The material on this site is for financial institutions, professional investors and their professional advisers. It is for information only. Please read our Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy and Cookies before using this site.

All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws. © 2021 Euromoney, a part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.

Deals of the Year 2011: BNP Paribas Emerging Balanced Note index

BNP Paribas Emerging Balanced Note index
Size $30 million
Date February 2011
Structurer BNP Paribas
return to the Global Deals of the Year index

The need for a change in approach to the new normal pervaded the markets last year from the largest deals to the smallest. BNP Paribas extended its reach in bespoke index products to address the changing priorities among its private banking clients. The Emerging Balanced Note that it developed for a Belgian private client last year was a direct answer to the changing demands of an increasingly sophisticated client base. "The client wanted a product invested in emerging markets so the key was to find the right underlying," says Gilles Staquet, managing director and head of global equities and commodity derivatives sales at BNP Paribas in Brussels. "The easy option would have been to use a few market indices or to create a custom-built basket of stocks. But using funds was the best solution as they are dynamically managed by specialists."

You have reached premium content. Please log in to continue reading.

Read beyond the headlines with Euromoney

For over 50 years, our readers have looked to Euromoney to stay informed about the issues that matter in the international banking and financial markets. Find out more about our different levels of access below.


Unlimited access to and

Expert comment, long reads and in-depth analysis interviews with senior finance professionals

Access the results of our market-leading annual surveys across core financial services

Access the results of our annual awards, including the world-renowned Awards for Excellence

Your print copy of Euromoney magazine delivered monthly

£73.75 per month

Billed Annually


Unlimited access to and, including our top stories, long reads, expert analysis, and the results of our annual surveys and awards

Sign up to any of our newsletters, curated by our editors


Already a user?

We use cookies to provide a personalized site experience.
By continuing to use & browse the site you agree to our Privacy Policy.
I agree