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BNP Paribas Securities Services strengthens its IRP team

BNP Paribas Securities Services (‘BNP Paribas'), the custody bank with the world's best credit rating, is pleased to announce the appointments of Valérie Nicaise as Head of the IRP Risk Measurement team and Sophie Bourgarel as Head of Business Projects at BNP Paribas Securities Services.

Valérie's role is to develop the risk offer for clients, which includes value at risk, risk attribution, stress tests. She graduated from the ENSAE and began her career in 1996 at AGF working on statistics within the Human Resources Department. At the end of 1997, she joined the Asset Management subsidiary of AGF in the Reporting, Measurement and Performance Attribution department and became Head of the department in 2001. Then in 2004, she joined NATEXIS AM as Head of Reporting. In 2005, she became Head at NATIXIS Investor Servicing, the Asset servicing subsidiary from the group.

Sophie, graduated from the “Institut Supérieur de Gestion” of Paris, starting her career as a Management controller for Paribas bank in 1993 before moving to Paribas Asset Management's middle office in 1997. She joined SG Asset Management in 2000 as a performance analyst and between 2003 and 2006, she was deputy to the Head of Marketing, followed by Head of Performance Analysis & Client Reporting between the end of 2006 and June 2008.

The Investment Reporting and Performance (IRP) team of BNP Paribas Securities Services group includes more than 200 staff worldwide. The team specialises in the measurement of risk "ex-ante", as well as the measurement and allocation of performance, offering high added value services to a wide range of management companies, pension funds, pension funds and insurance companies.