BNP Paribas reappointed by Italian retirement scheme EPPI for depositary bank services


The Securities Services business of BNP Paribas has been reappointed by EPPI, the Italian retirement scheme for the industrial sector, to provide depositary bank services for their assets, representing EUR 2 billion.

Established in 1997 following the Italian Legislative Decree 103/96, EPPI (Ente di Previdenza dei Periti Industriali e dei Periti Industriali Laureati) manages the mandatory retirement scheme of its 13,000 registered members.[1]

Following its successful selection by EPPI as part of a tender launched in October 2023, BNP Paribas’ Securities Services business has been reappointed as depositary bank for a period of 4 years, extendable for an additional 4 years.

Andrea Cattaneo, Head of Italy, Switzerland and Iberia, Securities Services, BNP Paribas, commented: “This mandate renewal with EPPI is of great importance to us. Over the years, we have created a tailored and flexible offering for pension funds and retirement schemes, adaptable to regulatory changes and market requirements. We are extremely proud that our strategy proves effective in fulfilling our clients’ needs.”

[1] As of 2023.

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