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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…

October 17, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas Asset Management confirms its progress in SRI

Novethic’s new “SRI theme-based funds” category: Parworld Environmental Opportunities, among the 7 out of 22 funds selected Broadening of the Responsible Investment range, with two bond funds and one equity fund For the first time, Novethic has analysed the funds…

October 9, 2007 -

BNP Paribas received two awards from the Global Finance Derivatives Awards 2007

BNP Paribas was named “Best Credit Derivatives Provider-Asia” and “Best Equity Derivatives Provider-North America” by Global Finance. A full report on the awards will be published in the November issue of the magazine. For the fourth consecutive year, Global Finance…

August 2, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas’ interviews – The virtual world of Second Life

Following on L’Atelier, BNP Paribas‘ center of new technologies monitoring and analysis, several companies of the Group joined the virtual world of Second Life. The net surfers browse this 3-D community network thanks to their avatar (a virtual character). INTERVIEW…

August 1, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas Group: Second Quarter 2007 Results

ROBUST ORGANIC GROWTH… • REVENUES: €8,214mn, +13.4%/2Q06(+13.6% at constant scope and exchange rates) – French Retail Banking (excluding PEL/CEL): +3.5%/2Q06– BNL bc: +7.4%/2Q06– International Retail Financial Services: +9.4%/2Q06– Asset Management and Services: +21.9%/2Q06– Corporate and Investment Banking: +24.0%/2Q06 • NET…

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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…

October 17, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas Asset Management confirms its progress in SRI

Novethic’s new “SRI theme-based funds” category: Parworld Environmental Opportunities, among the 7 out of 22 funds selected Broadening of the Responsible Investment range, with two bond funds and one equity fund For the first time, Novethic has analysed the funds…

October 9, 2007 -

BNP Paribas received two awards from the Global Finance Derivatives Awards 2007

BNP Paribas was named “Best Credit Derivatives Provider-Asia” and “Best Equity Derivatives Provider-North America” by Global Finance. A full report on the awards will be published in the November issue of the magazine. For the fourth consecutive year, Global Finance…

August 2, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas’ interviews – The virtual world of Second Life

Following on L’Atelier, BNP Paribas‘ center of new technologies monitoring and analysis, several companies of the Group joined the virtual world of Second Life. The net surfers browse this 3-D community network thanks to their avatar (a virtual character). INTERVIEW…

August 1, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas Group: Second Quarter 2007 Results

ROBUST ORGANIC GROWTH… • REVENUES: €8,214mn, +13.4%/2Q06(+13.6% at constant scope and exchange rates) – French Retail Banking (excluding PEL/CEL): +3.5%/2Q06– BNL bc: +7.4%/2Q06– International Retail Financial Services: +9.4%/2Q06– Asset Management and Services: +21.9%/2Q06– Corporate and Investment Banking: +24.0%/2Q06 • NET…