BNP Paribas Beefs Up In Commodities Unit

Sargent, Carolyn
March 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;3/7/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p13
Trade Publication
The article presents information on French bank BNP Paribas SA. It has been steadily beefing up its presence in a range of commodity derivatives, from making markets in over-the-counter products to brokering futures contracts. Commodities is one of four strategic businesses within the investment bank at BNP Paribas, standing alongside fixed income, equity and structured finance. BNP Paribas' commodities presence rests on its commercial lending relationships with the commodities industry. BNP Paribas' commodity derivatives group has made at least eight additional appointments in the past few months, mostly on the energy side.


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