Paribas S.A. – Sofia Branch…

September 4, 2008 - , ,

BNP Paribas CIB appoints Alain Dib as Global Head of Distressed Finance Group (DFG)

BNP Paribas CIB decides to create a new activity called “Distressed Finance Group” and appoints Alain Dib as Global Head of DFG, reporting to Frederic Janbon, Global Head of Fixed Income, and Dominique Rémy, Global Head of Financing businesses. Alain…

August 20, 2008 - ,

Investment Strategy: Technical rebound in equities fizzles out

An extract of the August 2008 edition of Investment Strategy: Technical rebound in equities fizzles outAfter a disastrous first two weeks of July for equity markets during which share prices fell below their previous lows of March in response to…

August 6, 2008 - ,

BNP Paribas Group: Results as at 30 June 2008

1.5 BILLION EUROS IN NET QUARTERLY PROFITS (GROUP SHARE) IN A DIFFICULT ENVIRONMENT AND WITH NO SIGNIFICANT CAPITAL GAINS The Board of Directors of BNP Paribas met on 5 August 2008. The meeting was chaired by Michel Pébereau and the…

August 5, 2008 -

BNP Paribas Personal Finance elected “Best Consumer Finance Company”

The ‘Cards and Payments Europe 2008’ conference held in Brussels in June was the occasion for the presentation of the Cards International Global Awards. The conference, organised by the magazine Cards International for more than 20 years now, brought together…

August 1, 2008 - ,

Euromoney 2008: two extra awards for BNP Paribas

UkrSibbank, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group, received the “Best Bank in Ukraine” award from the magazine Euromoney. In its July edition, the magazine rewarded the Ukrainian bank’s excellent results in a tumultuous economic and financial climate. UkrSibbank…

July 22, 2008 - ,

BNP Paribas supports disadvantaged children in Bulgaria

BNP Paribas continues to expand its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives around the world by participating in initiatives focusing on supporting disadvantaged children. In Bulgaria, BNP Paribas joined the “Victor Hugo” French school in Sofia to support children from the Dupnitza…

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September 16, 2008 -

CIB awarded ‘World’s Best Global Bank in Trade Finance 2008’

For the first time this year, BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) won the “World’s Best Global Bank in Trade Finance 2008” award from Global Finance magazine. The “World’s Best Banks” were selected based on performance over the past…

September 12, 2008 -

The Group is selected in DJSI World and DJSI Stoxx indices for socially responsible investment

The Swiss agency Sustainable Asset Management (SAM) recently published the results of its Corporate social responsibility assessment of more than 1,200 companies listed in the Stock Exchange around the World. For the banking sector, BNP Paribas is among 13 European…

September 12, 2008 -

EcoTV: international conjuncture, France, Vietnam … in video

The webTV for BNP Paribas economists, is presented by the journalist Sybille Deshedin. On the agenda every month is Philippe d’Arvisenet, Director of Economic Research; as well as two interviews regarding the top headlines in the international economic world. EcoTV…

September 9, 2008 -

Avtomotor Corporation: EUR 55,000,000 syndicated credit facility

We are pleased to announce that Avtomotor Corporation AD – authorized importer of Citroen for Bulgaria – contracted on the 15th of August 2008 a syndicated credit facility in the amount of EUR 55,000,000. BNP Paribas S.A. – Sofia Branch…

September 4, 2008 - , ,

BNP Paribas CIB appoints Alain Dib as Global Head of Distressed Finance Group (DFG)

BNP Paribas CIB decides to create a new activity called “Distressed Finance Group” and appoints Alain Dib as Global Head of DFG, reporting to Frederic Janbon, Global Head of Fixed Income, and Dominique Rémy, Global Head of Financing businesses. Alain…

August 20, 2008 - ,

Investment Strategy: Technical rebound in equities fizzles out

An extract of the August 2008 edition of Investment Strategy: Technical rebound in equities fizzles outAfter a disastrous first two weeks of July for equity markets during which share prices fell below their previous lows of March in response to…

August 6, 2008 - ,

BNP Paribas Group: Results as at 30 June 2008

1.5 BILLION EUROS IN NET QUARTERLY PROFITS (GROUP SHARE) IN A DIFFICULT ENVIRONMENT AND WITH NO SIGNIFICANT CAPITAL GAINS The Board of Directors of BNP Paribas met on 5 August 2008. The meeting was chaired by Michel Pébereau and the…

August 5, 2008 -

BNP Paribas Personal Finance elected “Best Consumer Finance Company”

The ‘Cards and Payments Europe 2008’ conference held in Brussels in June was the occasion for the presentation of the Cards International Global Awards. The conference, organised by the magazine Cards International for more than 20 years now, brought together…

August 1, 2008 - ,

Euromoney 2008: two extra awards for BNP Paribas

UkrSibbank, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group, received the “Best Bank in Ukraine” award from the magazine Euromoney. In its July edition, the magazine rewarded the Ukrainian bank’s excellent results in a tumultuous economic and financial climate. UkrSibbank…

July 22, 2008 - ,

BNP Paribas supports disadvantaged children in Bulgaria

BNP Paribas continues to expand its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives around the world by participating in initiatives focusing on supporting disadvantaged children. In Bulgaria, BNP Paribas joined the “Victor Hugo” French school in Sofia to support children from the Dupnitza…