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Schneider Electric issues first sustainability-linked convertible bond

Schneider Electric issues first sustainability-linked convertible bond

BNP Paribas is sole Structuring Advisor and sole Global Coordinator for the first ever convertible bond linked to sustainability objectives.
Sustainable deposits: supporting UN SDGs with our clients

Sustainable deposits: supporting UN SDGs with our clients

Through an inaugural deal with Unilever, BNP Paribas launches its new sustainable deposit offer supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Cementing a milestone for emerging markets and sustainability targets

Cementing a milestone for emerging markets and sustainability targets

CEMEX's $3.2bn Sustainability-Linked Loan (SLL) targets CO2 reduction and is the largest SLL to date in Latin America and the emerging markets.
Everything you ever wanted to know about IPOs but were afraid to ask

Everything you ever wanted to know about IPOs but were afraid to ask

The Initial Public Offering: What are IPOs? Why do they matter? Is the pain worth the gain? Roger Barb, BNP Paribas' Head of Execution in Equity Capital Markets...
BNP Paribas is Investment Bank of 2020 in four categories: The Banker

BNP Paribas is Investment Bank of 2020 in four categories: The Banker

Sustainable FIG financing, sustainability-linked loans, social bonds and IPOs: four categories, four wins for BNP Paribas in The Banker's Investment Banking Awards...
Stitching luxury and science into the sustainability-linked bond market

Stitching luxury and science into the sustainability-linked bond market

Investors are driving forward the transition towards a low-carbon economy with increasing appetite for pioneering deals like CHANEL's new SLB.
BNP Paribas named World’s Best Bank for Corporates

BNP Paribas named World’s Best Bank for Corporates

Euromoney names BNP Paribas World's Best Bank for Corporates in recognition of exceptional client service.
Asia Risk recognises BNP Paribas’ one bank approach with two awards

Asia Risk recognises BNP Paribas’ one bank approach with two awards

BNP Paribas has won Asia Risk's Custodian of the Year and Clearing Bank of the Year, in recognition of its institutional franchise strengths and integrated approach...
Franco-Brazilian M&A and how to manage complex financial risk

Franco-Brazilian M&A and how to manage complex financial risk

Risk.net discusses the challenges of building and executing a hedging solution across currencies and territories in a complex political landscape – with Djamel...
Euromoney recognises BNP Paribas’ Investment Banking expertise

Euromoney recognises BNP Paribas’ Investment Banking expertise

The bank has been recognised for supporting clients throughout the Covid-19 crisis. Our experts explain their adapted approach and look ahead to the future.
Capital markets: why they matter for the UK economy

Capital markets: why they matter for the UK economy

The vital role capital markets played in the UK economy during Covid-19 underlines their importance for firms – and for the UK's long-term recovery.
Coffee giant JDE Peet’s in record virtual IPO

Coffee giant JDE Peet’s in record virtual IPO

JDE Peet's, the world's largest coffee and tea group by revenue, is now trading on Euronext Amsterdam following a virtual IPO that raised a record €2.6bn.
Brookfield deal underscores continued demand for sustainable finance

Brookfield deal underscores continued demand for sustainable finance

Brookfield's sustainability-linked loan aims to reduce CO2 emissions and shows the expansion of sustainable finance in the energy & utility sector.
Mobilising ECM to support Covid-19 healthcare equipment production

Mobilising ECM to support Covid-19 healthcare equipment production

German medical technology manufacturer Drägerwerk turns to the equity capital markets to finance increase in Covid-19 ventilator production.
Navigating supply chains post Covid-19

Navigating supply chains post Covid-19

The pandemic has underlined the importance of managing supply chains and liquidity. Banks can help – but how should companies think about the future?
UPM links EUR 750m loan to forest biodiversity and CO2 targets

UPM links EUR 750m loan to forest biodiversity and CO2 targets

BNP Paribas works with Finnish group UPM on one of the first revolving credit facilities linked to biodiversity and CO2 emission reductions.
How to enhance real-time corporate banking solutions

How to enhance real-time corporate banking solutions

Real-time banking solutions often fall short of what corporates expect in terms of transactional capabilities, ease of banking and access to financial data...
Podcast special: the future of treasury management

Podcast special: the future of treasury management

Xavier Gallant, Co-Head of Corporate Rates, FX & Local Markets Sales EMEA, shares his views on the latest trends and developments in treasury management.
Performance by proxy getting women on boards

Performance by proxy getting women on boards

As corporates are buffeted by market turmoil globally, governance issues will no doubt be front and centre in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Greenwich publishes 2020 corporate rankings for Europe and Asia

Greenwich publishes 2020 corporate rankings for Europe and Asia

BNP Paribas breaks into Top 5 in Asian corporate banking and cash management – and maintains its market-leading position in Europe.
The evolution and revolution of sustainable finance

