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BNP Paribas appoints head of european equity derivatives flow sales.

  • 11.01.2008
BNP Paribas is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Tranter as Head of European Equity Derivatives Flow Sales, reflecting the bank's firm commitment to and growth in its Equity Derivatives Flow business. Nick joins on 28th January and will be based in London.
In addition to his role as Head of European Equity Derivatives Flow Sales, Nick will also have oversight of BNP Paribas' Equity Derivatives business with UK clients. He reports to Denis Frances, Global Head of Equity Derivatives Flow Sales and to Shaun Wainstein, Head of BNP Paribas' Equities & Derivatives Platform in London.

Nick will be responsible for accelerating the growth of BNP Paribas European Flow business with an emphasis on extending client coverage and intensifying links with the UK hedge fund community, with whom the bank has extremely close and strong relationships. Nick's extensive experience of the Flow and Structured Products market will be invaluable in boosting the BNP Paribas' presence and share of the market.

Nick joins from Morgan Stanley in London where he was a Managing Director and Head of Pan European Structured and Flow Equity Derivatives Sales. He spent over 10 years at Morgan Stanley in a variety of Equity Derivatives Sales roles. Before that Nick worked as an Equity Derivatives Analyst and Structurer at JP Morgan in London..

Yann Gerardin, Global Head of Equities & Derivatives talking about Nick's appointment said: “We are delighted that Nick is joining the bank. We have made excellent progress in growing our European Flow business over the last couple of years and Nick's appointment is an important development for this business. Our goal is to become a clear leader in the Flow market matching our pole position in the Structured Products market”
Shaun Wainstein, Head of BNP Paribas' Equities & Derivatives Platform in London, added: “Nick is a critical hire for us and we expect that Nick's long track record with UK clients will help BNP Paribas develop a leading market share among UK institutions.”

About BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas (www.bnpparibas.com) is a European leader in global banking and financial services and is one of the 5 strongest banks in the world according to Standard & Poor's. The group is present in over 85 countries, with 161,000 employees, including 125,000 in Europe. The group holds key positions in three major segments: Corporate and Investment Banking, Asset Management & Services and Retail Banking. Present throughout Europe in all of its business lines, the bank's two domestic markets in retail banking are France and Italy. BNP Paribas also has a significant presence in the United States and strong positions in Asia and the emerging markets.
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