BNP Paribas’s Securities Services business has been selected to provide ABN AMRO Investment Solutions with a range of dealing and middle office outsourcing services. These services will be connected with ABN AMRO Investment Solutions via BlackRock Aladdin, the technology platform selected by ABN AMRO Investment Solutions to unify its investment management processes.
This partnership is in line with ABN AMRO Investment Solutions’ strategic plan by 2026, including the optimisation of its technological infrastructure and tools.
Via its connection to BlackRock Aladdin, BNP Paribas’s Securities Services teams will provide ABN AMRO Investment Solutions with an integrated investment management solution across its front and middle office.
Arnaud Claudon, head of asset owners and managers client lines, securities services, at BNP Paribas, commented, “We want to provide our clients with innovative solutions that enable them to seamlessly connect their front, middle and back office and eliminate the risks that come with duplication of information and repetitive manual inputs.”
He continued, “Thanks to our innovative operating model, our clients can now use BlackRock Aladdin to inform investment decisions across asset classes while taking advantage of our middle and back-office capabilities and multi-local expertise in a fully integrated end-to-end investment management environment.”
Elisa Alonso Sanz, chief operating officer at ABN AMRO Investment Solutions, says, “We selected BNP Paribas for its ability to help us connect our front and middle office flawlessly. This connectivity between our front and middle office will help us enhance operational efficiency and speed up trade processing. This is a new milestone in our development: benefitting from state-of-the-art infrastructure and technologies thanks to strategic partners will help us to focus on added-value activities”.
BNP Paribas’s Securities Services business has a long-standing relationship with ABN AMRO Investment Solutions and already provides the asset management firm with dealing desk services to help the asset manager execute trades and source liquidity.
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