BNP Paribas is one of the world´s largest financial institutions with leadership positions in corporate banking, capital markets, international private banking and asset management. The largest listed banking group in France, BNP Paribas is also one of the world´s most diversified, with hubs in the seven pre-eminent financial centres and offices in 83 countries.

BNP Paribas is a powerful, diversified, ambitious organisation backed by the expertise of its people and its capacity for innovation in new technologies and distribution channels.

Derivatives at BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a major provider of liquidity to its clients.  It transacts from all major financial centres, offering a 24-hour global service.  The bank has been prominent in the over-the-counter derivatives market since its inception and is recognised globally as being a leading provider of derivative and risk management products linked to interest rates, equities, credit and currencies.  The derivative products group has staff in Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Milan, New York, Paris, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.

 The derivative products group has a distinctive problem-solving, client-driven culture, and is a leader in providing innovative solutions to risk management problems.  The group comprises individuals with specific expertise in accounting, active portfolio strategy, insurance, M&S structures, tax, pension fund management, portfolio trading, securitisation; as well as in credit, equity, FX, fund and interest rate derivatives etc., ensuring that all aspects of a transaction are considered in the search for an optimal solution.

Quantitative research

BNP Paribas sponsorship of the inaugural World Congress of the Bachelier Society reflects the importance the bank places on the quantitative analysis of the financial markets.  In doing so, the Bank clearly demonstrates its appreciation of the Congress particular French flavour; especially with this event taking place in Paris to commemorate the centenary of Bachelier thesis and coinciding with the recent creation of BNP Paribas one of the top 3 players in Europe. The quantitative research teams, located in London, New York, Paris and Tokyo, have specialists in the entire range of the numerous quantitative fields required.  In order to effectively fulfil their role they combine innovative team synergies with outstanding individual achievements.


For further information please contact

Jody Baker, Derivatives Research               (44) (20) 7595 3025

Pascal Pupet, Corporate Communications (44) (20) 7595 4938