2023 - Full Time Analyst - Investment Grade Bond Syndicate

New York, NY
Global Credit Markets
Full time


The Investment Grade Bond Syndicate team is part of the Corporate & Institutional Banking division of BNP Paribas and has responsibility for all IG bond executions, with a focus on active book runner roles. The group works closely with both the origination and sales teams to ensure the marketability and best execution of strategically important transactions.  The IG Bond Syndicate team executes transactions across 4 main verticals: Corporates, Financials, Emerging Markets and Private Placements. The team works seamlessly with global origination and distribution teams to leverage the global client franchise of the Bank, exhibiting a particular strength in the execution of both Domestic and Yankee transactions.

Members of the team maintain an active dialogue with the market, and are tasked with providing updates to both internal and external clients. Bond structure and pricing guidance is regularly supported by an analysis of comparable financings (comps) and investor dialogue. 

The Syndicate team also supports the risk management decision process by developing a syndication strategy, which is presented in memo form as a part of the credit approval process.

Upon launch of a transaction, members of the team organize marketing calls, respond to investor questions, track and audit book building, and update the issuer and investors on the syndication progress.

In this role you will:

  • Become knowledgeable with IG bond products and markets
  • Become familiar with other debt related products offered by BNP Paribas
  • Prepare comps and assist with maintenance of a comps database for purposes of pitching and market analysis
  • Maintain new issue database to track the main metrics of primary market performance
  • Perform general market research and form an understanding of where IG credit fits within the broader risk asset environment
  • Assist in preparation of the syndication marketing materials under the guidance of senior team members
  • Obtain up-to-date market/pricing information as requested
  • Develop expertise with commonly used data sources and industry research such as Bloomberg, Moody’s, S&P, CreditSights, IFR

*Physical presence in BNPP’s office(s) is an essential function of this position. BNPP requires all of our employees to be vaccinated in order to access its offices, subject to reasonable accommodations for reasons related to disability or religion


Our early career programs are a springboard to launch your careers through exciting and intellectually stimulating opportunities.

They are highly driven, intellectually stimulating, and crafted to build your real-world capabilities. To succeed amongst our teams, we look for those with a strong academic story, sharp analytical skills, and the ability to articulate ideas well, to clients and colleagues alike.

  • Graduation year of Winter 2022 – Spring 2023
  • High level of motivation, dedication, intellectual curiosity & professional poise
  • Strong written and communication/interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Suite preferred


At BNP Paribas, our people are our greatest asset, and we are committed to helping you grow from day one. The Analyst & Associate Training Program (AATP) equips you with the network and resources necessary to build a successful career.

As an AATP, you will acquire in-depth insight and practical experience. All of our AATPS collaborate with award-winning teams of specialists in a dynamic, collaborative & global environment.

Throughout the first two years of the Training Program, you will:

  • Engage in initial induction training to equip you with the tools to succeed, and to network with your AATP class across all business divisions
  • Have a dedicated Human Resources Business Partner to be your go-to resource, as well as a dedicated senior business leader specifically aligned to champion the success of you & your class
  • Participate in senior speaker events and roundtable discussions to gain a comprehensive understanding of financial markets & network with colleagues
  • Learn about industry topics through ongoing workshops and trainings as part of a bespoke AATP curriculum, as well as philanthropic and social events
  • Be placed on a fast-track career trajectory with the opportunity for both lateral and upward mobility


We truly believe that our early talent is our future: the people that accelerate innovation and provide meaningful impact to both our clients and society. You + Us encompasses our ethos as an employer; crafting experiences together, being part of a collective group and working towards a common goal. We know it matters who you work with, and that is why we are dedicated to encouraging an environment of knowledge sharing and collaboration. In starting your career here, you will be surrounded with peers and mentors who can help you develop + thrive.


Candidates will be measured on the following four performance drivers which will dictate how individual impact is considered on the Americas platform:

  • Results and Impact
    • Impacts division and influences peers and team
    • Demonstrates good judgement when making decisions of high complexity and impact
    • Relies on limited guidance for most complex decision making
  • Leadership and Collaboration
    • Creates trust with department leaders
    • Acts in leadership capacity for large projects, processes, or programs for a team
  • Client, Customer and Stakeholder Focus
    • Able to build relationships with a mix of intermediate and senior colleagues or clients
    • Interacts regularly with management and department leaders
    • Demonstrates the ability to persuade and influence stakeholders at the team level
  • Compliance Culture and Conduct
    • Takes full responsibility for personal personal actions and demonstrates courage in facing problems and conflicts
    • Perceived as a person of high moral character, upholds corporate values and displays high ethical standards


BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach across the US, EMEA and APAC. It has a presence in 65 countries, with more than 190,000 employees. In the United States, BNP Paribas has built a strong and diversified presence to support its client base. We continue to grow and strengthen our commitment to the US market through our Corporate & Institutional Banking activities.  We are one of a few non-US banks to offer a full value chain for our clients, from trading to financing, and clearing and custody in the US with the international footprint and capacity to deliver both globally and locally. Leveraging the strength of our European roots, our network can support clients in virtually every region of the world, enabling more connectivity and efficiency wherever our clients conduct business. We take pride in our expertise and our ability to adapt while constantly looking ahead to create a more sustainable world.

BNP Paribas. The Bank for a Changing World.



The annualized base salary for this position in New York, NY is $100,000


BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status.

This opportunity is closed to applications.