Credit Suisse First Boston has hired Melissa Allen from BNP Paribas as a director within the European financial control department.
BNP Paribas has made seven appointments to its interest rate group in New York, headed by Zbigneiw Ryzak.
BNP Paribas has hired Matthew Schultheis as director and head of sales for its Chicago office.
Bank of America has made a number of appointments to its European debt team in London.
BNP Paribas has hired Kara Lemont Sportelli for its fixed-income derivatives structuring group. Lemont Sportelli will focus on engineering exotic interest rate and hybrid derivatives products for investors and liability managers. She is based in London...
French bank BNP Paribas has made four appointments in its commodity derivatives business, following the departure of two senior members of its team last month.
Carl Nabar has joined French bank BNP Paribas in New York as a senior foreign exchange derivatives trader.
Credit default swap (CDS) options on Asian names have emerged on broker screens, with two CDS option trades referenced to Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa trading through brokerage firm Icap in early June.
Dutch bank ABN Amro has hired Wayne Harburn, BNP Paribas' former head of European energy trading, as well as Vincent Chevance, the French bank's head of marketing for energy derivatives. BNP Paribas was not immediately able to say who would replace the...
French trading communications technology maker Etrali has done a deal with BNP Paribas to deploy its hardware on trading floors in China, says Henri Vautheny, Etrali’s general manager for Asia, excluding Japan.
BNP Paribas is to simplify the structure of its equity business following its partnership with French broker Exane.
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein (DrKW), the investment banking arm of Dresdner Bank, has made six additions to its hedge fund sales team in recent weeks. All six take the title of director and will be based in London.
Barclays Capital has hired three traders to work in its dollar interest rate derivatives team in New York.
Bear Stearns has hired Edouard Hervey, previously a credit default swaps trader at BNP Paribas in Hong Kong, as managing director in Tokyo.
BNP Paribas Asset Management is to acquire the Javelin fund of hedge funds business currently owned by ZCM Investor Capital, the US subsidiary of Swiss group Zurich Financial Services.
BNP Paribas Securities Services is using CheckFree’s straight-through processing (STP) module to scale its processing services for foreign exchange transactions, reports Risknews’ sister publication, Trading Technology Week .
BNP Paribas is setting up a global credit arbitrage team, with Stéphane Delacote, previously Tokyo-based head of credit trading and derivatives for Asia-Pacific at the French bank, moving to London to head up the new division.
French bank BNP Paribas has recruited Russ Plackett as a senior metals trader to work in its London office.
Four more banks have become credit default swaps market-makers on iBoxx CDX, a tradable index of credit default swaps on 125 investment-grade US companies. This brings the total number of licensed market-makers to 15.
French bank BNP Paribas has created a sub-index to its CJ50 index of the 50 most liquid Japanese credit default swaps (CDS). Called CJ Flex, the sub-index is referenced on about 30 investment-grade credits, worth a total notional amount of more than ¥10...
European equity derivatives broker Exane is to join BNP Paribas to jointly market share-based products.
Mark-it Partners, a UK company providing daily pricing information on credit derivatives and cash credit instruments, has signed up French bank Credit Agricole Indosuez (CAI), its first French client.
Germany’s WestLB has snared Anthony Brown as executive director and head of credit sales. Based in London, he will sell a range of credit products to non-German-speaking accounts.
French bank BNP Paribas has closed its first self-managed synthetic CDO transaction in Asia, a first-loss equity tranche that allows the investor to substitute credits in the underlying portfolio.