--BNP Paribas SA could make a firm offer for a stake of 50% or more in Floa Bank as soon as Monday, and may also approach Orange Bank with an offer in the coming days, Les Echos reports.

--Formerly Casino Bank, Floa Bank is an expert in split payments and has around 3 million clients, while Orange Bank has an online offering and around 1.2 million accounts, according to the financial daily.

--The French banking giant didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.


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