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Rates and Credit

Our Fixed Income enables our clients to buy and sell financial products, raise funding and manage risk. We offer Market-making services in credit and interest rates cash and derivatives.

Our rates' activity  provide a full set of services to support our Financial Institutions and Corporate clients’ investment or risk management.

Corporate - rates 

Our risk management team helps client identify and hedge their risks while our investment specialists help them make the most out of their excess cash.

Risk Management

  • Design and implement interest rate hedging strategies that help mitigate and alleviate financial risks
  • Protect against the risks linked to currency fluctuations

Global Liquidity Investment Solutions

  • Full offering of investment solutions to invest excess liquidity
  • Advice on the best opportunities, according to the client’s objectives of capital preservation and return, and keeping in mind the needs and regulatory requirements of corporate clients

Structured finance hedging

  •  Active in structured financings, project bonds and related hedging on a number of assets like infrastructure, renewable, power, oil & gas, leverage finance, asset finance
  • With 15 years of experience in structured finance hedging, our team is able to Customize solutions for every financing operation including contingent hedging

Market risk advisory

  •  We design specific and innovative risk solutions according to the client’s profile and constraints, with a streamlined approach

 Financial Institutions
 

 Credit – linking borrowers to investors from origination to distribution:

  • Service clients on the full credit spectrum
    • Investment Grade
    • High yield bonds
    • Derivatives with CDS, options
    • Total Return Swap
    • swaps, Indices
    • CLN, tranches
    • structured solutions with innovative payoff in financials and Corporates sectors.

Interest rates – access to cash and derivatives:

  • Government & covered bonds – primary dealer in 24 countries with 1,000 covered bonds quoted:
    • Inflation
    • Interest rates Vanilla
    • Cross-Currency Swap
    • Exotic products.
    • ETF, TRS, EMTN
    • Emerging bonds & derivatives

Secured funding

  • For Financing and Asset & Liability Management (ALM) through collateral security to mitigate credit risk, we deliver a global end-to-end service with:
    • Codeis smart cash note
    • Bilateral or tri-party repurchase agreement (repo)
    • Secured deposit
  • To increase Investment Yield or purchase directly leveraged investments with:
    • Collateral downgrade
    • Triparty repo structure
    • Total return swap
    • Cross currency repo
    • Unsecured securities lending

Electronic trading – helping clients to execute in cash and derivatives:

  • Access to a wide range of instruments, technology and liquidity across markets in Interest Rates, Credit through single and multi-dealer platforms such as Trad-X, TP SwapDeal, i-Swap Bloomberg, Tradeweb, B2Scan Neptune, SEF Trading.
  • Strong expertise based on cutting edge technology and Algo trading

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