London, UK – 21 September 2017 – BNP Paribas has been named GlobalCapital’s Derivatives Bank of the Year. The bank also landed awards for best Credit Derivatives Bank and best Interest Rates Derivatives Bank.
The GlobalCapital Derivatives awards recognise banks that have grown, innovated and strengthened the global derivatives market over the past year. They are judged by the editors of GlobalCapital along with market participants. This is the second time BNP Paribas has won the Derivatives Bank of the Year award since the creation of the Global Markets business in 2014.
Olivier Osty, Executive Head of Global Markets said: “It is an honour to win the Derivatives Bank of the Year Award and the bank awards for both Credit and Interest Rate Derivatives. At BNP Paribas Global Markets we build long-term relationships with our corporate and institutional clients, serving them with innovative solutions that meet their needs worldwide across all asset classes. Winning these awards is a testament to the strength of these relationships, and I would like to thank all our clients and teams for making this achievement possible.”
In relation to the Derivatives Bank of the Year award, GlobalCapital said: “BNP Paribas demonstrated an impressive strategy for expanding its derivatives offering while maintaining its existing strengths and won praise for its can do attitude in adapting to technological change.”
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About BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas (www.bnpparibas.com) is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees, including more than 146,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the European leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.
About BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking
Fully integrated in the BNP Paribas Group, BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) (www.cib.bnpparibas.com) is a leading provider of solutions to two client franchises: corporates and institutionals, and operates across EMEA (Europe Middle East Africa), APAC (Asia Pacific) and the Americas. The bank is a global leader in Debt Capital Markets and Derivatives. It is a top European house in Equity Capital Markets and it has leading franchises in Specialized Financing. In Securities Services, it is a top five House worldwide. BNP Paribas CIB strives to service the global economy by providing solutions to its clients in financing (ECM, DCM, specialized financing), flow banking (trade finance and cash management), financial advisory (M&A, project finance), global markets (interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, equity derivatives), risk management, and securities services.