NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BNP Paribas, Europe’s leading financial institution, today announces the launch and roll-out of BNP Paribas Exane, a leading equity research provider, in the United States. In 2021, BNP Paribas acquired 100% of Exane – following a successful 17-year partnership – and has since worked to align BNP Paribas Exane’s offering with its core Global Markets platform. On the occasion of this official launch, the American employees of BNP Paribas Exane were transferred last week to the BNP Paribas Tower in New York and the bank’s offices in San Francisco.
The US launch of BNP Paribas Exane enables the bank to offer its clients a full range of equity and derivatives cash services. Additionally, BNP Paribas Exane – which has been ranked the top research provider in Europe for six consecutive years by Institutional Investor – can now distribute research to Securities Corp clients. of the bank in the United States BNP Paribas Exane will expand its coverage from 180 American stocks today to more than 450 American stocks by 2025 in the sectors of technology, media and telecommunications (TMT), consumer, health and industry. The expansion of US equity coverage will be supported by the bank’s ambitious plans to increase the number of analysts, sector specialists, traders, salespeople and salespeople it employs. BNP Paribas Exane now covers more than 800 stocks worldwide.
The official launch of BNP Paribas Exane in the US demonstrates continued investment in the bank’s Cash Equities platform and its broader Global Equities franchise offering clients the full suite of equity-based services to meet their investment needs. investment, financing and execution. In addition to the best equity research, clients will continue to benefit from the bank’s leading electronic execution and prime brokerage platforms migrated from Deutsche Bank, its state-of-the-art execution platform powered by Cortex Equities, the newest referral deal for Credit Suisse Prime Services clients and recognized expertise in equity derivatives developed over more than 30 years.
Ben Spruntulis, Head of Cash Equities at BNP Paribassaid: “This is a timely opportunity for BNP Paribas Exane to open this new chapter in the United States. Our team is delighted to be able to offer our best research and advisory services as part of our leading Cash Equities platform.
Adil El Batji, Head of Global Equities in the Americas at BNP Paribassaid: “Our ability to offer BNP Paribas Exane to clients in the United States is a huge opportunity to comprehensively meet the needs of our clients and serve the entire equity value chain through research, financing, execution and derivatives. This deep partnership with clients will position the bank as one of the leading European equity houses on the global stage.
Joseph Placido, CEO of BNP Paribas CIB Americassaid: “The launch of BNP Paribas Exane in the United States underlines the bank’s commitment to the Americas region as a key marketplace for the Corporate and Institutional Banking division. Equity research will not only strengthen our global markets offering to institutional clients, but will also support the bank’s ambition to further develop its Equity Capital Markets and M&A activities as Europe’s premier partner for corporates. in the whole world.
About BNP Paribas Exane
Exane was founded in 1990 with a robust business model built around three complementary businesses: Cash Equities (BNP Paribas Exane); Structured solutions (ExaneSolutions); and Asset Management (Exane Asset Management). The group is expanding internationally in order to be closer to its customers, with Paris and London as its main offices. More than 800 employees are now spread over nine sites around the world: Paris, London, Frankfurt, Geneva, Madrid, Milan, Stockholm, New York and San Francisco. After a successful 17-year partnership with BNP Paribas, Exane became a subsidiary of BNP Paribas in July 2021.
About BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas is the leading bank in the European Union and a major player in international banking. It is present in 65 countries and has more than 190,000 employees, including nearly 145,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main areas of activity: Retail Banking for the Group’s retail banking networks and several specialized businesses, including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment and protection solutions; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. With its diversified and integrated model, the Group supports all of its clients (individuals, local authorities, entrepreneurs, SMEs, companies and institutions) in carrying out their projects through financing, investment and savings solutions. and foresight.
In Europe, BNP Paribas has four home markets: Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg. The Group is deploying its integrated retail banking model in several Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and through a large network in the western United States. A key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and businesses in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.
BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to building a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group’s performance and stability.