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April 6, 2010 - Group

BNP Paribas Investment Partners and Fortis Investments combine their operations

On 1 April, the closing of the transaction between BNP Paribas Investment Partners and Fortis Investments was completed. The combined entity is now operating under a single brand name: BNP Paribas Investment Partners. The integration of Fortis Investments has provided…

March 31, 2010 - Group

EcoTV Week: The economic news of the week in just 2 minutes

In early March, the BNP Paribas Economic Research Department launched a weekly video program called EcoTV Week. In a succinct two-minute format, the new show, presented by one of the Group’s economists, covers the economic and financial events of the…

March 25, 2010 - Group

On Wednesday 14 April 2010, 15 students from six different nationalities will meet in Paris to contest the final of ‘Ace Manager – The Second Set’, the second edition of BNP Paribas’ online game

Michel Pébereau, Chairman of BNP Paribas, will host the prize-giving The final of Ace Manager – The Second Set, the second edition of BNP Paribas’ online game, will take place at the bank in Paris on Wednesday 14 April 2010….

March 25, 2010 - Group

BNP Paribas Assurance 2009 financial results

2009 Gross Written Premiums up 28% to €20.7 billion €546 million in Pre-tax Net Profit after €200 million provision for PPE1, 3% lower Eric Lombard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas Assurance said: “BNP Paribas Assurance came through…

March 11, 2010 - Group

BNP Paribas remains leader as regards ISO certification

With a total of 82 International Standardization Organization (ISO) awards, BNP Paribas remains the leader in the bank-assurance sector by ISO certification awards. In 2009 BNP Paribas boasted: – 70 ISO 9001 certifications, an international standard for customer satisfaction. Almost…

March 11, 2010 - Group

BNP Paribas Securities Services produces thought-leadership white paper around UCITS IV and its implications for asset managers

The UCITS IV Directive will transform the buy side in the same way MiFID did for the sell side. This is just one of the conclusions in BNP Paribas Securities Services new “white paper” entitled ‘UCITS IV: the transforming event…

February 19, 2010 - Group

BNP Paribas Wealth Management ranked 6th worldwide, France’s best private bank and Luxembourg’s best private bank in the 2010 Euromoney poll

The 2010 Euromoney Private Banking survey has recognised BNP Paribas Wealth Management once again: The 2010 survey confirms the strong rankings we achieved in the 2009 survey, notably: – 6th global private bank – 4th private bank in Western Europe…

February 18, 2010 - Group

BNP Paribas Assurance announces expended supplemental health insurance solutions for seniors

– “BNP Paribas Protection Santé” supplemental health insurance policy provides extended coverage for seniors. – Integration with prevention service developed by SIEL Bleu, an association that promotes physical activity for seniors. – An innovation that combines supplemental health insurance and…

February 17, 2010 - Finance


During the announcement of the 2009 results, it has been specified that the Board of Directors will propose to the Annual General Meeting the payment of a dividend of €1.50 per share. The Board of Directors will also propose to…

February 11, 2010 - Group

Launch of BNP Paribas Competence Centres in Brussels

Specialist banking services for internationally operating companies Four Competence Centres have been launched today at the headquarters of BNP Paribas Fortis. These Brussels-based Competence Centres will offer – on behalf of the BNP Paribas Group – a range of European…

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