For the past 70 years, we have been supporting companies and professionals by helping them acquire the professional equipment they need to develop their business. We contribute to their long-term business growth through our finance and leasing solutions and associated services. This year, more than ever before, we had the opportunity to prove our commitment of always standing by our clients’ sides, through good times and bad. In a year where we were all hit by a global pandemic with severe economic consequences, resulting in an uncertain future for many professionals, we did and continue to do everything in our power to cushion the effects of this turmoil, as we have always tried to do during the past crises as well.

  • 50s and 60s

    The post-war growth

    The time has come to rebuild. Many companies require equipment to either revive or expand their business

  • 70s

    The oil crisis

    Though activity is diminished in Europe, we remain steadfast in support of our customers and partners.

  • 80s and 90s

    The new technologies era

    From the 80s onwards, we are the ally of choice for professionals who choose to leverage technology to grow their business.

  • 90s and 2000s

    The Gulf War

    The world is faced with a new economic crisis. Nevertheless, we choose to bolster our development to better support businesses.

  • 2008-2015

    Financial crisis and recovery

    States, banks and companies face a liquidity crisis. During this time, we extend our geographical coverage to the US and China, to globally support our international partners.

  • 2015-2020

    Leasing for sustainable growth

    Leasing rises to meet the new expectations of increasingly environmentally-conscious companies.

  • 2020

    The global health crisis

    Companies face a new challenge in the currently unfolding health crisis. Our teams are fully mobilised to help them overcome it.


Supporting businesses during the crisis

The health and economic crisis that marked 2020 hit the world in the most sudden and unexpected manner. A lot of businesses found themselves in a precarious situation and needed to be supported through specific measures.

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Cyril Schmidt



Eric Compte

Chief Financial Officer

Ömür Sükan

General Manager
Ekinciler Holding A.Ş.

Frode Hov

Hov RD

Alain Moinat

Business owner

NWF Fuels




In the 70 years of our existence, we have developed close relationships with partners across different sectors and geographies, from Europe, to Asia, to North America. Manufacturers, editors, distributors, integrators, strategic partners, professional associations, start-ups, charitable associations and other entities of the BNP Paribas Group, in particular its retail banking network, all are among the players who have worked with us for several months, years or even decades. All these partnerships have been built on a strong foundation of trust, expertise and long-term project developments. Together they make up a vast, comprehensive and robust ecosystem that is ready and more equipped than ever before to face the current crisis.


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