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July 17, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas strengthens its position in the strategically important Mediterranean Basin by taking operational control of Sahara Bank in Libya

BNP Paribas was selected as the strategic partner of Sahara Bank by the Central Bank of Libya today. The Group thus becomes the first foreign bank to develop full service banking activities in Libya, in accordance with BNP Paribas’ strategy…

July 13, 2007 - , ,

BNP Paribas fourth bank in the world according to Project Finance in the renewable energy sector in 2006

BNP Paribas ranks fourth globally in the renewable energy sector in 2006. With $ 1,054.2m financing and eight projects financed, BNP Paribas is the first French bank in the ranking. In particular, BNP Paribas has financed three wind resorts in…

July 11, 2007 - ,

Standard & Poor’s raises the credit rating of BNP Paribas to AA+/ stable outlook

With Rabobank and Wells Fargo (rated AAA), and UBS (rated AA+), BNP Paribas is now part of the fourth strongest banks in the world. Standard & Poor’s underlines the diversification of the businesses and the growing internationalization of the group.

July 10, 2007 - , ,

BNP Paribas among 40 environmental European leaders according to FTSE4Good

BNP Paribas has been included in the new FTSE4Good Environmental Leaders Europe 40 Index. This index rates the leader European companies in the environmental management by a score for the environment, human rights and stakeholder themes. BNP Paribas has obtained…

July 2, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas Completes Sukuk Bond issue in Saudi Arabia for Saad

BNP Paribas has completed the second largest bond issue in Saudi Arabia for Saad Trading Contracting and Financial Services Company (STCFSC). BNP Paribas acted as sole bookrunner for this USD 650 million, 5-year bond issue, in Sukuk format (meaning the…

July 2, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas Successfully Acquires RBS International Securities Services

BNP Paribas has today announced the successful acquisition, following the attainment of all regulatory approvals, of RBS International Securities Services (Holdings) Limited, part of RBS International, the 70:30 joint venture between RBS International and The Bank of New York. The…

July 2, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas on the podium for the best French brands

Ranking third in the last edition of the “top French brands”, the BNP Paribas brand climbed to second place in this year’s edition and increased its value in 2006. This ranking, established by Interbrand, calculates the value of a brand,…

June 29, 2007 - ,

Publication of the 2006 Environmental and Social Report of BNP Paribas

The 2006 edition of the Environmental and Social Report is available online. Until now, it was integrated in the Sustainable Development Chapter of the Group’s Annual Report, but this year the Environment and Social responsibility part is one separated report…

June 20, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas launches “EcoTV by BNP Paribas”, an 8 minute online monthly programme interpreting economic news

Paris / London – The BNP Paribas Economic Research Department has launched EcoTV, a monthly 8 to 10 minute programme on the web, which broadcasts current economic news in both French and English. This web TV programme is presented in…

June 15, 2007 -

BNP Paribas seals Exelbank purchase

Madrid/Paris/London – BNP Paribas announces today that, following approval from the relevant regulatory authorities, it has signed the agreement for its wholly-owned subsidiary, BNP Paribas Securities Services to purchase Exelbank, the specialist custody and depository banking firm formerly owned by…

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July 17, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas strengthens its position in the strategically important Mediterranean Basin by taking operational control of Sahara Bank in Libya

BNP Paribas was selected as the strategic partner of Sahara Bank by the Central Bank of Libya today. The Group thus becomes the first foreign bank to develop full service banking activities in Libya, in accordance with BNP Paribas’ strategy…

July 13, 2007 - , ,

BNP Paribas fourth bank in the world according to Project Finance in the renewable energy sector in 2006

BNP Paribas ranks fourth globally in the renewable energy sector in 2006. With $ 1,054.2m financing and eight projects financed, BNP Paribas is the first French bank in the ranking. In particular, BNP Paribas has financed three wind resorts in…

July 11, 2007 - ,

Standard & Poor’s raises the credit rating of BNP Paribas to AA+/ stable outlook

With Rabobank and Wells Fargo (rated AAA), and UBS (rated AA+), BNP Paribas is now part of the fourth strongest banks in the world. Standard & Poor’s underlines the diversification of the businesses and the growing internationalization of the group.

July 10, 2007 - , ,

BNP Paribas among 40 environmental European leaders according to FTSE4Good

BNP Paribas has been included in the new FTSE4Good Environmental Leaders Europe 40 Index. This index rates the leader European companies in the environmental management by a score for the environment, human rights and stakeholder themes. BNP Paribas has obtained…

July 2, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas Completes Sukuk Bond issue in Saudi Arabia for Saad

BNP Paribas has completed the second largest bond issue in Saudi Arabia for Saad Trading Contracting and Financial Services Company (STCFSC). BNP Paribas acted as sole bookrunner for this USD 650 million, 5-year bond issue, in Sukuk format (meaning the…

July 2, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas Successfully Acquires RBS International Securities Services

BNP Paribas has today announced the successful acquisition, following the attainment of all regulatory approvals, of RBS International Securities Services (Holdings) Limited, part of RBS International, the 70:30 joint venture between RBS International and The Bank of New York. The…

July 2, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas on the podium for the best French brands

Ranking third in the last edition of the “top French brands”, the BNP Paribas brand climbed to second place in this year’s edition and increased its value in 2006. This ranking, established by Interbrand, calculates the value of a brand,…

June 29, 2007 - ,

Publication of the 2006 Environmental and Social Report of BNP Paribas

The 2006 edition of the Environmental and Social Report is available online. Until now, it was integrated in the Sustainable Development Chapter of the Group’s Annual Report, but this year the Environment and Social responsibility part is one separated report…

June 20, 2007 - ,

BNP Paribas launches “EcoTV by BNP Paribas”, an 8 minute online monthly programme interpreting economic news

Paris / London – The BNP Paribas Economic Research Department has launched EcoTV, a monthly 8 to 10 minute programme on the web, which broadcasts current economic news in both French and English. This web TV programme is presented in…

June 15, 2007 -

BNP Paribas seals Exelbank purchase

Madrid/Paris/London – BNP Paribas announces today that, following approval from the relevant regulatory authorities, it has signed the agreement for its wholly-owned subsidiary, BNP Paribas Securities Services to purchase Exelbank, the specialist custody and depository banking firm formerly owned by…