BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a French banking and financial services institution. BNP Paribas is one of the largest banks in Europe and in the world. BNP Paribas operates globally, offering retail and corporate and institutional banking products and services at both domestic and international markets. BNP Paribas operated as a branch of BNP Paribas (France).

Bank Category

Branches of foreign banks

BNP Paribas participates in deposit guarantee scheme of France. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Member of Group

 BNP Paribas (France)

Contacts

94, Vas. Sofias Avenue, 115 28, Athens, Greece

BNP Paribas was located in Athens.

Bank Identifiers

BIC (SWIFT)
BNPAGRAA
MFI ID
GR070
Close Date
July 2013

Deposit Guarantee

Deposit Guarantee
Yes (up to 100 000 EUR per depositor)

Deposit Guarantee Schemes compensate certain deposits held by depositors of a bank that becomes unable to meet its obligations.

All branches of French banks operating abroad participate in the deposit guarantee scheme of France.

In the case of BNP Paribas failure, eligible depositors having covered accounts in this bank will be paid out the following compensation:

Eligible Depositors  natural persons, legal entities
Covered Accounts  all deposit accounts (current accounts, demand accounts, passbook accounts, term accounts, home savings accounts, home savings schemes, etc.)
Covered Currencies  all currencies
Maximum Protected Amount  100 000 EUR
Paid In Currency  EUR

Further Information

BIC

BIC (Business Identifier Code, also known as SWIFT code or SWIFT BIC) is a the mostly used international identifier of financial institutions. SWIFT is the registration authority for BICs. BICs are used in financial transactions, client and counterparty data bases, compliance documents and many others.

A BIC consists of eight or eleven characters, comprising a financial institution code (four characters), a country code (two characters), a location code (two characters) and, optionally, a branch code (three characters).

BIC of BNP Paribas and its components are shown in the table below.

BIC  BNPAGRAA
Bank BIC Code  BNPA
Country Code  GR (Greece)
Location Code  AA
Branch Code  -

MFI ID

MFI ID (Monetary Financial Institution Identifier) is a code, unique to each institution in the MFI list provided by ECB (European Central Bank). MFI ID is hence applicable to MFIs resident in the European Union.

The code is alphanumerical, with the first two digits representing the two-digit ISO code for the country of residence of the MFI and the remaining number of digits (no limit has been specified) is any combination of alphanumerical characters.

MFI ID of BNP Paribas is shown in the table below.

MFI ID  GR070

European Presence: 30 banks in 24 countries

BNP Paribas operated under the brand of the same name (BNP Paribas) which has presence in the following European countries and selected dependent territories of the European countries:

Austria

Belgium

Bulgaria

Cayman Islands

Czech Republic

Denmark

Finland

France

Germany

Guernsey

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

Jersey

Luxembourg

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United Kingdom

Defunct Banks: 6 banks in 4 countries

The following banks operating under BNP Paribas brand name has been recently closed down:

France

Greece

  • (this bank) BNP Paribas (Athens)

Netherlands

Poland