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BNP Paribas, the leading bank in the European Union
BNP Paribas is the leading bank in the European Union and a leading international banking player. Present in 68 countries, with more than 193,000 employees, the Group has key positions in several banking and financial services activities, structured around three main operating divisions:
Retail Banking (RB), which brings together the Group’s retail banking networks and several specialized businesses;
Investment & Protection Services (IPS) for savings, investment and protection solutions;
Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB), which serves two client franchises: Corporate clients and institutional investors.
The operating divisions of BNP Paribas are organized to increase cooperation between the business lines: A global and joint approach enhances the expertise offered to our clients in order to advise them throughout a long-term relationship.
A diversified and integrated business model
Backed by a solid diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
To this end, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong international presence especially in the Americas, as well as a solid and fast growing business in Asia Pacific.
BNP Paribas is also implementing a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group’s performance and stability.
Key figures for the Group (as at 31 December 2020)