The bank for a changing world

Our strapline is 'the bank for a changing world'. It tells people who we are and what we stand for.

Over the past 150 years, BNP Paribas in the UK has worked to understand and anticipate change, serving our clients and society. It’s a big part of what’s made us the successful, diversified platform we are today.

Now, the UK BNP Paribas Group is formed of nine businesses, based in 27 locations and employing over 7,500 people. Every day we use our skills, insight and experience to support our clients. It’s this expertise, combined with our strong brand and diversified offering that distinguishes us from other international banks in the UK.

Take a look at the timeline below to find out more about our history in the UK...

At BNP Paribas the last 150 years have been full of innovation, technological development and changes in regulatory and capital requirements. For BNP Paribas in the UK, this constantly changing world has meant taking hard decisions and making strategic choices, but also laying the foundations for future growth.

Being ‘the bank for a changing world’ means providing answers that are relevant not only for today but for the future, too. Our ability to adapt has proven fundamental to our success, but our promise to remain client-centric stays the same.

150 years is a long time. Find out more about each UK business and see just how much our expertise has grown.