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July 12, 2013 -

BNP Paribas Bulgaria launches “Deposits with Future”

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First purely digital deposit platform established to meet the needs of Bulgarian customers to manage their savings anytime, anywhere

www.deposits.bnpparibas.bg

“Deposits with Future” are here now. BNP Paribas Bulgaria has launched the first-ever purely digital deposit project accessible at www.deposits.bnpparibas.bg. The innovative concept of the new platform aims to meet the needs and expectations of the Bulgarian consumers who have taste for the modern and wish to access their savings anytime & anywhere.

“BNP Paribas’ customers put safety first. Interest rate is a nice side bonus. And still- we are willing to propose to our clients very attractive interest rates.”– said Hans Broucke, Country Head of BNP Paribas for Bulgaria. “Our mission is to combine the most modern and secure technology with the highest level of customer care whilst benefiting from BNP Paribas’ financial solidity. Our main focus is building and maintaining long-term relationships with our clients. This is at the heart of our business model.”

To highlight BNP Paribas’ launch of the digital deposit project in Bulgaria, the Bank inaugurated the first of its kind Concept store in the heart of Sofia on the 11th of July. The BNP Paribas’ Concept store is designed to establish a friendly and cosy atmosphere for the Bank’s clients, to become a unique place for networking and hotspot for various events and meetings.

“For us it’s very important to meet the customers and make them comfortable with the use of the platform. It is a digital experience with a very human approach. We really strive to stay human in the digital era. We have established also a customer care centre to provide highly professional support over the phone.”– said Jocelyne Thomas – Vukovic, manager of Deposit business line of the Bank in the country.

BNP Paribas is rated A+ by S&P, A2 by Moody’s and A+ by Fitch, which makes it one of the best rated banks in the world and with the highest rating among the banks present in Bulgaria. In the last few months the Bank received awards by prestigious international media for its stability and financial strength, one of which for Bank of the Year 2012 by International Financial Review.
About BNP Paribas Bulgaria
BNP Paribas has been present in Bulgaria since 1994. Today, BNP Paribas S.A. – Sofia Branch, part of BNP Paribas Group, provides services to corporate and private clients. BNP Paribas S.A. – Sofia Branch offers a full range of products and services in corporate and investment banking, as well as customized financial solutions. Apart from its two main branches in Sofia and Varna, BNP Paribas Group is also represented in Bulgaria by the insurance company BNP Paribas Cardif and the leading consumer credit company – BNP Paribas Personal Finance, and employs more than 1,500 people.
Additional information at http://www.bnpparibas.bg.

About BNP Paribas Group
BNP Paribas (www.bnpparibas.com) has a presence in nearly 80 countries with 190,000 employees, including 145,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.

Contacts:

Nevena Batselova
Marketing Manager Deposit Business Line
BNP Paribas S.A. – Sofia Branch
Tel.: +359 889405066
Email: nevena.batselova@bnpparibas.com

Krasimira Antimova
Public Relations and Communications Officer
BNP Paribas S.A. – Sofia Branch
Tel. +359 888458555
Email: krasimira.antimova@bnpparibas.com