In Belgium, BNP Paribas offers a full range of products and services through its two core businesses: Retail Banking, Corporate & Institutional Banking and Investment Solutions.
BNP Paribas Fortis Retail banking activities comprise banking services to a range of client types, including individual customers, self-employed people and those in the liberal professions, small and medium-sized companies, local businesses and non-profit organisations. Retail customers are served through an omni-channel distribution strategy.
BNP Paribas Fortis offers in-depth local market expertise in combination with international know-how via BNP Paribas’ network in 74 countries.
Some services are provided through specialised subsidiaries, including AlphaCredit (consumer loans), BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions (capital equipment and real estate leasing), BNP Paribas Fortis Factor (factoring services) and Arval (operational leasing of vehicles)
Lending for international buyers of residential properties is provided through BNP Paribas International Buyers, a BNP Paribas Personal Finance department.
Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) offers its clients in Belgium and across the world full access to the BNP Paribas CIB product portfolio. CIB advises and supports large and medium-sized companies, public and non-profit institutions and financial institutions with their development or investment strategies both in Europe and worldwide, as well as with their cash flow management. It responds in a tangible way to their need for financing and investment, advice and risk management, including via the capital markets.
International Financial Services (IFS) combines BNP Paribas’ activities related to the collection, management, development, protection and administration of client savings and assets. IFS offers a broad range of high value-added products and services designed to meet the requirements of corporates, institutional customers and individuals.
In Belgium, IFS works through several BNP Paribas subsidiaries:
- BNP Paribas Cardif (insurance products, specialising in loan protection insurance)
- BNP Paribas Asset Management (asset management)
- BP2S (custody and settlement of securities)
- BNP Paribas Real Estate (real estate services for companies)
As the bank for a changing world, we aim to drive and anticipate innovation. We are committed to helping and supporting our clients as they face change. For individual customers, this includes online and mobile banking, together with new payment methods. For companies, we support the globalisation of their business activities. And for creators, we are there to help them bring their plans to fruition.
We also take our corporate social responsibility and civic duty very seriously. This manifests in our loan and investment policies towards sensitive sectors, our environmental commitments, our policies on diversity, the civic work of our private foundation, our cultural philanthropy and our sponsorship work.