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BNP Paribas has hired Richard Sansaricq as a managing director and head of equity finance sales in its equities and derivatives division in New York. He will initially report to Todd Steinberg, head of equities and derivatives for the Americas at the...
BNP Paribas has announced two new senior appointments to its derivatives teams in London.
BNP Paribas has hired a number of foreign exchange employees from rivals Citigroup and Barclays Capital, as the French bank continues a drive to increase its presence in the US and Europe.
BNP Paribas is increasing the headcount of its equity derivatives division by almost a third, in an effort to tap the growing demand for equity-linked products from emerging markets. In an interview with RiskNews , the bank’s global head of equities...
BNP Paribas has reorganised its London-based European credit research group to include a new relative-value desk.
Todd Steinberg, previously deputy head of equity derivatives, Americas, at BNP Paribas in New York, has been promoted to head of the team, sources close to the French bank told RiskNews' sister publication, Structured Products Extra .
BNP Paribas has hired Daniel Goldstein to head hedge fund option sales in London.
BNP Paribas has reorganised its London equity department as part of an effort it says is to increase the department's size and revenues.
BNP Paribas has combined its interest rate and foreign exchange trading capabilities as part of a reorganisation aimed at improving efficiency.
Francisco Hervella has joined BNP Paribas as a New York-based director and senior Latin American structured products marketer in the equity and derivatives sales group. He reports to Nick Kello, US head of equity and derivatives sales for financial institutions.
BNP Paribas has recruited David Abner as head of exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading in New York.
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BNP Paribas has made a trio of hires in forex sales and trading across Europe.
BNP Paribas has hired seven ex-Refco employees to build its worldwide presence in the soft futures market, and the Paris-based bank has also become a member of the New York Board of Trade (Nybot).
BNP Paribas has appointed ex-West LB credit trader Alvaro Ballesteros as part of its drive to further its growth in the European high yield market.
Greg Hurley has joined BNP Paribas' equity derivatives business in New York, where he will head the single-stock trading team. Hurley moves from Merrill Lynch, also in New York, where he was a director in the bank's global linked equity derivatives group.
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Calyon and Axa Investment Managers (IM) are set to join the slew of financial institutions offering 100% principle-protected notes based on a managed portfolio of synthetic credits.
ABN Amro and Axa Investment Managers (Axa IM) have closed a principal-protected long/short credit note called Synergie, which has been sold to institutional investors in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
BNP Paribas is launching the second series of Dynamo hybrid cash and credit derivative notes, which will again be managed by Crédit Agricole Asset Management (CAAM).
Tim Drayson has joined BNP Paribas in London as global head of securitisation, with the job of improving the bank's performance in the European structured credit markets.