With our corporate banking offer, BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking brings a broad range of best-in-class financing solutions to our global clientele of corporates, financial institutions and government authorities. Our goal is to provide our clients with top-notch service, a comprehensive product offering and first-class sector expertise. We build close relationships with our clients over the long-run so that we tailor our products and services to their specific needs.
Corporate Banking encompasses all of the fi nancing products and services for corporate customers from transaction banking (cash management, international trade finance and liquidity management) to financing solutions: vanilla lending and specialised financing (aircraft, shipping,real estate, export, leveraged financing, project, corporate acquisition financing and media telecom). These services include a corporate deposit product line.
The goal is to always provide the best service to clients through its local geographic reach and a comprehensive product offering.
In Europe, Corporate Banking Europe provides an integrated and homogeneous offering to its European corporate clientele, thus strengthening the One Bank for Corporates in Europe and Beyond concept developed in conjunction with the Group’s four domestic markets. It has a team of 1,400 people serving 3,000 clients across 18 countries through 29 Business Centres and three specialist platforms (Brussels, Paris and Geneva), an unrivalled geographic reach and local presence in Europe.
Corporate Banking Americas serves a broad spectrum of clients throughout North and Latin America offering a full range of fi nancing services. It has 300 experts working from its hubs located in New York and São Paulo which are connected to seven other offices across the region.
In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financing and transaction banking products in 12 countries (backed by its 26 Trade Centres) making it one of the best positioned international banks in the region.
Thanks to its comprehensive approach striking the right balance between a local and global vision for its clients’ benefit, Corporate Banking can offer solutions aligned with clients’ needs.
Global Trade and Transaction Banking (GTTB) is a new business line created in October 2013 to monitor globally all of the trade finance activities. With 550 employees, it covers three entities:
- Global Trade Solutions (GTS) develops solutions for importers and exporters to optimise, secure and finance their international trade transactions (supply chain, short- and medium-term financing, standard trade finance, etc.). With a competence centre based in Europe, it manages a network of more than 100 Trade Centres across 60 countries worldwide;
- Energy & Commodity Finance offers specialised financing services to players in the energy and commodities market across the entire value chain. It offers a wide range of fi nance products covering clients’ short-, medium- and long-term needs from extraction of raw materials to distribution as well as pricing; and
- Correspondent Banking provides international payment and financial intermediary services to banks in trade finance.
BNP Paribas reaffirmed its unrivalled position in the trade finance market in 2013 and remains a world-class European leader:
EMEA Loan House of the Year (IFR, December 2013);
Best Bank for Cash Management in Europe (TMI, November 2013);
Best Project Finance House in Western Europe (Euromoney, July 2013);
Aircraft leasing innovator of the year (Global Transportation Finance, November 2013);
Best Global Corporate Bank 2013 (Global Finance, August 2013);
No. 1 Global Power & Renewables Financial Advisor (Infrastructure Journal, FY 2013);
Best Bank for Trade Finance – Europe (TMI, 2013);
Best Trade Bank in Oil and Energy (TFR, 2013);
Best Trade Finance Bank in France and Belgium (Global Finance, 2013).
No. 1 Bookrunner and MLA in EMEA Syndicated Loans by volume and number of deals (Thomson Reuters, Dealogic, FY 2013);
No. 2 Bookrunner and no. 1 Mandated Lead Arranger in EMEA in Acquisition/Demerger Finance by volume (Dealogic, FY 2013);
No. 1 Bookrunner and Mandated Lead Arranger for Media & Telecom in EMEA by volume (Dealogic, FY 2013);
No. 4 Cash Management Bank Globally (Euromoney, November 2013);
No. 2 Mandated Lead Arranger of Syndicated Trade Finance Loans (Dealogic, FY 2013).
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