BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 70 countries and has nearly 200,000 employees, including nearly 150,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main fields of activity: Commercial, Personal Banking & Services for the Group’s commercial & personal banking and several specialised businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval ; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment and protection solutions ; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg. The Group is rolling out its integrated commercial & personal banking model across several Mediterranean countries, Turkey, Eastern Europe as well as via a large network in the western part of the United States. As a key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.
In the Nordic region, BNP Paribas employs 900 people across CIB, Asset Management, Personal Finance, Car Fleet Management, Leasing, Factoring and Insurance, with offices in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
"The Nordic Region is strategically important to BNP Paribas. We have a long-term commitment in all the Nordic countries. We have and will continue to make considerable investments in the region, both in terms of capital and in people. Our ambition is to be the leading Global European bank with international reach for our clients in the region." Eirik Winter, CEO BNP Paribas Group Nordic region