Cash Equities

Global Markets

BNP Paribas’ best-in-class Cash Equities platform offers award-winning equity research and a premier, customisable execution experience. BNP Paribas Exane research is renowned for its depth and quality, reinforced by experienced, top-ranked sales and specialist teams as well as a dedicated corporate access service. This, combined with our market-leading global execution services including Cortex Equities, a state-of-the-art electronic trading platform, high-touch trading, portfolio trading, quant research and execution consulting deliver an unparalleled Cash Equities offering.

Award-winning research & strong distribution

BNP Paribas Exane provides leading, innovative and high-quality research product including independent, fundamental, long-term equity research. BNP Paribas Exane that has been ranked #1 for Industry Research in Developed Europe by the Institutional Investor Survey for seven consecutive years. Our dedicated specialist sales team offers clients deep sector expertise across equities.

Connecting investors with corporates is a critical component of our Cash Equities offering. Our Corporate Access team hosts around 30 conferences and field trips, 120 expert access events, 500 roadshows and over 5,500 investor meetings annually.

To access BNP Paribas Exane’s research products, visit our CUBE portal. If you’re interested to subscribe to CUBE, please reach out to your BNP Paribas representative.

Execution services

BNP Paribas’ global Execution Services platform delivers a consistent and reliable experience tailored to our clients across electronic trading via Cortex Equities, high-touch trading, portfolio trading and ETFs. Our infrastructure provides clients with the ability to access the latest technology, analyse custom pre/intra/post trade data to drive execution performance, fully-integrate with cash and synthetic prime brokerage, and leverage the quantitative execution research team globally. Click here for more information on our Prime Services offering.

Our bespoke electronic execution platform allows clients to efficiently access a diverse set of liquidity pools across global equity markets, including adaptive algos, upgraded smart order routing and low latency direct memory access channels. With a global footprint, we offer execution consulting and coverage services with quantitative execution analysis.

In The Trade’s Algorithmic Trading Survey 2022, the first completed since BNP Paribas’ acquisition of Exane, BNP Paribas Exane ranked #1 in 13 of the 15 available categories, and #2 in the remaining two categories. Top rated services include order routing, customisation, algo monitoring and execution consistency, for which the bank received its strongest ever result.


BNP Paribas recognised at The TRADE Leaders in Trading 2023 Awards

BNP Paribas won Best Trading Performance and Best Price Improvement Capabilities at the Algorithmic Trading category at The TRADE Leaders in Trading 2023 Awards.

BNP Paribas Exane tops the TRADE’s 2023 Algo Trading Survey for long-only

The business is ranked #1 overall for 4 consecutive years.

Three gold medals for BNP Paribas at the Italian Certificate Awards 2022

BNP Paribas wins Best Certificates, Best on Innovation and Best Issuer on Knock-out Leverage Products in 2022

For more information on our complete Global Equities offering, visit Prime Services and Equities Derivatives.

Equity Derivatives

BNP Paribas has over 30 years of track record in developing innovative equity derivatives strategies and is an established global leader in structured products. Our comprehensive range of solutions across flow and structured products is designed to meet all our clients’ needs.


Prime Services

As a leading European bank with a prominent global presence, BNP Paribas is one of the few banks globally with a comprehensive suite of investor services. Our multi-asset Prime Services offering provides clients with access to one of the broadest product capabilities across prime brokerage, clearing, and FX prime brokerage.


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