BNP Paribas’ presence in Taiwan dates back to 1981 when it opened its first office in Taipei, followed by the addition of a second branch in Kaohsiung in 1991. Fully operational since early 2014, BNP Paribas Taichung Branch is a strategic complement to the existing branches network in Taipei and Kaohsiung. Today, over 700 people work in Taipei, Taichung, and Kaohsiung to provide comprehensive financial solutions to a wide range of clients including corporates, financial institutions, and individuals.
In Taiwan, BNP Paribas’ Corporate & Institutional Banking specialises in capital markets, advisory, global transaction banking and financing businesses. The Group’s Investment Solutions core business is also a prominent player in terms of the products and services it provides in the realm of wealth management, asset management and insurance.
The Bank’s wholly owned subsidiary in the USA, Bank of the West, also has a representative office in Taiwan.
In insurance area, BNP Paribas also boasts a strategic partnership with Taiwan
Cooperative Financial Holdings through an equity joint-venture, holding a 49%
stake in BNP Paribas Cardif TCB Life.”
BNP Paribas in Asia Pacific
In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 17,000 employees* and a presence in 14 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships.
* excluding partnerships