BNP Paribas was founded in 2000 as a result of a merger between two banks named Banque Nationale de Paris and Paribas. At present, it ranks among the principal banks of France, as well as Europe. Currently, the bank is operating in more than 80 countries of the world and the present employee strength of the bank is nearly 138,000. BNP Paribas is involved in providing asset management, financial and investment management services. The Bank also provides services in the United States of America through the Bank of the West. BNP Paribas and its subsidiaries are specialists in prime brokerage services like equity derivatives, structured products and many more.
The prime brokerage services of BNP Paribas have been designed to provide professional services to the hedge funds and to the fund managers. The investment bank resources of BNP Paribas are the base of all the prime brokerage services of the bank. The prime brokerage services of the bank are developed through a combination of the best technologies and an in-depth analysis of the sector.
The prime brokerage services of the bank offer a number of services like capital optimization, reporting, arranging for finance in currencies of different countries, securities lending services and many more. The securities lending services of BNP Paribas provide a wide range of opportunities to the clients. The bank handles big portfolios consisting of asset management and custody of the assets. On the other hand, the bank also shares stable relationship with the permanent asset holders and this can be very helpful for the clients and the fund managers.
At the same time, BNP Paribas offers smooth access to the general collateral stocks and many more. Additionally, the bank also supplies important market information regarding particular stocks. In the process, the bank maintains transparency in offering the clients the current status of the markets.
BNP Paribas bank provides several capital market products to the clients through the prime brokerage services. The bank has a substantial degree of expertise in products like convertible bonds, swaps, options, IR derivatives, credit derivatives, structured products, forex and many more. Apart from these, several value added services are also provided by BNP Paribas bank.
Last Updated on : 27th June 2013