The evolution and revolution of sustainable finance

Sustainable finance has revolutionised financial services and the way we all do business. Today, offerings like sustainable bond and loan products are growing at...
Global Capital Awards 2020: BNP Paribas wins four awards

Global Capital Awards 2020: BNP Paribas wins four awards

BNP Paribas has received top honours, winning four categories including ABS Bank of the Year.
¡Olé! Spain Investors Day goes global

¡Olé! Spain Investors Day goes global

120 investors, 40 leading companies, 700 meetings: how Spain Investors Day became the No. 1 equities forum in Spain.
When treasurers become the in-house fintech experts

When treasurers become the in-house fintech experts

As treasurers take on a wider business role, they are not only expected to find ways to harmonise technology that supports core functions like cash and working capital...
South Africa automotive group Motus closes its second SLL

South Africa automotive group Motus closes its second SLL

Motus's £120 million sustainability-linked loan builds on its landmark 2019 transaction – highlighting the ongoing rapid growth of ESG financing.
ESB targets energy transition with first Irish utility SLL

ESB targets energy transition with first Irish utility SLL

Electricity Supply Board signed a new €1.4bn sustainability-linked loan targeting decarbonisation, marking the first SLL for an Irish utility.
Trade Information Network: a new industry standard for trade finance

Trade Information Network: a new industry standard for trade finance

TIN enables companies to easily and securely share trade information with banks, helping meet demand for financing earlier in the supply chain.
JetBlue SLL RCF Signals a new sustainability flight path for aviation

JetBlue SLL RCF Signals a new sustainability flight path for aviation

For JetBlue Airways, being the first airline to deploy a sustainability-linked loan is the latest step in a continuing journey to a new climate reality.
What we learnt at the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum 2020

What we learnt at the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum 2020

ESG investing has gained considerable momentum in the past year. What's changed? What's new? And what are the opportunities ahead in the Middle East?
High yield and leveraged finance: bulls, bears and ESG

High yield and leveraged finance: bulls, bears and ESG

More than 1,000 market participants gathered at BNP Paribas' flagship annual conference to discuss the prospects and the challenges ahead – including ESG.
SWIFT KYC Registry goes live for Corporates

SWIFT KYC Registry goes live for Corporates

Multi-bank corporates now have secure access to SWIFT's online portal for exchanging KYC information, freeing up time for bankers and corporate treasurers.
ZEE faces the reality of automating its treasury functions

ZEE faces the reality of automating its treasury functions

How a bespoke end-to-end cash management solution provided by BNP Paribas transformed long-term client, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, treasury function into a digital...
New technology, new trends, new behaviours: the future of business

New technology, new trends, new behaviours: the future of business

How will technology change business? Why could virtual worlds be the next big business opportunity? This is what we learnt in Amsterdam.
Impact education: a business model to help refugees

Impact education: a business model to help refugees

How one entrepreneur has founded a start-up that gives refugees a hand-up, rather than a hand-out.
Winds of change: French offshore wind powers into the future

Winds of change: French offshore wind powers into the future

Saint-Nazaire's 480MW power facility will be France's first ever offshore wind farm. Developed by EDF Renewables and Enbridge, it has raised €2.3 billion.
Treasury Digitisation in Three Simple Words

Treasury Digitisation in Three Simple Words

As companies embark on digitising treasury management, they must build real-time business ecosystems that are safe, responsible and sustainable.
Top honours for BNP Paribas: 2019 Greenwich Leaders

Top honours for BNP Paribas: 2019 Greenwich Leaders

BNP Paribas has scooped top honours in the 2019 Greenwich Share and Quality Leaders for Asian Large Corporate Trade Finance, as our clients further recognise our...
Sustainable financing throughout the supply chain

Sustainable financing throughout the supply chain

BNP Paribas' sustainable working capital system looks at the environmental, social and economic impact of bringing products and services to market.
Where green finance stops - and where transition finance begins

Where green finance stops - and where transition finance begins

Guidelines for thinking about transition finance.
The Treasurer’s Guide to the New Payments Landscape in Asia

The Treasurer’s Guide to the New Payments Landscape in Asia

As corporate treasurers embark on digitisation, banks are playing a key role in creating secure and well-regulated real-time payments ecosystems.
All you need to know about managing financial risk for corporates

All you need to know about managing financial risk for corporates

In an increasingly complex market landscape, which latest risk management techniques can ensure the optimal financial position of a firm?...
Harnessing Data to Build the Treasury of Tomorrow

Harnessing Data to Build the Treasury of Tomorrow

How well are corporate treasurers using data to serve their companies' evolving business needs and how can banks help them overcome the challenges?
Optivo’s sustainability-linked loan helps get people back into work

