London, 26 September 2018 – BNP Paribas has won both the Research & Strategy House of the Year and Credit Derivatives House of the Year categories at Global Capital’s influential annual Global Derivatives Awards.
The awards are judged according to the nominees’ innovations in product and service, commitments to new markets, improvements in efficiency, liquidity and market stability, as well as client guidance.
Global Capital said: “In both its credit and research and strategy operations, BNP Paribas has demonstrated a commendable commitment to innovation, both in investment products and the technology that it provides to its clients, making it a clear winner in each category.”
Olivia Frieser, Global Head of Markets 360, said: “Winning the Research and Strategy House of the Year category reflects the hard work our teams have shown to deliver thought-leading, timely and relevant research and strategy publications to our clients. We are absolutely delighted to have won against such high calibre competition.”
Marc de Belsunce, Head of European Credit Sales, said: “This award from Global Capital is true recognition of our well-established Credit Derivatives franchise, which has grown significantly over the past 12 months and has enabled us to expand our reach and penetration with clients. It’s a powerful message to relay to clients and it’s a great reward for the hard work of our teams.”
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About BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 196,000 employees, including around 149,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets, 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.
BNP Paribas employs more than 9,000 people across 10 business lines in the UK. These include Corporate & Institutional Banking, Exane BNP Paribas, Leasing Solutions, Arval, Real Estate (including Strutt & Parker acquired in September 2017), Asset Management, Cardif Pinnacle, Commercial Finance, Personal Finance and Vauxhall Finance. Around half of its employees are in Corporate & Institutional Banking, based in London, while the others are based in various offices across the country, including Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester.