touch with the market and share its signals with us. We then translate those signals into an up-to-date range of products and services.

However, a new advisory market is emerging a market where financial advisors actively seek opportunities to provide advice, outside transactional events such as new mortgages. In view of the relevance of the risks BNP Paribas Cardif covers to a large group of consumers, home owners in particular, it is essential to chart these risks and provide solutions where appropriate. BNP Paribas Cardif expects to be able to offer active support to brokers in terms of rendering risks open to discussion, providing low-threshold solutions and, on that basis, creating future opportunities for providing advice.

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions Netherlands

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions specialises in leasing and renting solutions for professional equipment and in real estate assets. In the Netherlands at end-2012, the company was managing 43,000 contracts for an overall outstanding figure of 920 million, employing 76 people. The company is a local market leader in the agricultural and office equipment sectors with a market share of 59% and 20% respectively.

BNP PARIBAS LEASING SOLUTIONS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.

STANDING FROM THE LEFT TILL THE RIGHT: RAF RAMAEKERS (COUNTRY MANAGER),

STEF KLIJN (BUSINESS UNIT MANAGER ELS) AND PETER BUIZER (BUSINESS UNIT MANAGER RUN DOWN)

SITTING FROM THE LEFT TILL THE RIGHT: EDWIN TIJMSTRA (FINANCE MANAGER) AND MARIE CUYPERS

(RISK MANAGER)

CEES DE JONG, MANAGING DIRECTOR

OF BNP PARIBAS CARDIF NETHERLANDS

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