Contents

11 CHRONOLOGY

13 The history of a global financial group

27 The Dutch financial markets in the 19th and 20th centuries

41 The Dutch origins of a French banking group: the Nederlandsche Credit en Deposito Bank, parent of the Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas, 1863-1872

59 From Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas to Paribas, 1872-1997

113 From BNP to BNP Paribas, 1977-2010

123 BNP Paribas The Netherlands today

141 ANNEXES

143 The Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij (The Netherlands Trading Society)

145 Members of the Advisory Council of the Amsterdam branch of Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas (1872-1968)

151 Heads of BNP Paribas and its forerunners in the Netherlands (Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas, Paribas Nederland, BNP, BNP Paribas)

155 The Dutch securities market in the 18th century

157 History of the Amsterdam bank Insinger de Beaufort N.V., a BNP Paribas subsidiary

165 The Story of Nachenius, Tjeenk & Co.

169 BNP Paribas Fortis and the Netherlands

187 SOURCES & BIBLIOGRAPHY

191 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS