Groen joins ECM team at BNP
BNP Paribas has appointed Nicholas Groen, 44, to its Equity Capital Markets (ECM) team where he will be responsible for ECM origination and execution in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Groen will report to Thierry Olive, head of ECM. Prior to BNP Paribas Groen spent 10 years in the Capital Markets team at Lazards where he was an executive director responsible for capital markets origination and execution, focussing on Germany and Central Europe. During this time Nick advised on several landmark transactions such as the E6 billion IPO of Infineon, Europe's largest retail offering.