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July 17, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas strengthens its position in the strategically important Mediterranean Basin by taking operational control of Sahara Bank in Libya

BNP Paribas was selected as the strategic partner of Sahara Bank by the Central Bank of Libya today. The Group thus becomes the first foreign bank to develop full service banking activities in Libya, in accordance with BNP Paribas’ strategy…

July 13, 2007 - , ,

BNP Paribas fourth bank in the world according to Project Finance in the renewable energy sector in 2006

BNP Paribas ranks fourth globally in the renewable energy sector in 2006. With $ 1,054.2m financing and eight projects financed, BNP Paribas is the first French bank in the ranking. In particular, BNP Paribas has financed three wind resorts in…

July 11, 2007 - ,

Standard & Poor’s raises the credit rating of BNP Paribas to AA+/ stable outlook

With Rabobank and Wells Fargo (rated AAA), and UBS (rated AA+), BNP Paribas is now part of the fourth strongest banks in the world. Standard & Poor’s underlines the diversification of the businesses and the growing internationalization of the group.

July 10, 2007 - , ,

BNP Paribas among 40 environmental European leaders according to FTSE4Good

BNP Paribas has been included in the new FTSE4Good Environmental Leaders Europe 40 Index. This index rates the leader European companies in the environmental management by a score for the environment, human rights and stakeholder themes. BNP Paribas has obtained…

July 2, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas Completes Sukuk Bond issue in Saudi Arabia for Saad

BNP Paribas has completed the second largest bond issue in Saudi Arabia for Saad Trading Contracting and Financial Services Company (STCFSC). BNP Paribas acted as sole bookrunner for this USD 650 million, 5-year bond issue, in Sukuk format (meaning the…

July 2, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas on the podium for the best French brands

Ranking third in the last edition of the “top French brands”, the BNP Paribas brand climbed to second place in this year’s edition and increased its value in 2006. This ranking, established by Interbrand, calculates the value of a brand,…

June 29, 2007 - ,

Publication of the 2006 Environmental and Social Report of BNP Paribas

The 2006 edition of the Environmental and Social Report is available online. Until now, it was integrated in the Sustainable Development Chapter of the Group’s Annual Report, but this year the Environment and Social responsibility part is one separated report…

June 20, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas launches “EcoTV by BNP Paribas”, an 8 minute online monthly programme interpreting economic news

Paris / London – The BNP Paribas Economic Research Department has launched EcoTV, a monthly 8 to 10 minute programme on the web, which broadcasts current economic news in both French and English. This web TV programme is presented in…

May 29, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas to regroup its expertise in asset management under the brand name BNP Paribas Investment Partners

In just a few years, BNP Paribas’ Asset Management has achieved widely recognised expertise across a range of innovative products and new markets. These specialised capabilities have now been brought together under the brand name of BNP Paribas Investment Partners,…

May 15, 2007 -

BNP Paribas publishes its 2006 annual report

“BNP Paribas delivered a stellar earnings and growth performance in 2006, with net income climbing 24.9% to hit a record high of EUR 7.3 billion and net banking income surging by almost 28% to reach EUR 27.9 billion. International Retail…

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July 17, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas strengthens its position in the strategically important Mediterranean Basin by taking operational control of Sahara Bank in Libya

BNP Paribas was selected as the strategic partner of Sahara Bank by the Central Bank of Libya today. The Group thus becomes the first foreign bank to develop full service banking activities in Libya, in accordance with BNP Paribas’ strategy…

July 13, 2007 - , ,

BNP Paribas fourth bank in the world according to Project Finance in the renewable energy sector in 2006

BNP Paribas ranks fourth globally in the renewable energy sector in 2006. With $ 1,054.2m financing and eight projects financed, BNP Paribas is the first French bank in the ranking. In particular, BNP Paribas has financed three wind resorts in…

July 11, 2007 - ,

Standard & Poor’s raises the credit rating of BNP Paribas to AA+/ stable outlook

With Rabobank and Wells Fargo (rated AAA), and UBS (rated AA+), BNP Paribas is now part of the fourth strongest banks in the world. Standard & Poor’s underlines the diversification of the businesses and the growing internationalization of the group.

July 10, 2007 - , ,

BNP Paribas among 40 environmental European leaders according to FTSE4Good

BNP Paribas has been included in the new FTSE4Good Environmental Leaders Europe 40 Index. This index rates the leader European companies in the environmental management by a score for the environment, human rights and stakeholder themes. BNP Paribas has obtained…

July 2, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas Completes Sukuk Bond issue in Saudi Arabia for Saad

BNP Paribas has completed the second largest bond issue in Saudi Arabia for Saad Trading Contracting and Financial Services Company (STCFSC). BNP Paribas acted as sole bookrunner for this USD 650 million, 5-year bond issue, in Sukuk format (meaning the…

July 2, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas on the podium for the best French brands

Ranking third in the last edition of the “top French brands”, the BNP Paribas brand climbed to second place in this year’s edition and increased its value in 2006. This ranking, established by Interbrand, calculates the value of a brand,…

June 29, 2007 - ,

Publication of the 2006 Environmental and Social Report of BNP Paribas

The 2006 edition of the Environmental and Social Report is available online. Until now, it was integrated in the Sustainable Development Chapter of the Group’s Annual Report, but this year the Environment and Social responsibility part is one separated report…

June 20, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas launches “EcoTV by BNP Paribas”, an 8 minute online monthly programme interpreting economic news

Paris / London – The BNP Paribas Economic Research Department has launched EcoTV, a monthly 8 to 10 minute programme on the web, which broadcasts current economic news in both French and English. This web TV programme is presented in…

May 29, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas to regroup its expertise in asset management under the brand name BNP Paribas Investment Partners

In just a few years, BNP Paribas’ Asset Management has achieved widely recognised expertise across a range of innovative products and new markets. These specialised capabilities have now been brought together under the brand name of BNP Paribas Investment Partners,…

May 15, 2007 -

BNP Paribas publishes its 2006 annual report

“BNP Paribas delivered a stellar earnings and growth performance in 2006, with net income climbing 24.9% to hit a record high of EUR 7.3 billion and net banking income surging by almost 28% to reach EUR 27.9 billion. International Retail…