BNP Paribas in IsraelOverview
BNP Paribas is operating in Israel since October 1996. Through a highly active Representative Office, the Group offers a large panel of products and service centers relying on BNP Paribas' global network to support major Israeli corporations and financial institutions in developing their international business activities and to facilitate access to the local market for large international clients.
Today, BNP Paribas is positioned as a recognized player in the local market for the following activities:
a. Corporate Banking
Corporate Banking offers a broad range of banking services and products for local and international companies. On top of short to long-term financing solutions and cash management services, backed by the BNP Paribas' International network, we offer more sophisticated products and services such as Project/Structured Finance and Commodities Financing. As such, our customers fully benefit from the blending of local market/sector expertise with proficiency of BNP Paribas' International network.
b. Fixed Income
Fixed Income offers a broad range of products and services for both issuers and investors in the primary and secondary markets. We help our clients find effective ways to raise and invest capital, as well as manage their exposure to risk.
In the primary market, BNP Paribas is the top bookrunner for all bonds issues in euros, as well as top five bookrunner for all bonds in all currencies (Thomson Reuters, H1 2011), while our secondary product suite encompasses Credit (i.e. Bond issues, Investment Grade and High Yield), Rates (i.e. Vanilla, Structured and Hybrid products) and Foreign Exchange (i.e. Spot to Exotic and Prime Brokerage products).
c. Corporate Finance
We bring to our clients strategic solutions on mergers and acquisitions and primary equity capital markets transactions, combing expertise accross 9 sector groups with a focused international approach, such as Energy, Media-Telecom, Healthcare and Financial Institutions.
BNP Paribas is one of the mahor European players, both in M&A and ECM, and the undisputed leader in France, with a solid franchise in Asia, teams in New York and Brazil covering North and Latin America and a growing presence in the Middle-East, Turkey and South Africa.
c. Trade Center
The Trade Center is a unique and innovative concept developed by BNP Paribas. Integrated within the 90 Trade Centers Network operating around the world, our Tel Aviv Trade Center experts are dedicated to meet all international trade finance needs and securing payments providing customers with structured solutions:
* The trade professionals' advices in a "one-stop-shop" for their global trade finance needs
* The strength of a global network
* Depending on the corporate objectives and targeted countries, our clients have access to financing and secure alternatives to protect their trade flows.Read the leaflet "2011 at a glance"