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In the Press
Articles
ARTICLES
SMEs keeping the global economy turning
While large companies and household names dominate both the daily news flow and advertising campaigns, it is the small and medium‐sized businesses that keep the global economy turning.
Diversifying to boost your portfolio – and the economy
Institutional investors are told that diversifying their portfolios is the best way to manage the risks inherent in global financial markets, but when taking the next step to allocate their assets, many are not given the adequate tools to do so.
The importance of lending to the “unaddressed middle”
When we hear about the UK’s “squeezed middle” it usually refers to a part of society being put under pressure, but increasingly, it is the country’s mid‐size businesses that need help.
SME investing focus: The time is now
For many years, equities and bonds have been the mainstay for institutional investors seeking steady, consistent returns — but the tide is beginning to turn. BNP Paribas Asset Management finds out what this means for investors.
Funding sustainable economic growth
Funding sustainable economic growth BNP Paribas Asset Management is launching a sustainable SME funding strategy to boost the economy and help investors escape the low yields offered by high-grade debt and fears of further sell-offs in listed equities.
Interviews
INTERVIEWS
Financing the Real Economy
Stephane Blanchoz, Head of SME Alternative Finance and BNP Paribas Asset Management meets Fancesca Fabrizi of European Pensions, to discuss how the firm is targeting an area of the SME space where sustainable funding solutions are currently limited.
Video
VIDEO
SME Spotlight: Baltimore Consulting
“My advice to any UK SME looking for funding would be to think outside the box and explore alternative financing options” watch Charmaine Vincent, CEO of Baltimore Consulting, discussing the recent funding BNP Paribas Asset Management provided via our partner Caple International.
Q&A video with Stephane Blanchoz
Head of SME Alternative Financing at BNP Paribas Asset Management and European Pensions’ Francesca Fabrizi.
Press Coverage
PRESS COVERAGE
13 December 2018
Caple funds the MBO of Intastop Ltd. with a £0.7m, 8 year unsecured loan
14 November 2018
Caple helps fund growth and succession planning at Smarts Plumbing Specialists with a fully unsecured loan
16 October 2018
Caple helps fund growth and succession planning at Smarts Plumbing Specialists with a fully unsecured loan
17 December 2018
Why accountants are the trusted advisor for funding
AltFi, 25 September 2018
Aren’t we at the ‘peak of the cycle’? BNP Paribas responds
23 July 2018
BNP Paribas Asset Management to launch UK SME Direct Lending Fund
AltFi, 23 July 2018
BNP Paribas Asset Management plans UK SME direct lending fund launch
6 July 2018
CODE Investing enters into strategic partnership with BNP Paribas Asset Management to originate SME loans
AltFi, 5 July 2018
BNP Paribas AM reveals UK SME lending platform partner
25 June 2018
BNP Paribas Asset Management selects Link Asset Services as debt servicer for new SME Alternative Financing platform
AltFi, 21 June 2018
Exclusive: “We want to originate €1bn to SMEs per year,” says BNP Paribas AM
7 June 2018
BNPP AM announces successful launch of SME Alternative Financing platform and completion of first loan.
AltFi, 7 June 2018
BNP Paribas Asset Management launches SME alternative lending platform, completes first UK loan
16 November 2017
BNP Paribas Asset Management enters into strategic alliance with European alternative SME credit specialist Caple