BNP Paribas leads French merger and acquisitions advisory market in 2012


WEBWIRE – Thursday, January 03, 2013

For the 8th time in a row, BNP Paribas ranks n°1 the French merger and acquisitions advisory market in 2012.

According to Thomson Reuters’ data, BNP Paribas advised on 66 announced transactions totaling 32.42 billion dollars globally (27.74 billion euros), and 58 completed transactions for a total amount of 36.76 billion dollars (28 billion euros).

Thierry Varène, Head of BNP Paribas Corporate Finance and of Investment Banking Europe, commented : “Despite a challenging market environment in 2012, BNP Paribas’ Corporate Finance teams demonstrated their ability to support their clients’ strategic decisions. This leading position in the French market recognizes our expertise and commitment to our clients”.

BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking
BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking employs around 20,000 people in over 50 countries and services 14,000 corporate and institutional clients worldwide.
BNP Paribas CIB excels in:
Derivatives - where it is one of the leading global players in rates, credit, forex, commodity and equity derivatives.
Advisory and Capital markets - where it is one of the top European houses in both ECM and DCM (bond, securitization, convertibles and equity issuance).
Structured finance - where it is amongst the leaders in acquisition, export, project, energy and commodity finance globally.

BNP Paribas has been named Bank of the year 2012 by the International Financing review.

www.cib.bnpparibas.com



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