BNP Paribas places UK at heart of European ambitions

BNP Paribas UK building from corporate media gallery 230x150
By David Rothnie
11 Jan 2018

The recruitment of the former head of European M&A at Barclays is a statement of intent from BNP Paribas, which has serious aspirations for its UK business. Expect some trademark caution though, writes David Rothnie.

When Matthew Ponsonby began talking to BNP Paribas about a move last year, he was won over by what he sees as a rare opportunity in today’s banking industry. With hiring freezes and cost-cutting the norm in the industry, Ponsonby, most recently vice-chairman at Barclays corporate and investment ...

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