BNP Paribas lands The Banker Magazine’s Most Innovative Investment Bank of the Year Award 2019

October 4, 2019

London, 04 October 2019 – BNP Paribas has won The Banker Magazine’s Most Innovative Investment Bank of the Year Award for 2019.  The Bank also landed awards in the following categories:

  • Most Innovative Investment bank, Western Europe
  • Most Innovative Investment Bank, Bonds
  • Most Innovative Investment Bank for Climate Change & Sustainability

Brian Caplen, Editor, the Banker Magazine said:

“BNP Paribas put in a stunning performance at this year’s Investment Banking awards winning in bonds, climate change and sustainability and Western Europe as well as winning the overall prize of Most Innovative Investment Bank of the Year. The bank impressed the judges by going one step further than its peers in pushing forward with innovation. By combining creativity, bright ideas and technical knowledge BNP Paribas has truly moved the goalposts for investment banking. Congratulations to everyone at the bank on this excellent performance.”

Yann Gérardin, Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking, BNP Paribas said:

“Winning these awards is thanks to our people.  Through collective work and innovation, we continue building long-term relationships, advising our clients both in good and challenging times, to add value across solutions and geographies.  Sustainability is at the heart of our business and we commit fully to supporting our corporate and institutional clients in their alignment to the UN SDGs.  We look forward to continuing to work together to deliver positive banking and sustainable economic growth in the countries in which we operate.”


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About BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 72 countries, with more than 202,000 employees, of which more than 154,000 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.