BNP Paribas in Bulgaria News & Press
November 28, 2014 -

BNP Paribas marks its 20th anniversary in Bulgaria

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In 2014 BNP Paribas S.A. – Sofia Branch is celebrating its 20 years of presence on the Bulgarian market. The history of BNP Paribas in Bulgaria begins with the establishment of BNP-Dresdner Bank Bulgaria AD in the late 1994 as a joint venture between Banque Nationale de Paris, Dresdner Bank and EBRD.

BNP Paribas S.A. – Sofia Branch serves large and medium-sized corporates and institutional clients in various sectors of the economy. ”The Branch has supported throughout all these years the local economy and all its players, our international corporate and institutional clients, large Bulgarian groups”, highlighted Mr. Hans Broucke, CEO of BNP Paribas S.A. – Sofia Branch, on the occasion of the anniversary.BNP Paribas is also present on the Bulgarian market with its insurance activity through BNP Paribas Cardif – Bulgaria Branch and BNP Paribas Personal Finance, leader in the consumer lending. Recently the Bank launched a new online platform for deposits from individuals:

BNP Paribas is committed to a number of corporate social responsibility projects, out of which the landmark project “Soup Kitchen” realized in cooperation with Sofia Municipality, which runs already for 13 consecutive years.

About BNP Paribas Group

BNP Paribas ( has a presence in 80 countries with nearly 190,000 employees, including 145,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending.

BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.

Press contact:

Christina Tcholakova

BNP Paribas S.A. – Sofia Branch

Tel: +359 2 9218 501; +359 884 00 33 76