Arval continues to perform in a depressed automotive market In the midst of an automotive market in crisis, Arval recorded above-market performance in 2008 with 12% growth in its leased fleet, while in Europe corporate vehicle fleets only reported a 0.4% increase and Operationally Leased Fleets a 3% increase over the same period.

Arval continues to perform in a depressed automotive market
In the midst of an automotive market in crisis, Arval recorded above-market performance in 2008 with 12% growth in its leased fleet, while in Europe corporate vehicle fleets only reported a 0.4% increase and Operationally Leased Fleets a 3% increase over the same period.
With a leased fleet […]

BNP Paribas ranks 8th among the World’s 50 Safest Banks

BNP Paribas ranks 8th among the World’s 50 Safest Banks
BNP Paribas has been ranked 8th in Global Finance magazine’s World‘s 50 Safest Banks 2009 listing to appear in the magazine’s April issue.
The World’s 50 Safest Banks 2009 were selected through a comparison of the long-term credit ratings and total assets of the 500 largest banks […]

New agreement on the terms of the acquisition of Fortis’ activities in Belgium and Luxembourg

New agreement on the terms of the acquisition of Fortis’ activities in Belgium and Luxembourg
The Belgian State, Fortis Holding and BNP Paribas have negociated a termsheet, amending the Protocol, signed on 10th October 2008, which modifies the terms of BNP Paribas’ acquisition of Fortis’ activities in Belgium and Luxembourg.
Under the terms of this new agreement […]

BNP Paribas Assurance expands gender equality initiatives in partnership with NGO “Aide et Action”

BNP Paribas Assurance expands gender equality initiatives in partnership with NGO “Aide et Action”
BNP Paribas Assurance has been formally committed to an active Corporate Social Responsibility policy since 2006. The company promotes diversity and places particular priority on fighting against all forms of discrimination and on promoting equal opportunity regardless of origins, age, disabilities or […]

BNP Paribas launches “Starbank” a game which allows employees to learn about banking activities

BNP Paribas launches “Starbank” a game which allows employees to learn about banking activities
BNP Paribas is introducing “Starbank”, a serious game designed to help new recruits understand how a bank works. This innovative, interactive game has been developed to complement the existing training activities that are part of the bank’s induction programme.
Additionally, the “Starbank” program […]

BNP Paribas Assurance acclaimed twice over

BNP Paribas Assurance acclaimed twice over
BNP Paribas Assurance received two awards in this first week of February 2009, in recognition of initiatives, conducted as part of its strategy on corporate social responsibility.
In the context of the Tom Com Corporate Business awards given for image communication, internal, financial and recruitment communication and for B2B communication, BNP […]

BNP Paribas Ranked 8th in the Top 500 Banking Brands

BNP Paribas Ranked 8th in the Top 500 Banking Brands
The Banker has released a report rating the “Top 500 Banking Brands” for 2008. BNP Paribas ranks 8th. This yearly report is produced by The Banker with the cooperation of the leading UK brand valuation firm, Brand Finance.
Dave Haigh, CEO of Brand Finance, comments “We typically […]

4,000 students worldwide play “Ace Manager”, the first professional online adventure game by BNP Paribas

4,000 students worldwide play “Ace Manager”, the first professional online adventure game by BNP Paribas
4,000 students from 106 countries in the five continents are playing Ace Manager, the first online professional adventure game based on real facts, by
BNP Paribas.
Starting today, and for a period of six weeks, 1000 teams, each comprising four students, will play […]

Amendments to the terms governing the acquisition of Fortis’ activities in Belgium and Luxembourg

Amendments to the terms governing the acquisition of Fortis’ activities in Belgium and Luxembourg
BNP Paribas, the Belgian state and Fortis Holding agreed to amend the Protocol, signed on the 10th October 2008, along the lines of the recommendations contained in the report of the experts appointed by the Court of Appeal in Brussels. If the […]

Estimated net Profit of 3 billion euros for 2008 - Participation in the second stage of the French Plan to strengthen Bank’s Capital

Estimated net Profit of 3 billion euros for 2008 - Participation in the second stage of the French Plan to strengthen Bank’s Capital
The Board of Directors of BNP Paribas met on the 25th January 2009 to be informed of the preliminary estimations for the 2008 results and to examine the way in which the Group […]