Corporate & Institutional Banking
CIB in the Netherlands
What we do
Bringing a global perspective and pioneering spirit, BNP Paribas’ Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) experts create best-in-class solutions in financing, risk management and advisory, adapted to suit your specific business needs. With our world-class teams of over 33,000 people in 55 countries including 300 in the Netherlands, BNP Paribas CIB is committed to building long-term relationships with you, our client, supporting you in your business strategy and meeting all your corporate and investment banking needs.
A pragmatic and innovative approach, designed to help your business navigate the changing world in a sustainable and socially responsible way. Accompanying you through the energy transition and the UN Sustainable Development Goals transformations means offering one of the most extensive and innovative ranges of financial services. In particular we play a leading role in the green bond market and have long standing expertise in renewables origination, carbon financing and sustainability equity-linked indices.
Our presence in the Netherlands
In The Netherlands, CIB focuses on Dutch Large and Mid-Cap corporates, financial institutions and the public sector on the one side, and subsidiaries of our clients abroad on the other side. With three regional business centers (in Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Rotterdam) close to our clients, we are better equipped to offer tailor-made financial solutions.
We want to empower our partners in the Dutch market to achieve their goals. Below are some of the landmark transactions we are proud of:
We continue to support Tennet with our leading European Debt Capital Markets franchise to raise Green financing to fund their extensive capex programme driving the Dutch and German energy transition. Tennet is one of the largest issuers of Green finance instruments with over €12b issued since 2015 and we are delighted to have been part of this journey, as recent as in May when we advised the company on a €1.8b Green Bond transaction, its largest Green Bond issuance to date.
Global food retail giant Ahold Delhaize addresses the important issue of food waste with its inaugural Sustainability-Linked Bond. The EUR 9-year SLB is the first ever to include a food waste target in its ESG linked KPIs, in addition to its carbon footprint. This underlines the brand’s values of overarching healthy and sustainable mission. BNP Paribas is delighted to act as joint bookrunner. Learn more here.
NN Investment Partners (NN IP) and BNP Paribas entered a strategic partnership to further support growth and boost their share of the European renewable energy loans market. Both NN IP and BNP Paribas want to increase their investments in renewable energy in order to contribute to a more sustainable future. NN IP is targeting to invest €500m in renewably energy loans via this partnership with BNP Paribas. The partnership perfectly fits the shared ambition of NN IP and BNP Paribas in making renewable energy more accessible to investors, while allowing them to increase their commitment to the energy transition.
JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea group by revenue, has announced that it’s working on the inclusion of an ESG Framework on their €2.5b facilities as part of their broader €6.5b debt refinancing. At BNP Paribas, we are delighted to support JDE Peet’s, together with ING, as Sustainability Coordinators, in delivering positive environmental and social impacts across global coffee chains. Learn more here.
BNP Paribas acted as Sole Global Coordinator & Joint Bookrunner on the c. €304m Convertible Bond placed by Basic-Fit and on the c. €74m concurrent delta placement. On the back of a strong share price rally of more than 30% since the beginning of the year, Basic-Fit announced post-market close on 9-Jun the launch of its inaugural Convertible Bond (CB), for a €275m base / approx. €310m maximum issue size (subject to a 6m underlying shares limit)
PostNL entered into a sale-and-leaseback agreement with Urban Industrial relating to four mail sorting centers in the Netherlands, located in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Zwolle, ‘s-Hertogenbosch and the international sorting center in The Hague. Through this transaction, PostNL is strengthening its balance sheet and releasing value for the company. BNP Paribas acted as lead advisor and real estate agent in this deal. Learn more here.
With this deal Signify trusts BNP Paribas $100m in a Sustainable deposit. This deposit will back a pool of BNP Paribas loans that are recognized as having a direct positive contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Signify (formerly Philips Lightning), a long-term client of BNP Paribas, is a global leader in lighting products, systems and services. Serving both professional and consumer markets, Signify is at the forefront of the industry in terms of connected lighting and leveraging the Internet of Things to transform homes, buildings and urban spaces.