NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - July 15, 2010) -  BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking is pleased to announce the appointment of John Roglieri as Director in Equity Prime Brokerage. Roglieri is based in New York and reports to J.P. Muir, Head of Prime Brokerage Sales - New York. In his new role, Roglieri will be focused on providing financing solutions to Hedge Funds and other Financial Institutions and for originating new relationships for the expanding platform.

"John's wealth of experience and his strong client relationships will be a valuable addition to the team and play a vital role in the continued growth of our Prime Brokerage platform," commented Muir. "Expanding our U.S.-based Prime Brokerage is a critical part of our global platform, thus we plan to continue to increase in size and stability to achieve this goal."

Roglieri joins BNP Paribas with over 16 years of industry experience, most recently serving as Head of US Hedge Fund Secondary Market Trading at HedgeBay where he covered a wide range of Institutional and Hedge Fund clients. His background includes building and managing a fund of hedge funds and transaction work in capital markets across a range of structured credit products. 

BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking

BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking employs over 20,000 people in over 50 countries and services 13,000 corporate and institutional clients worldwide.
BNP Paribas CIB excels in:
Derivatives -- where it is one of the leading global players in rates, credit, forex, commodity and equity derivatives.
Capital markets -- where it is one of the top European houses in both ECM and DCM (bond, securitization, convertibles and equity issuance)
Structured finance -- where it is amongst the leaders in acquisition, export, project, energy and commodity finance globally.

About BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas ( is one of the six strongest banks in the world* and the largest bank in the eurozone by deposits. With a presence in more than 80 countries and around 200,000 employees, including 160,000 in Europe, BNP Paribas is a leading European provider of financial services on a worldwide scale. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. In Retail Banking, the Group has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated model across the Europe-Mediterranean zone and boasts a large network in the United States. BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending in Europe. In its Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia.

*Rated AA by Standard & Poor's i.e. 3rd rating on a scale of 22.

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