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Banco do Brasil

A Platinum Member Primary Industry: Financial Services and Banking SIC ID: 6036
Contact Details

http://www.bb.com.br

Company Profile
Established in 1808, Banco do Brasil (BB) is the largest bank in Brazil today. Created to facilitate funding operations and to promote the development of the nation‚s industrial sector, Banco do Brasil was the first bank to operate in the country and the fourth in the world to issue currency. Over the past several years, it has become an even more dynamic, modern and competitive organization, and is more committed than ever to the nation‚s growth and development. During its 196 years of operation, Banco do Brasil has built a culture of innovation, an unparalleled knowledge base and myriad areas of expertise to service all segments of the Brazilian market. In order to advance social development in Brazil, Banco do Brasil created the Banco do Brasil Foundation in 1988. The foundation is present in more than 800 Brazilian municipalities, promoting and funding a broad range of initiatives in the areas of education, culture, health, sports & recreation, social welfare, as well as science and technology. Banco do Brasil is present in more than 3,000 cities and ˆ with 14,593 points of service ˆ offers the largest distribution network in Brazil. Banco do Brasil also has the largest international service network among Brazilian banks. BB has a presence in 21 countries (with 17 branches, 7 sub-branches, 9 business units and 5 subsidiaries), boasting the largest foreign branch network of any Brazilian bank. BB is also an important partner for Brazilian businesses engaged in foreign trade all over the world. Banco do Brasil has been operating in the United States since 1969, focused primarily on foreign trade and structured finance operations. In mid-2005, the bank announced the opening of BB Securities New York, a brokerage company established to assist Brazilian companies with the US stock market. Its strong international footprint underscores the fact that Banco do Brasil's credibility goes far beyond Brazil‚s domestic borders, making BB a very attractive investment alternative for foreign investors in the international capital market. For additional information on the Banco do Brasil, and its services, please log on to Banco do Brasil web site (www.bb.com.br).
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