London, UK – 9 February 2018 – BNP Paribas today announced that Charlotte Conlan, EMEA head of high-yield bond and loan syndicate, has won GlobalCapital Magazine’s Loans Banker of the Year in 2017. Ms Conlan accepted the award at a dinner to celebrate the magazine’s annual loans and leveraged finance awards on the evening of 7 February 2018, at Gibson Hall in London.
Fred Zorzi, global head of syndicate for bonds and loans, BNP Paribas said: “I am delighted for Charlotte and pleased that her hard work has been recognised. We have ranked #1 bookrunner for EMEA syndicated loans four times in the past five years which is no easy feat; and this is thanks to Charlotte and her team.”
Ms. Conlan joined BNP Paribas in 2000 as head of leveraged syndication. Five years later, she was given additional responsibility for infrastructure and project finance. In 2013, she was appointed head of loan syndication for EMEA, before being appointed to her current role in 2015, when the bank merged its leveraged loan and high yield bond syndicate desks.
In 2017, BNP Paribas ranked #1 and #2 by number of deals for loans and high-yield bonds respectively, according to Dealogic.
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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.