WHY BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT FOR CASHFLOW DRIVEN INVESTING

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1Access to specialist private credit and real assets teams

BNPP AM’s CDI capability offers institutional investors access to a broad range of private credit and real assets capabilities encompassing infrastructure debt, commercial real estate debt, loans, SME lending and structured securities. Leveraging over 50 investment professionals located in the UK, Europe and the US.

2Bespoke dynamic implementation

BNPP AM is able to create bespoke solutions for institutional clients. This can include segregated multi-asset private credit mandates, holistic CDI approaches where BNPP AM match and govern the CDI portfolio or sustainable CDI run-off solutions embedded within a captive insurance company wrapper. The design, dynamic implementation, governance and reporting is overseen by a dedicated team of 130 multi-asset, quantitative and solutions investment professionals.

3Supported by an A-rated bank infrastructure

BNPP AM’s CDI approach is supported by the infrastructure and resources afforded to the company by our parent BNP Paribas, including solutions in capital markets, securities services, advisory, finance and treasury. This allows the underlying teams to leverage proprietary origination, structuring and distribution capabilities from the wider BNP Paribas Group including 62 Commercial Real Estate Debt and Infrastructure Debt professionals.

4Co-investment creates an alignment of interest

In many instances BNP Paribas Group will retain a proportion of the underlying loans within their balance sheet creating a clear and transparent alignment of interest between third-party investors and the Group.

5Synthetic private credit replication

BNPP AM is able to leverage the capabilities of the BNP Paribas Group to offer institutional clients synthetic ‘liquid’ replication of illiquid private credit. This offers a spread to liquid investment grade corporate bonds whilst allowing for the patient deployment of underlying capital.

6Bespoke lending solutions for BNPP AM

BNP Paribas Group and BNPP AM have partnered to offer customised solutions to institutional investors seeking long-dated private assets. For example, whilst the Commercial Real Estate Debt sector is characterised by floating rate tranches, BNPP AM can offer CDI clients longer-dated fixed rate tranches in partnership with BNP Paribas Group For mandates with broad discretion this enables ongoing innovation in accessing underlying assets.

7Impact investing with ESG embedded within the credit process

BNP Paribas Group has been financing the real economy for 150 years with market leading positions in real estate and infrastructure financing. The bank’s UK growth plan is predicated on expanding its UK client base and increasing sustainable lending e.g. to UK housing associations.

From SME lending to infrastructure debt BNPP AM’s CDI strategy offers investors a stake in the real economy investing in a range of asset classes that play a vital role in promoting economic growth. In addition to social impact ESG is also embedded across the underlying asset classes providing further coherence and consistency with our Group-wide sustainability policies.