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BNP Paribas completes Exane acquisition

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), European Union’s leading bank, has announced the completion of the acquisition of Exane, one of the main investment companies in Europe. The banking group has now received all necessary … Read the full press release

Bouygues sells 2.96% of Alstom shares at a price of 45.35 euros per share

Not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in Canada, Australia or Japan (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 2-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Diversified services group Bouygues S.A. (“Bouygues”) has successfully sold its 11,000,000 shares in Alstom S.A. (“Alstom”), representing 2.96% of Alstom share capital, … Read the full press release

Sandro Pierri appointed CEO of BNP Paribas Asset Management

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French international banking group BNP Paribas announces that it has appointed Sandro Pierri as CEO of BNP Paribas Asset Management, its asset management arm, with effect from 1 July 2021. Based in Paris, … Read the full press release

Amazon and Cerrado deforestation: BNP Paribas imposes strict policy and criteria to encourage clients to become ‘zero deforestation’ and transparent

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 15-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French international banking group BNP Paribas announces that it has taken steps to help fight deforestation in the Amazon and the Cerrado. Beef and soybean production in Brazil accelerates deforestation in the Amazon … Read the full press release

Construction to start on world’s largest solar plant located in ABU Dhabi

(PRESS RELEASE) ABU DHABI, UAE, 22-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EDF Renewables – Jinko Power consortium formed by global leaders in renewable energy, EDF Renewables and Jinko Power HK, has successfully reached the financial closing for the 2 GW Al … Read the full press release

Continental successfully placed two bonds with a total volume of €1.5 billion to further strengthen its overall liquidity

Two bonds with a total volume of €1.5 billion successfully placed on the capital market as part of a dual-tranche issue Interest rates are 2.125 and 2.5 percent, terms are 3.5 and 6.25 years; both issues were significantly oversubscribed Bonds … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval amends and extends maturity of EUR 400m / USD 543m Revolving Credit Facility

Alfa Laval amends and extends maturity of EUR 400m / USD 543m Revolving Credit Facility

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, Sweden, 21-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling leader Alfa Laval has announced it amended and extended the maturity of its Revolving Credit Facility. The company’s Revolving Credit Facility is now a facility … Read the full press release

Generali’s new € 500 million subordinated bond attracted around 450 orders for more than € 6.5 billion, over 13 times the target size

(PRESS RELEASE) TRIESTE, 22-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Generali today launched a subordinated bond with a 10 years bullet format targeting institutional investors for an overall amount of € 500 million. At the initial yield guidance of 4.625%, the issuance attracted around … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas announces the appointment of Yann Gérardin as Deputy Chief Operating Officer in charge of CIB

PARIS, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Yann Gérardin, Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) since 2014, is appointed Deputy Chief Operating Officer in charge of CIB with effect from 1 October 2018. Alain Papiasse is appointed Chairman of CIB. As … Read the full press release

Major companies form new venture to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through blockchain

Fifteen of the world’s largest institutions, including banks, trading companies, an inspection company1 and an energy major have formed a new venture known as komgo SA, that will seek to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through a blockchain based open … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas to ensure tennis fans enjoy an unrivalled experience at the 2018 French Open

BNP Paribas has arranged a series of innovative happenings and meet-up opportunities to ensure that tennis fans enjoy an unrivalled experience around this year’s Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros. Discover what BNP Paribas has in store for fans at … Read the full press release

Janus Henderson’s middle and back office operations in the US transferred to BNP Paribas

New York and Denver, USA, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas Securities Services, a leading global custodian with over $11.3 trillion in assets under custody, and Janus Henderson Investors (NYSE:JHG, ASX:JHG), today announced that Janus Henderson’s middle and back office operations in … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas: Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu will succeed Marie-Claire Capobianco as Head of French Retail Banking on 1 January 2019

PARIS, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu joins the Group and will succeed Marie-Claire Capobianco from 2019 Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu, until recently Chief Executive Officer in charge of Finance, Strategy and Legal Affairs at the BPCE Group, is to join BNP Paribas … Read the full press release

The BNP Paribas Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation create One Planet Fellowship to support research on climate adaptation in Africa

The BNP Paribas Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, under the patronage of the President of the French Republic launch One Planet Fellowship, a programme leveraging French, African and European expertise to support research on climate adaptation in Africa PARIS, 14-Dec-2017 … Read the full press release

UN Environment and BNP Paribas establish Sustainable Finance Facilities to drive sustainable economic growth in developing countries

UN Environment and BNP Paribas have today signed a milestone agreement at the One Planet Summit to establish Sustainable Finance Facilities, collaborative partnerships aimed at raising development capital to drive sustainable economic growth in emerging countries. UN Environment and BNP Paribas will … Read the full press release

LCH announces its first European buy-side client now live on CDSClear

Amundi is LCH’s first live buy-side client on CDSClear BNP Paribas acts as Amundi’s clearing broker Reflects continued growing momentum behind CDSClear service LONDON, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LCH, a leading global clearing house, announced today that its first European … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Strengthens Its Position in European Corporate Banking and Cash Management according to Greenwich Survey

