The Banker awards 18 Deals of the Year 2022 to BNP Paribas led deals

A record year for BNP Paribas, the bank for a changing world is awarded 18 Deals of the Year by The Banker


BNP Paribas led or supported 18 client deals in the Banker Deals of the Year Awards 2022. The prestigious awards highlight the most noteworthy transactions across global markets.

We are extremely grateful to the continued trust our clients place in our capital markets franchise to support them in their diverse needs across markets and across the globe.

Frederic Zorzi, Global Head of Primary Markets, BNP Paribas

The winning categories and deals are:

  • Bonds: Corporate Europe for LSEG’s nine-tranche multi-currency bond
  • Bonds: Corporate Africa for Bidvest’s inaugural $800m 5NC2 bond
  • Bonds: Corporate Americas for Verizon’s $31bn multi-tranche jumbo bond offering
  • Bonds: Corporate APAC for Reliance Industries’ $4bn triple-tranche bond
  • Bonds: Sovereign, Supranational & Agency Europe for Hungary’s $4.25bn and €1bn triple-tranche bond
  • Bonds: Sovereign, Supranational & Agency Americas for International Finance Corporation’s $2bn bond
  • Equities Europe for Allfunds’ €2.2bn IPO
  • Financial Institution Group Financing APAC for Axis Bank’s $600m sustainable perpetual issuance
  • Infrastructure and Project Finance Africa for Angola’s $1.1bn project financing to develop and improve water infratstructure
  • Infrastructure and Project Finance APAC for Greater Changhua 1 Offshore Wind Project
  • Islamic Finance Middle East for Saudi Aramco’s $6bn multi tranche inaugural sukuk
  • Leveraged Finance Europe for iliad’s €8.8bn acquisition financing
  • Leveraged Finance Americas for $18bn financing package for the leveraged buyout of Medline
  • Loans Europe for Vonovia’s €22bn and €20.15bn bridge facilities
  • Loans Middle East for EIG’s five-year acquisition financing bridge facility
  • Loans Americas for Ford’s $15.5bn sustainability linked revolving credit facilities
  • Restructuring Americas for Cinepolis’s $1.25bn restructuring
  • Securitisation APAC for Lotte Card’s $450m social ABS transaction