With a presence in 75 countries, including all the main international financial markets, BNP Paribas can boast one of the most extensive global banking networks. The mutually complementary nature of its commercial and financial activities also enables BNP Paribas to play an outstanding role in the provision of Corporate and Institutonal Banking, Private Banking and Asset Management. BNP Paribas has built up 2 major complementary areas of activity, on which the strategic focus of the group’s activities is centred and where its financial strength essentially lies. Thanks to the synergies created between our various lines of financial business and between our establishments across the world, we are excellently placed to rise to the challenges which our clients set us. BNP Paribas has taken a new step forward in its services to corporate clients with ‘One Bank for Corporates in Europe and Beyond’. It provides integrated banking solutions based on a dynamic cross-selling approach, with a network of 150 business centres in 23 European countries.