“Welcome to BNP Paribas. Present in the UK for more than 150 years, we’re a long-term partner to British business. Today, the Group is formed of 10 divisions and employs 9,300 staff based in 21 core locations right across the country. Our role is simply stated: help clients achieve their goals by combining local know-how and global reach. In so doing, we seek to make a positive, sustainable contribution to both the UK economy and society.”
Anne Marie Verstraeten, UK Country Head, BNP Paribas Group
150 years in the making
As one of the world’s pre-eminent banking groups – and the first ever French bank to set down roots in the UK in 1867 – the breadth and depth of our presence across the country means BNP Paribas is able provide UK companies and investors access to a full global suite of products and solutions in Europe and worldwide. This, combined with our long-term commitment to the UK, is what truly distinguishes BNP Paribas from other international banks operating in the country.
Learn more about BNP Paribas:
- BNP Paribas celebrates 150 years in the United Kingdom (video)
- History of BNP Paribas Group: two centuries of banking
- BNP Paribas Group website