Optivo’s sustainability-linked loan helps get people back into work

UK Housing Association Optivo's sustainability-linked loan shows how a tailor-made financial solution can help unemployed residents.
Sustainability-Linked Loans: Giving Firms Incentives to Improve

Sustainability-Linked Loans: Giving Firms Incentives to Improve

Large international companies are quickly learning the benefits of connecting their sustainability performance to their financing, with Dreyfus and NRG each recently...
Sustainable finance: the rise and rise of sustainability-linked loans

Sustainable finance: the rise and rise of sustainability-linked loans

The sustainability-linked loan is another product making rapid inroads into the sustainable finance landscape. Why now, and what are the prospects?
Top honours for BNP Paribas: Global Capital Bond Awards 2019

Top honours for BNP Paribas: Global Capital Bond Awards 2019

BNP Paribas has been named "Most Impressive" in five different categories – underlining the bank's leadership in the debt capital markets.
Unleashing fintech’s potential in treasury management

Unleashing fintech’s potential in treasury management

As technology advances, how do corporate treasurers ensure they reap the rewards of fintech solutions while keeping up with evolving regulations?
Silos to Ecosystems: Finding the Best Fintech Cash Management Models

Silos to Ecosystems: Finding the Best Fintech Cash Management Models

With ever-increasing fintech solutions, corporate treasurers find it hard to pick the best cash management solutions to save money, time and reduce risks.
Thames Water’s easy-to-swallow PIL earns BNP Paribas Team of the Month

Thames Water’s easy-to-swallow PIL earns BNP Paribas Team of the Month

£1.4bn positive incentive loan marks the first UK corporate to link its interest rate to a sustainable infrastructure score – underlining the power of green finance...
A new element in the mix

A new element in the mix

BNP Paribas collaborates with chemical company Solvay on €2bn revolving credit facility linked to environmental commitments.
Is supply chain financing the key to sustainable goods trade and CSR?

Is supply chain financing the key to sustainable goods trade and CSR?

Corporates are increasingly focusing on CSR and sustainable growth objectives – and treasurers are discovering how supply chain financing will help.
Nine awards for BNP Paribas: Asian Private Banker 2018

Nine awards for BNP Paribas: Asian Private Banker 2018

Asia's top structured products providers for the private banking and wealth management industry recognised in an annual poll.
Key Takeaways from the 2018 BNP Paribas IPO Conference

Key Takeaways from the 2018 BNP Paribas IPO Conference

BNP Paribas hosted its third annual IPO conference, welcoming around 40 companies.
BNP Paribas named Derivatives House of the Year 2019 by Risk.net

BNP Paribas named Derivatives House of the Year 2019 by Risk.net

A winning night for BNP Paribas Global Markets, which takes home four major derivatives awards
Asia Pacific's brokers at the crossroads of digital transformation

Asia Pacific's brokers at the crossroads of digital transformation

In a dynamic, fast-changing region, third-party clearing helps bank and brokers adapt to new technologies, regulations and settlement standards.
Diversity at the heart of bank transformation

Diversity at the heart of bank transformation

From part-time teller to CEO, Nandita Bakhshi shares her inspiring story of leadership, saying 'yes' to opportunities and not being afraid to move laterally.
Engaging corporates to boost green market growth

Engaging corporates to boost green market growth

Interest in corporate green bonds is growing, but a number of barriers need to be addressed to bring more companies to the market. Stephanie Sfakianos,...
How Bank Financing Solutions Can Support a Sustainable Supply Chain

How Bank Financing Solutions Can Support a Sustainable Supply Chain

Corporate Social Responsibility: Supply chain finance programs provide a pathway for buyers to encourage CSR compliance by supplier.
Six Top Rankings for BNP Paribas: Global Capital Bond Awards 2018

Six Top Rankings for BNP Paribas: Global Capital Bond Awards 2018

Corporate, Financial Institutions and Emerging Markets businesses recognised in annual poll of bond market participants.
Financial innovation for societal transformation in emerging markets

Financial innovation for societal transformation in emerging markets

Andhra Pradesh has launched an unprecedented transformation programme towards sustainable agriculture.
Hand in Hand: AI and the Modern Treasurer

Hand in Hand: AI and the Modern Treasurer

By working together, computers and people can achieve outstanding results. Modern trading technologies take the burden of executing large FX orders off the shoulders...
BNP Paribas named Best Supply Chain Finance Bank 2018

BNP Paribas named Best Supply Chain Finance Bank 2018

Global Trade Review (GTR) awarded BNP Paribas Best Supply Chain Finance Bank 2018 in the Leaders in Trade category.
In a changing world, sustainability reaps rewards

In a changing world, sustainability reaps rewards

A new generation of sustainability-linked loans is reshaping the market, putting more companies' green goals within reach.
Can blockchain spark a sustainable supply chain revolution?

