BNP Paribas Fortis, the no. 1 bank in Belgium, offers the market a comprehensive package of financial services for private and professional clients, wealthy individuals, corporate clients, public entities and financial institutions. Today, it is organised around 4 core activities: Retail & Private Banking, Corporate & Public Banking, Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions. BNP Paribas Fortis supports its clients abroad with a unique pan-European network reinforcing the Group’s worldwide positions.
BNP Paribas (www.bnpparibas.com) has a presence in 80 countries with nearly 200,000 employees, including more than 150,000 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.
Rated AA- by Standard & Poor’s, BNP Paribas is one of the best rated banks in the world.
Chairman and CEO
Herman Daems is chairman of the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas Fortis.
Maxime Jadot is CEO.
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BNP Paribas Fortis has the ambition to be the core banking partner of its clients. It will do so by properly addressing all its Belgian clients’ needs. Retail clients will be served directly through the right channel and at the right time and place. Private banking clients will be proposed an upgraded network (with enhanced proximity) and service offering. Companies and the public banking sector will be offered local and international services.
Leading market positions
In its home market – Belgium – BNP Paribas Fortis has dense networks and large client pools. This market yields a large and stable base of retail deposits.
Belgium: #1 in deposits, #2 in consumer lending
Leadership in private banking in Belgium
Leadership in commercial and corporate banking
Top European player in international leasing
Strong global positions in renewable energy and shipping industry
Legal company name
Fortis Bank is the name of the company, the official name denoting the legal entity referred to in the articles of association and under which official publications are made. Any document issued by the company bears the Fortis Bank name.
The shareholders of Fortis Bank NV/SA (the name of the legal entity referred to in the articles of association) are BNP Paribas (74.93% of the share capital), the Belgian state (25% through SFPI/FPIM) and the public (0.07%).
AA- (S&P), A (Fitch), A1 (Moody’s)
Myron L Meters is proud to do business with Fortis Bank.