Eight accolades for BNP Paribas at Global Capital Bond Awards 2021

BNP Paribas has won eight categories at the Global Capital Bond Awards 2021 covering every sector of the bond market

These awards demonstrate BNP Paribas’ strength and expertise across its whole primary franchise. They also highlight the bank’s ability to support a wide spectrum of clients across all sectors of the bond market.

Corporate Bond Awards

  • Most Impressive Corporate Bond House in Euros
  • Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Green/SRI Capital Markets
  • Most Impressive Corporate Coverage Team

Emerging Market Bond Awards

  • Most Impressive Bank for CEE Bonds
  • Most Impressive Investment Bank for CEEMEA Green/SRI Capital Markets

FIG Bond Awards

  • Most Impressive FIG House in Euros

SRI Bond Awards

  • Most Impressive Investment Bank for Green/SRI Capital Markets

SSA Bond Awards

  • Most Impressive SSA House in Euros

I am delighted that BNP Paribas has been recognised across our whole primary markets business

Rupert Lewis, Head of European HG bond syndicate at BNP Paribas

“I am delighted that BNP Paribas has been recognised across our whole primary markets business,” commented Rupert Lewis, Head of European HG bond syndicate at BNP Paribas. “This demonstrates the team’s resilience as we continue to support clients through these challenging times. Winning these awards is testament to our integrated approach and the close collaboration between our primary market teams.”

A Leader in Sustainable Finance

Winning Most Impressive Investment Bank for Green/SRI Capital Markets further demonstrates BNP Paribas’ leading capabilities in sustainable finance and its mission of being the ‘bank for a changing world’.

“Our leadership in sustainable finance is only thanks to the collaboration with all of our clients in the market and our fantastic teams at BNP Paribas,” commented Anjuli Pandit, Primary Sustainability Manager at BNP Paribas.

Agnes Gourc, Co-Head of Sustainable Finance Markets added, “Thank you to all. We are truly delighted to have received this recognition in this challenging year.”

Global Capital Bond Awards acceptance speech ESG video

A dependable partner to SSA and Financial Institutions during the Covid-19 response.

Demand from SSA issuers significantly increased in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly in EUR markets. As a leading European bank, BNP Paribas was well placed to support its SSA clients. Through deep market knowledge, BNP Paribas has played a pivotal role in supporting countries’ and governments’ responses to the crisis. As a result, BNP Paribas was awarded Most Impressive SSA House in Euros.

BNP Paribas also won Most Impressive FIG House in Euros for its contribution in the Financial Institutions space throughout the pandemic. Financing the real economy has been critical during these times of stress and BNP Paribas has played a prominent role in supporting its Financial Institutions clients over the last 18 months.

Supporting Corporates

BNP Paribas has continued to support its Corporate clients throughout the Covid-19 crisis, thanks to the strength of the bank’s Capital Markets franchise. The bank has been able to meet their diverse and fast-evolving needs.

“Thank you again to all of you for your trust this year and for the awards we have received”, commented Giulio Baratta, Head of Investment Grade Finance, EMEA.

Global Capital Bond Awards acceptance speech Corporate video

Making strides in Emerging Markets

In 2020, there was record primary supply for Central and Eastern Europe Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) Euro bonds and BNP Paribas was active on a significant amount of deals for its clients.

Due to the bank’s strategic approach, BNP Paribas CEEMEA Debt Capital Markets (DCM) team was able to support clients on multiple deals with a high number of repeat mandates. As a result, BNP Paribas was awarded Most Impressive Bank for CEE Bonds and Most Impressive Investment Bank for CEEMEA Green/SRI Capital Markets.

These awards follow recognition from IFR Awards 2020 and Environmental Finance awards 2021, in which BNP Paribas won a number of accolades. Read the articles to find out more.

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