Exchange Offer US Announcement
This press release is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in the United States or elsewhere. The New Notes and the Guarantees (each as defined below) are not required to be, and have not been, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") in reliance on the exemption from registration provided by Section 3(a)(2) of the Securities Act. The New Notes constitute unconditional liabilities of BNP Paribas (the "Issuer"), and the Guarantees constitute unconditional obligations of the Guarantor. None of the New Notes or the Guarantees are insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other governmental agency or instrumentality. The Offers (as defined below) are made only by, and pursuant to, the terms set forth in the exchange offering memorandum dated November 17, 2011 (the "Exchange Offering Memorandum"). The Offers are not being made to persons in any jurisdiction in which the making or acceptance thereof would not be in compliance with the securities, blue sky or other laws of such jurisdiction.