72F, 7 XinYi Rd., Sec. 5, Xinyi District, Taipei City, Taiwan, 11049
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 650 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.
BNP Paribas also holds a 49% stake in BNP Paribas Cardif TCB Life Insurance, an insurance joint venture established with Taiwan Cooperative Financial Holdings in 2009.
Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 74 countries with more than 190,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860.