02 October 2014 BNP Paribas is enhancing its Corporate and Investment Banking business in Finland by opening a branch office in Helsinki. This local presence will facilitate closer proximity to the bank’s existing and prospective clients in Finland and will significantly strengthen its capabilities across the Nordic Region.
Pierre de Fontenay, Head of Nordic Region, commented “The opening of the branch in Helsinki supports our ambition to be the preferred international banking partner for corporate and institutional clients in the Nordic region. They will benefit from BNP Paribas’ Corporate and Investment Banking expertise, demonstrated through our leading positions in Europe in cash management, loan syndications and debt & equity-linked capital markets.”
BNP Paribas has a presence in 75 countries with more than 180,000 employees, including 140,000 in Europe. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending.