Global Equities

Global Markets

BNP Paribas’ long-established record in equity derivatives, along with the migration of Deutsche Bank’s Global Prime Finance and Electronic Equities business and the acquisition of Exane, positions the bank as a leading provider in Global Equities. The three complementary businesses – equity derivatives, prime services and cash equities research and execution, work together to provide clients with the full spectrum of equity-based services to fulfil their investment, financing and execution objectives.

Our offerings

Cash Equities

Our premier platform delivers a customisable experience across Electronic Execution via Cortex Equities, Portfolio Trading, High Touch and ETFs by intelligently and efficiently accessing a diverse set of liquidity pools across global equity markets.

Clients have access to dedicated Quant Research, Execution Consulting and Market Structure analysis. Our platform includes top-ranked independent, fundamental equity research globally with specialist sales and distribution, along with corporate access and corporate broking services.

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Prime Services

A fully-integrated global cash and synthetic prime brokerage platform that leverages BNP Paribas’ top-tier balance sheet and expertise.

Our offering includes multi-asset structured financing solutions across the liquidity spectrum, providing stability and consistency as well as strategy-specific margining. We provide global market access, competitive financing and execution across Delta One products including ETFs and custom baskets.

Our established high-performance customisable quantitative and systematic platform delivers best-in-class execution and algorithmic trading. Our value-added strategic services includes Capital Introduction with a dedicated team of specialists with diverse global investor relationships and extensive market knowledge.

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Equity Derivatives

An established global leader in structured products for private banks and distribution, retail and institutions. We are a transparent liquidity provider in the flow business through equity-related options and volatility products, dividend futures & structured notes, volatility derivatives, convertible bonds and alternative risk transactions.

As a strategic equity partner for corporates, we provide bespoke equity derivatives-based solutions. We have a strong track record in delivering efficient trading solutions for all derivatives parameters and our Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) business, generates and implements new rules-based systematic index strategies to address clients’ specific risk and return or global portfolio objectives.

Our award-winning digital platforms include Smart Derivatives and Brio, and our ESG-focused indices range with global partners including the World Bank and RAFI.

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BNP Paribas Privalto is named Best Structured Products Provider 2022

For the fourth consecutive year, Gestion de Fortune has awarded BNP Paribas Privalto ‘Best Structured Products Provider’.

Strong Results in Hedge Fund Admin & Prime Brokerage Surveys

BNP Paribas achieved solid results in Global Custodian’s 2021 Hedge Fund Administration and Prime Brokerage Surveys.

BNP Paribas wins two accolades in Central Banking Awards 2021

In a rare move, the Central Banking Awards 2021 recognised BNP Paribas with two awards: Global Markets and Asset Manager of the Year.

BNP Paribas wins Best ESG House among three awards at the SRP Europe 2021

SRP Europe Awards 2021 named BNP Paribas ‘Best House, ESG’, ‘Best Issuance Platform’ for SMART Derivatives and ‘Best Performance Netherlands’ 2021.

Italian Certificate Awards 2021: three golds for BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas wins three categories at the Italian Certificate Awards 2021: Best Issuer of the Year, Best Certificates with Upside Exposure and Best for Innovation.

Institutional Investor Highlights Leadership in European Equity Research

Exane BNP Paribas maintains its position as number 1 research provider for Developed Europe from Institutional Investor Research, for 5 years running.

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