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BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas, Digital Asset, Roll Out DLT Apps

BNP Paribas Securities Services has announced a new partnership with Digital Asset to design a number of real-time trade and settlement apps using DAML smart contracts. The new apps will provide market participants in Asia Pacific with real-time access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX)’s anticipated DLT -based trading and […]

BNP Paribas Names New Head of Structuring Americas

BNP Paribas today announces the appointment of Sarah Wang as head of structuring Americas, which involves oversight of structuring teams across business lines. Previously, Wang worked at Barclays for 16 years, most recently as head of securitised product solutions structuring in the US. Prior to that, she was head of structuring in APAC and held various structuring […]

Wikstrom Joins Capitolis

Dr Petra Wikstrom has joined Capitolis as business development executive for the buy-side in the Americas. She will report to Ben Tobin, global head of sales at the firm and be based in New York. Wikstrom has been working for Greenwich Associates as a consultant for just over a year having left BNP Paribas in […]

Awards for e-FX Excellence – BNP Paribas

As we noted at the start of this article, the calendar was unkind to BNP Paribas in that our scheduled in-person meeting was cancelled due to the accelerating pandemic. As such, our views on the platform are necessarily limited. That said, there is plenty of feedback to share and, thankfully, our observations from looks at […]

Digital FX Awards 2020: Winners Announced

The winners of the 2020 Digital FX Awards were unveiled during a Zoom Happy Hour that followed Profit & Loss’ first ever Dial-in Day, which attracted over 500 attendees. For the seventh year in a row, UBS won Best Multi-Asset Class Platform for Neo, the bank also went home with four other Awards. Continuing what […]

Execution Methods in Focus as Eyes Turn to Tricky Month End

Even though liquidity conditions in FX markets remain sufficiently robust to ensure a reasonably functioning market, sources say that different mechanisms are now being seriously considered – especially as the market eyes what could be a tricky quarter end benchmark Fix on Tuesday (March 31) – a time when volumes submitted for fixing are significantly […]

BNPP Names New Head of LatAm Global Markets

BNP Paribas (BNPP) has promoted Luis Berlfein to head of Global Markets Latin America, based in New York. Berlfein, who has spent more than 15 years with BNPP in senior FX roles, will report to John Gallo and Hubert de Lambilly, co-heads of Global Markets Americas. Meanwhile, Heather Orrico was appointed head of sales for […]

Renouf Joins NAB

Profit & Loss understands that Katie Renouf has joined National Australia Bank in London as a director, FX sales. She joins from BNP Paribas in London where she spent just over six years, initially in a business development role in the Channel Islands and more latterly in London in FX sales to currency and passive […]

Four Firms Join CLS’ DLT Service

CLS says that Actinver, BNP Paribas, Citibank and JP Morgan are live on CLSNet, the utility’s standardised, automated bilateral payment netting calculation service for over 120 currencies operating on a distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform. This means there are now nine market participants live on CLSNet, including Bank of America, Bank of China (Hong Kong), Goldman Sachs, Intesa Sanpaolo […]

BNP Paribas Announces Management Re-Shuffle

BNP Paribas has announced a number of senior management changes, with José Placido set to become CEO of the bank’s corporate and institutional banking (CIB) business for the Americas. Bob Hawley, the current CEO of CIB Americas, will transition to the role of vice chairman of CIB Americas when Placido begins in the role on […]