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November 29, 2007 -

BNP Paribas opens a new Electronic Banking Unit in Jebel Ali Free Zone

BNP Paribas is pleased to announce the opening of its new Electronic Banking Service Unit in Jebel Ali Free Zone which is operational with effect from 1st August 2007. This first Electronic Banking branch within BNP Paribas G.C.C. network, is…

November 29, 2007 -

Global banking major BNP Paribas relocates its regional office to Bahrain Financial Harbour

o Signs lease Agreement with Bahrain Financial Harbour for space uptake in the 53 storey Harbour Towerso Move reinforces BFH’s position as the Kingdom of Bahrain’s main financial district Manama, Bahrain, 9th September 2007: In a landmark announcement, Bahrain Financial…

November 28, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas and HEC Paris establish the BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre at HEC in France

BNP Paribas and HEC Business School announce today that they have established a BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre at HEC, this is the third BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre following BNP Paribas centre London Business School (LBS) in 2001 and…

November 20, 2007 - , ,

BNP Paribas pledges a significant donation to Bulgaria’s National Library “St.St. Cyril and Methodius”

At an official ceremony on 20th November 2007 in the National Library of Bulgaria, BNP Paribas’ Sofia Branch will formally present its new major donation project. The National Library “St. St. Cyril and Methodius” will receive over 80 PCs from…

November 16, 2007 - ,

Guido van HAUWERMEIREN has been appointed co-head of the Emerging Markets Business line of the International Retail Banking and Financial Services core business

Guido van Hauwermeiren has been appointed co-head of the Emerging Markets business line of the International Retail Banking and Financial Services core business. Based in Paris, he reports directly to Pierre Mariani, head of the Core business. In this position…

November 13, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas, through its subsidiary Cetelem, finalizes the acquisition of JetFinance International, a specialized consumer credit leader in Bulgaria

On November 7, 2007, after receiving final approval from the regulatory authorities, BNP Paribas completed the full acquisition of Bulgarian consumer credit leader JetFinance International through its subsidiary Cetelem. Consumer credit specialist JetFinance International has a portfolio of around 500,000…

November 9, 2007 - ,

Mobile contactless payment: major industry players launch joint field trial

Six major French banks (BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole and LCL, Crédit Mutuel-CIC, Groupe Caisse d’Epargne, La Banque Postale and Société Générale) as well as four mobile operators (Bouygues Telecom, NRJ Mobile, Orange and SFR) join forces in cooperation with MasterCard…

November 8, 2007 - ,

Results as at 30 September 2007

THIRD QUARTER 2007 A ROBUST BUSINESS MODEL: GROWTH IN THE REVENUES OF ALL THE CORE BUSINESSES• Revenues €7,690mn (+12.6%/3Q06)• Gross Operating Income €3,047mn (+18.7%/3Q06) THE EFFECTS OF A STRINGENT RISK POLICY: LIMITED IMPACT OF THE CRISIS ON THE QUARTER’S RESULTS•…

October 29, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas extending business in the Gulf and appoints Mark Waters as Head of Debt Capital Markets for the region

BNP Paribas in the Gulf is pleased to announce the creation of a combined syndications and bond origination platform on the ground as from October 2007. Both activities were previously followed separately from London. This initiative will capitalise on the…

October 24, 2007 - ,

Cetelem and UCB tie in their activities to create “BNP Paribas Personal Finance”

The birth of a global credit player Number 1 in Europe* As announced last May, Cetelem and UCB have confirmed their tie-in for creating the “BNP Paribas Personal Finance” business line as part of the International Retail Banking and Financial…

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November 29, 2007 -

BNP Paribas opens a new Electronic Banking Unit in Jebel Ali Free Zone

BNP Paribas is pleased to announce the opening of its new Electronic Banking Service Unit in Jebel Ali Free Zone which is operational with effect from 1st August 2007. This first Electronic Banking branch within BNP Paribas G.C.C. network, is…

November 29, 2007 -

Global banking major BNP Paribas relocates its regional office to Bahrain Financial Harbour

o Signs lease Agreement with Bahrain Financial Harbour for space uptake in the 53 storey Harbour Towerso Move reinforces BFH’s position as the Kingdom of Bahrain’s main financial district Manama, Bahrain, 9th September 2007: In a landmark announcement, Bahrain Financial…

November 28, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas and HEC Paris establish the BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre at HEC in France

BNP Paribas and HEC Business School announce today that they have established a BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre at HEC, this is the third BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre following BNP Paribas centre London Business School (LBS) in 2001 and…

November 20, 2007 - , ,

BNP Paribas pledges a significant donation to Bulgaria’s National Library “St.St. Cyril and Methodius”

At an official ceremony on 20th November 2007 in the National Library of Bulgaria, BNP Paribas’ Sofia Branch will formally present its new major donation project. The National Library “St. St. Cyril and Methodius” will receive over 80 PCs from…

November 16, 2007 - ,

Guido van HAUWERMEIREN has been appointed co-head of the Emerging Markets Business line of the International Retail Banking and Financial Services core business

Guido van Hauwermeiren has been appointed co-head of the Emerging Markets business line of the International Retail Banking and Financial Services core business. Based in Paris, he reports directly to Pierre Mariani, head of the Core business. In this position…

November 13, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas, through its subsidiary Cetelem, finalizes the acquisition of JetFinance International, a specialized consumer credit leader in Bulgaria

On November 7, 2007, after receiving final approval from the regulatory authorities, BNP Paribas completed the full acquisition of Bulgarian consumer credit leader JetFinance International through its subsidiary Cetelem. Consumer credit specialist JetFinance International has a portfolio of around 500,000…

November 9, 2007 - ,

Mobile contactless payment: major industry players launch joint field trial

Six major French banks (BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole and LCL, Crédit Mutuel-CIC, Groupe Caisse d’Epargne, La Banque Postale and Société Générale) as well as four mobile operators (Bouygues Telecom, NRJ Mobile, Orange and SFR) join forces in cooperation with MasterCard…

November 8, 2007 - ,

Results as at 30 September 2007

THIRD QUARTER 2007 A ROBUST BUSINESS MODEL: GROWTH IN THE REVENUES OF ALL THE CORE BUSINESSES• Revenues €7,690mn (+12.6%/3Q06)• Gross Operating Income €3,047mn (+18.7%/3Q06) THE EFFECTS OF A STRINGENT RISK POLICY: LIMITED IMPACT OF THE CRISIS ON THE QUARTER’S RESULTS•…

October 29, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas extending business in the Gulf and appoints Mark Waters as Head of Debt Capital Markets for the region

BNP Paribas in the Gulf is pleased to announce the creation of a combined syndications and bond origination platform on the ground as from October 2007. Both activities were previously followed separately from London. This initiative will capitalise on the…

October 24, 2007 - ,

Cetelem and UCB tie in their activities to create “BNP Paribas Personal Finance”

The birth of a global credit player Number 1 in Europe* As announced last May, Cetelem and UCB have confirmed their tie-in for creating the “BNP Paribas Personal Finance” business line as part of the International Retail Banking and Financial…