Global Credit


Our global Credit business enables us to realise synergies while maintaining strict boundaries between the public and private sides. We provide solutions to clients throughout the entire credit continuum from origination through execution to secondary market trading and post trade services.

Global issuance base

True global markets access

Our on-the-ground presence, domestically and globally, enhances our abilities in complex, multi-market and multi-currency issuance. We are number one bond book runner regarding EMEA activity and euro bond issuance, a lead arranger in Asian and American bond markets, providing seamless execution and distribution for issuers looking to access both international and local markets. We are also one of the few foreign banks with non-financial corporate bonds underwriting license in China.

A spotlight on what we can offer

Investment grade

We provide a comprehensive liquidity offering, supporting investors through volatile and uncertain market conditions.


Derivatives, it’s our DNA. We are a market leader across all macro derivatives products, ranking consistently top 3 on Itraxx, Itraxx Options & Tranches and Iboxx TRS. Our deep balance sheet allocation as well as our capacity to embed risk management in our strategies ensures we can support your hedging needs.

High yield

Our High Yield business is truly a fast growing franchise across primary and secondary markets. Our secondary offering is fully aligned with our leading primary franchise across European High Yield Bonds and Leveraged Loans. We continue to focus on increasing our trading and balance sheet allocation to fully support our CLO origination and investor clients.

Securitised products

We provide a full product offering covering warehouse financing, acquisition financing, primary ABS, RMBS and CLO distribution. Leverage our global platform which continues to grow across regions; we are a top player in Asia and boast a growing offering in Europe and the Americas.

Strong European base with global market access

The leading European bond provider

We are consistently recognised as the leading European bond provider, with a decade-long presence in our principal markets and an impressive global footprint. We provide market-making in all core global currencies. We are ranked #1 for EUR-denominated bonds by volume and EMEA bonds by volume for 2020 according to Dealogic and we make prices on 1,600 credits across three main hubs in 70 countries.

Omega: our advanced electronic offer

Your one-stop shop

Omega is the in-house digital data and intelligence platform widely used across the Primary and Credit Markets front office. It centralises real-time internal and external trading information that helps the front office provide relevant insight to our clients. The incorporation of Omega AI algorithms for idea generation, task prioritisation and workflow optimisation enables us to provide an enhanced offering to better suit client needs.


BNP Paribas wins Americas Credit Derivatives House of the Year

BNP Paribas has won recognition as Americas Credit Derivatives House of the Year at GlobalCapital’s 2022 Americas Derivatives awards.

BNP Paribas wins top award at Global Capital Bond Awards 2022

BNP Paribas wins Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Bonds at GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2022, an award chosen by the markets.

BNP Paribas wins 3 categories at Risk Awards 2022

BNP Paribas wins 3 categories at Risk Awards 2022, including Inflation Derivatives House, Credit Derivatives House, and Derivatives Client Clearer House

IFR recognises BNP Paribas as Derivatives House, amongst six top awards

The bank was recognised in six categories at the 2021 awards, demonstrating steadfast client commitment and outstanding global markets expertise.

BNP Paribas wins 4 categories at Global Capital Derivatives Awards

Global Capital awards BNP Paribas Research and Strategy House, Credit, Structured Products and Commodity Derivatives House.

The Banker awards 13 Deals of the Year 2021 to BNP Paribas led deals

An outstanding 13 client deals that BNP Paribas supported have been recognised at The Banker Deals of the Year Awards 2021.

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