The present history book has the objective of introducing the history of BNP Paribas in the Gulf States.

It is an informal document prepared for information purposes. It does not constitute any kind of legal, regulatory or financial advice and should not be relied on by any person or business.

To the best of BNP Paribas knowledge, the information contained herein is correct as of April 2014, with the exception of pages 8, 114 and 115, which have been edited to reflect the new title of Jean Lemierre, announced

on 26th of September 2014. Whilst all reasonable care has been taken in the preparation of this book, BNP Paribas does not make any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy of the

information contained herein and does not accept responsibility for any inaccuracy, error or omission.