Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP) is Peru's oldest and largest bank. It was founded in 1889 by a group of Italian businessmen. Today it also operates branches in New York and Nassau and has a subsidiary operating in Bolivia.
In January 2013 BCP became the first Peruvian bank to sign up to the Equator Principles.
It is controlled by the Romero family though the Credicorp financial holding, which also includes Pacifico Insurance, Prima AFP (leading Pension Fund), among others.