BNP Paribas’ Cross-Asset Structured Products Distribution Business Wins Six Significant Industry Awards in the Americas

July 6, 2016

New York, NY (July 6, 2016) – BNP Paribas today announced that its Cross-Asset Structured Products Distribution team received six prominent awards from leading industry publications. The awards showcase the Bank’s unique sustainable investment offerings, innovative technology through its SMART derivatives platform and new opportunities for clients in Latin America.

BNP Paribas was honored with the following 2016 awards:

Structured Products Americas Awards

  • Latin America House of the Year
  • Technology Vendor of the Year – Bank (for SMART derivatives)

 SRP Awards – Americas Structured Products & Derivatives Awards

  • Deal of the Year (for Equity-Linked Green Growth Bonds issued by the World Bank)
  • Best Single-Dealer Platform (for SMART derivatives)

mtn-i Awards

  • Latin America Investor Solutions
  • Deal of the Year (for Equity-Linked Green Growth Bonds issued by the World Bank)

“The success of our team is centered around three core pillars. The strength of our dedicated employees who are passionate about growing the business, our solid, unwavering commitment to our diverse client base, and our desire to provide innovative offerings to the market,” said Franck Bertoneche, Head of Cross-Asset Structured Products Distribution Sales for the Americas. “These awards demonstrate our commitment to providing leading products and technology to clients, and our aggressive expansion in the Structured Products space. We plan to continue this momentum as we strengthen and develop our core platform.”

The Americas Structured Products team has grown significantly in the last several years and continues to be a competitive player within the industry. The platform has performed well with some specific projects paving the way for these award wins.

The Structured Products Magazine Awards, the Americas Structured Products & Derivatives Awards, and mtn-i Awards recognize the best buy-side and sell-side firms, as well as identify service providers active in the structured products and derivatives market. They award the top institutions and deals which provided the most compelling investor solutions in the structured products space.

About BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 75 countries, with more than 189,000 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 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.