A major player in support of the local economy
In Belgium, BNP Paribas offers a full range of products and services through its three core businesses: Retail Banking, Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions.
Retail Banking activities are covered by BNP Paribas Fortis through Retail & Private Banking (RBP) Belgium and Corporate & Public Bank, Belgium (CPBB). Together, they provide a comprehensive array of products and services to more than 3.6 million customers – individual consumers, entrepreneurs, companies, local public institutions and institutional customers.
BNP Paribas Fortis offers in-depth local market expertise in combination with international know-how via BNP Paribas’ network in nearly 80 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 & Investment Banking (CIB) offers its clients in Belgium and across the world full access to the BNP Paribas CIB product portfolio. BNP Paribas Fortis CIB consists of five business lines: Capital Markets, Specialised Finance, Transaction Banking Europe, Corporate Finance, Private Equity, plus Coverage Corporate Banking Europe (CCBE), an integrated banking network of more than 30 business centres in 16 European countries.
Investment Solutions (IS) combines BNP Paribas’ activities related to the collection, management, development, protection and administration of client savings and assets. IS offers a broad range of high value-added products and services designed to meet the requirements of corporates, institutional customers and individuals.
In Belgium, IS works through several BNP Paribas subsidiaries:
- BNP Paribas Cardif (insurance products, specialising in loan protection insurance)
- BNP Paribas Investment Partners (asset management)
- BNP Paribas Securities Services (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.