BNP Paribas To Set Up New York Weather Desk

  • 08 Jan 2001
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BNP Paribas is planning this summer to set up a weather derivatives desk in New York. Denis Autier, head of global risk solutions in London, said the bank already trades weather contracts from Europe but wants to have a physical presence in the U.S. The bank set up its weather derivatives operation in May. It first traded weather from Europe because its insurance risk team is based there. Autier said the head of the department and headcount have not been finalized yet. The desk will also deal with other alternative risk transfer products, such as insurance-related products.
  • 08 Jan 2001

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