PARIS, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas today announces it has strengthened its existing market-leading position in European large corporate banking and cash management, according to results published today (March 2) by Greenwich Associates. BNP Paribas ranked first place in the following categories: … Read the full press release

PSA and BNP Paribas Enter into a Long-term Strategic Partnership with Joint Acquisition of Opel/Vauxhall Brands

PARIS, 09-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the broader alliance announced today between PSA Group and GM’s Opel subsidiary, PSA and BNP Paribas have agreed to jointly acquire Opel / Vauxhall’s captive financing activities and have entered into a long-term … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Easy’s New Bond Index ETFs Provide Access to US and European Bonds

Frankfurt am Main, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Three new bond index funds issued by BNP Paribas Easy have been tradable via Xetra since Tuesday. The BNP Paribas Easy Barclays Euro Government Inflation Linked All Maturities UCITS ETF Capitalisation enables investors to … Read the full press release

Eni mandated Banca IMI, BNP Paribas, BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, MUFG and UniCredit Bank for its fixed rate bond offering

Both issued under its existing Euro Medium Term Note Programme and to be placed on the Euromarket. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 13-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has mandated Banca IMI, BNP Paribas, BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, MUFG and UniCredit Bank … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas launches innovative financing structure for PUMA suppliers to improve environmental, health and safety and social standards

PARIS, 08-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas announces the launch of a pioneering initiative, designed in collaboration with sports company PUMA and implemented through the support of the IT platform provider GT Nexus. This innovative financing structure offers financial incentives for PUMA … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas: Success of First Hawaiian, Inc. IPO on the NASDAQ; Following the IPO BNP Paribas will hold 84.9% of FHI’s common stock

PARIS, 08-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On Wednesday 3 August 2016, First Hawaiian, Inc. (“FHI”) announced the pricing of its initial public offering (“IPO”). The IPO comprises approximately 21.1 million shares, or 15.1% of FHI’s common stock, to be sold by an … Read the full press release

EBA / ECB EU-wide Stress Test confirms BNP Paribas’ balance sheet strength and the quality of its risk policy

PARIS, 08-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 29 July 2016 the European Banking Authority (EBA) published the results of the EU-wide Stress Test carried out jointly with the European Central Bank (ECB). This exercise covered the 51 most important banks of the … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal offers to purchase for cash any and all of its outstanding 6.125% Notes due 2018

Luxembourg, 12-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal (the “Company” or “ArcelorMittal”) announces the launch of its tender offer (the “Offer”) to purchase for cash any and all of its outstanding 6.125% Notes due 2018 (CUSIP 03938LAF1/ ISIN US03938LAF13; 03938LAD6/US03938LAD64; L0302DAN3/ USL0302DAN32) (the … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Head of Corporate Trade and Treasury Solutions Marc Carlos on the first Blockchain Bizhackathon organised by BNP Paribas on Transaction Banking activities

The first Blockchain Bizhackathon organised by BNP Paribas on Transaction Banking activities has just ended. Initiated by the Corporate Trade and Treasury Solutions team, the aim was to assess real-world potential blockchain technology applications for use in both trade finance … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas to double the financing resources allocated to the renewable energy sector

BNP Paribas will: More than double its financing in the renewable energy sector Reinforce its carbon risk management policies Support its clients in making a safe transition to more sustainable energy use PARIS, 23-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas is … Read the full press release

PGNiG Upstream International AS to repay some of its outstanding debt with new USD 400m credit facility agreement signed with Societe Generale, BNP Paribas, ING, HSBC, Citibank, CACIB, SEB and Natixis

WARSAW, 17-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — PGNiG Upstream International AS, a subsidiary of PGNiG SA, executed a USD 400m credit facility agreement with eight banks (Societe Generale, BNP Paribas, ING, HSBC, Citibank, CACIB, SEB and Natixis).  The primary use of proceeds … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Personal Finance’s Board of Directors appointed Alain van Groenendael as Chairman and Laurent David as CEO

PARIS, 15-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — At a meeting on 12 June, the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas Personal Finance appointed Alain van Groenendael as Chairman and Laurent David as Chief Executive Officer of the company. In these roles they … Read the full press release

Vivendi closes the sale of its 20% interest in Numericable-SFR

PARIS, 8-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi announced today the closing of the sale of its 20% interest in Numericable-SFR. In line with the agreements outlined in its February 27, 2015 press release, the Group received today from Numericable-SFR a first … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas appoints Thierry Laborde Deputy COO in charge of Domestic Markets; succeeds François Villeroy de Galhau

PARIS, 4-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Thierry Laborde has been appointed Deputy COO of BNP Paribas, in charge of Domestic Markets, effective 4 May 2015. He succeeds François Villeroy de Galhau, who has been entrusted by the French Prime Minister with … Read the full press release