2005 BNP Paribas opens first foreign branches in Riyadh (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) and in Kuwait City (Kuwait).

A branch of MeesPierson BGL S.A. (Fortis International Wealth Management) opens in the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC), (UAE).

2006 Fortis Bank opens a branch in the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC), (UAE).

2008 BNP Paribas Real Estate establishes Gulf Atisreal LLC in the UAE. BNP Paribas granted a license to establish a fund management firm by the Central

Bank of Bahrain.

2009 Atisreal opens in Dubai, (UAE).

2010 BNP Paribas regional mandate extended to the Middle East and South Africa (MESA), for Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB).

BNP Paribas Investment Company KSA founded in Riyadh (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia).

2011 BNP Paribas MESA regional hub mandate extended to the Middle East and Africa (MEA), for Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB).

BNP Paribas Wealth Management opens an office in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), (UAE).

2013 BNP Paribas Investment Company KSA authorised by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) to conduct Managing Investment Funds and Advising Activities.