BNP Paribas CIB Expands Its US ETF Trading Capabilities With Key Hire

BNP Paribas CIB Expands Its US ETF Trading Capabilities With Key Hire 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 02/12/14 --  BNP Paribas Corporate
and Investment Banking is pleased to announce that Andy Ruckh has
joined Global Equities and Commodity Derivatives business in New York
as Head of US ETF Trading. The move reflects an expansion of the
bank's US ETF Trading capabilities designed to provide additional
service and expertise to a range of clients. Ruckh will report to
Luke Edwards, Head of Cash Equities. 
The hire is set to complement the bank's existing offering in options
and cash equities trading. 
"Andy's experience as a senior ETF Trader and his excellent
relationships in the industry will be crucial as we seek to offer ETF
Trading facilitation to our wide-ranging clientele," commented Chris
Innes, Head of Equities, Americas, for BNP Paribas. "We look forward
to adding this as a complementary service to our existing product
offering to a range of institutional clients, including Asset
Managers and Registered Investment Advisors" he added.  
BNP Paribas possesses a strong ETF trading franchise in Europe
(ranked 5th for All Asset Classes for European ETFs in 2013 by Markit
MSA), with the U.S. build-out being able to leverage this, and
complement its existing U.S. electronic trading capabilities in ETFs. 
Ruckh brings 20 years of experience in the industry to BNP Paribas,
having most recently served as Head of US ETF Trading at Bank of
America/Merrill Lynch. Prior to which, Andy was Head of ETF trading
positions at both Jefferies and Deutsche bank.  
About BNP Paribas: 
BNP Paribas ( has a presence in nearly 80
countries with 190,000 employees, including 145,000 in Europe. It
ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment
Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. In Europe, the Group
has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and
BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP
Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across
Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a
large network in the western part of the United States. In its
Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions activities,
BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in
the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.  
Brokerage services and/or securities products are offered through BNP
Paribas Securities Corp., an affiliate of BNP Paribas, a U.S.
registered broker-dealer and a member of SIPC, FINRA, the NYSE and
other principal exchanges, whose primary office is at 787 Seventh
Avenue, New York, NY 10019.  
Press contacts: 
Sally Lyden 
BNP Paribas 
Cesaltine Gregorio 
BNP Paribas 
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