Today BNL is the sixth Italian banking group and ranks amongst the top 60 European banks and the top 100 banks in the world in terms of total assets. Following the completion of the Public Tender Offer by BNP Paribas S.A, BNL becomes a part of a great international group which works in France and in other 85 Countries and is ranked the 17th worldwide group by Forbes.
BNP Paribas is an international network with european nationality and french origin. It is leader in financial services, with a market capitalization of 70 billion Euros, no. 2 Company in the Euro Zone with a net income of €6,3 billion in the year 2005, no. 1 Company in the Euro Zone.