Bank of the West is a financially strong, well-capitalized and prudently managed FDIC-insured bank that customers have entrusted with their money for over 135 years. Through holding company BancWest Corporation, the bank is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the six highest rated banks in the world.
Our bank's stability and development have been sustained through a strong focus on sound, conservative banking practices and a superior level of customer service. Bank of the West employs a business model that lets the bank make service-focused decisions-about credit, products and other aspects of its operations-as quickly, consistently and as close to the customer as possible. The bank operates distinct units to provide a range of superior services-Commercial Banking, Regional Banking, National Finance and Wealth Management.
About BNP Paribas
BancWest Corporation is wholly owned by BNP Paribas, (www.bnpparibas.com) a global leader in financial services. BNP Paribas is one of the six highest rated banks in the world according to Standard & Poor's. Present in more than 70 countries, the company has more than 200,000 employees. BNP Paribas has a significant presence in the United States and Europe and strong positions in Asia and the emerging markets.