BNP Paribas in the United States is part of a far-reaching global banking network, offering its clients a full range of services from investment and retail banking to asset management services. BNP Paribas has been present in the country since 1919 as the French American Banking Corporation and currently has over 14,000 employees in the US.
In the United States, the three core businesses of BNP Paribas mirror the Bank’s global organization: Corporate & Investment Banking, Investment Solutions, and Retail Banking.
Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) provides financing, advisory, and capital markets services. CIB clients consist of companies, financial institutions, investment funds, and hedge funds. In the US, CIB has over 3,000 employees in locations across the country, including New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Dallas.
Investment Solutions provides the complete portfolio of integrated investment services available from the BNP Paribas Group for both private and institutional investors. Investment Solutions comprises four complementary businesses in the United States: Asset Management, Securities Services, Wealth Management, and Real Estate Services. In total, there are over 400 Investment Solutions employees across 6 locations in the US: New York, Jersey City, Boston, Chicago, King of Prussia, and Miami.
Retail Banking in the US includes both branch networks and a range of other specialized financial services. BancWest Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas, is the holding company for Bank of the West and First Hawaiian Bank. The two banks serve more than 4 million household and business accounts through over 700 retail branch locations and dozens of commercial banking offices in 20 Western and Midwestern states and overseas in Guam and Saipan.
Tennis and BNP Paribas in the US
As part of BNP Paribas’ worldwide commitment to tennis, the Bank is a major sponsor of the sport in the US. BNP Paribas is the title sponsor of the BNP Paribas Open, the most-attended tennis tournament in the world outside of the Grand Slams.
As the bank for a changing world, diversity is an integral part of our vision. BNP Paribas in the US is committed to promoting and maintaining a diverse, inclusive, and stimulating work environment where employees are treated with dignity and respect.