Can blockchain spark a sustainable supply chain revolution?

Is fintech the key to unlocking value in sustainable supply chains? Four startups and six blue chips join a Cambridge initiative to see how it could work.
Charlotte Conlan wins GlobalCapital's Loans Banker of the Year Award

Charlotte Conlan wins GlobalCapital's Loans Banker of the Year Award

Charlotte Conlan, EMEA head of high-yield bond and loan syndicate, has won GlobalCapital Magazine's Loans Banker of the Year in 2017.
How it's made is as important as the brand

How it's made is as important as the brand

How is an innovative financing initiative aligning incentives, promoting transparency and embedding Puma's shift to supply chain sustainability?
How to nudge sustainability through financing

How to nudge sustainability through financing

Bpost, Belgium's leading postal operator, shows how banks can incentivise firms to reduce their carbon footprints and realise their sustainability goals.
Innovative financing to support french SMEs and midcaps

Innovative financing to support french SMEs and midcaps

EIB Group and BNP Paribas Group step up their support towards companies through innovative financing.
London calling: BNP Paribas UK marches forward

London calling: BNP Paribas UK marches forward

As BNP Paribas expands its footprint among UK and German corporate clients, Euromoney asks whether it on course to being Europe's pre-eminent bank.
2 Degrees of Separation

2 Degrees of Separation

Stan Dupré, Founder and Executive Director of 2° Investing Initiative, discusses technology and how he would redesign the concept of ESG.
Smart Working, Smart Banking, Smart Financing

Smart Working, Smart Banking, Smart Financing

How should firms find smart solutions to old problems? An expression of co-creation and tech, Smart-f shows the upside of smart thinking and agile working.
Two BNP Paribas Executives in top 100 women in finance list

Two BNP Paribas Executives in top 100 women in finance list

Financial News's annual FN100 list of the most influential women in finance has recognised the achievements of two BNP Paribas executives.
Proud to celebrate 150 years in the UK

Proud to celebrate 150 years in the UK

This year marks BNP Paribas' 150th anniversary in the UK.
&quote;World's Best Bank for Corporates&quote; Euromoney Award 2017

"World's Best Bank for Corporates" Euromoney Award 2017

BNP Paribas has been named the World's Best Bank for Corporates in Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2017.
BNP Paribas dominates Global Capital Bonds Awards

BNP Paribas dominates Global Capital Bonds Awards

Global Capital held their 30th annual Bond Awards, and BNP Paribas dominated taking 1st place in 20 categories
Digital Take-Off

Digital Take-Off

How Ryanair has put digital at the heart of its growth ambitions.
BNP Paribas takes top spot in european large corporate banking

BNP Paribas takes top spot in european large corporate banking

BNP Paribas has strengthened its market-leading position in European large corporate banking, cash management and trade finance: Greenwich Associates
On the road again

On the road again

Innovation "anytime, anywhere" treasury, and cybercrime are changing the corporate treasury landscape and the road ahead.
Biodiversity, the fundamental challenge for Yves Rocher

Biodiversity, the fundamental challenge for Yves Rocher

Global cosmetics pioneer Yves Rocher shows how sustainable principles can drive creativity, innovation and transformation.
On Cloud Nine

On Cloud Nine

Digital transformation means new opportunities and new services. For OVH, a cloud computing specialist, there is no limit – except our imagination.
The new mantra for treasury to stay competitive

The new mantra for treasury to stay competitive

Remaining competitive in a complex and uncertain environment has become a daily challenge for every organisation.
Reinventing Business Models

Reinventing Business Models

Interview with founder and CEO of Ariadne Capital, a venture capital firm.
Bricks and mortar enter the digital bazaar

Bricks and mortar enter the digital bazaar

Long driven by venture capital, the rapid growth of the digital sector is now seeing a new kid on the block: the corporate.
The Great Chinese Takeaway

The Great Chinese Takeaway

Asia's hunger for outbound mergers and acquisitions hit new highs in 2016, with China driving the expansion. What have been the main trends?
Amorim's faith in cork pays off

Amorim's faith in cork pays off

Corticeira Amorim, the world's largest producer of cork products, has made innovation a top priority in an industry that is centuries-old. Here is how.
It's all about client experience

It's all about client experience

Corporate treasurers increasingly expect a comprehensive digital customer experience from their transaction banking partners: BCG and BNP Paribas.
Working capital optimisation, co-development by nature

Working capital optimisation, co-development by nature

How working capital metrics can be improved through a collaborative business approach.
Putting POBO into practice

Putting POBO into practice

In-house banks that use a payments-on-behalf-of (POBO) model can add value to the business.

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