BNP Paribas Securities Services wins nine Global Custodian Leaders in Custody Awards as Patrick Colle is honoured for his lifetime achievement


This year’s Global Custodian Leaders in Custody awards were announced during the Leaders in Custody Week of 7 June 2021.  We were delighted to come away with nine accolades including seeing Patrick Colle, General Manager of BNP Paribas Securities Services securing the lifetime achievement award.

Best in Survey Awards

Following strong performance in Global Custodian’s Agent Bank Survey, BNP Paribas Securities Services collected two Best in Survey Awards in the ‘Europe Major Markets’ category:

  • Asset Servicing – BNP Paribas Securities Services, Italy
  • Risk Management – BNP Paribas Securities Services, Portugal

In addition to these two achievements, BNP Paribas Securities Services were also recognised for Outstanding Performance across multiple markets with recognition for the following locations:

  • BNP Paribas Securities Services, India
  • BNP Paribas Securities Services, Brazil
  • BNP Paribas Securities Services, Poland
  • BNP Paribas Securities Services, Spain
  • BNP Paribas Securities Services, Italy

Monday also saw the publication of this year’s Global Custodian documentary ‘Sub-Custody: A Shifting Landscape’ that included a contribution from BNP Paribas’ Camille Papillard.

Innovation Award

We are delighted that Manaos received the Innovation award in the category of ESG Data and Analytics. Manaos enables institutional investors to store their fund data on a single platform in order to obtain a comprehensive and transparent view of their investments. They can in turn estimate the Environmental, Sustainability and Governance (ESG) impact of their portfolios through a panel of innovative companies readily available on the Manaos applications catalogue.

Patrice Hiddinga, CEO of Manaos, spoke with Global Custodian:

On receiving the award, Patrice commented:

I’m proud to see Manaos on the list of game-changers in the Asset Servicing industry. For me, Global Custodian has always been the reference journal of our industry. I am thrilled to see our team’s talent and determination recognised in the 2021 edition of their digital festival.

Patrice Hiddinga, CEO of Manaos

Lifetime Achievement Award

To round off the week, Patrick Colle, General Manager of BNP Paribas Securities Services was honoured with the lifetime achievement award recognising his outstanding contribution to the industry.

Due to the nature of this year’s event, Patrick received his award via video:

Whilst it was Patrick’s name on the crystal, he was keen to recognise the huge team effort that has led to his recognition; he commented:

I’m very, very grateful because it’s a recognition of the journey of the collective [team]. I want to dedicate this award to my team, my 12,000 people team across the world in a difficult period of COVID. We have been on a collective journey for the past 10 years so I am pleased to take this as recognition of the work we have accomplished together.

Patrick Colle, General Manager, BNP Paribas Securities Services

For a full write up of Patrick’s award win, Global Custodian have published the following article:

Partnerships and Projects roundtable discussion

The importance of partnerships was discussed during this year’s events with a virtual roundtable event attended by Emma Crabtree, Head of Sales EMEA, Asset Managers, Asset Owners and Alternatives. You can now follow the below link to listen back to this interesting session:

All of the achievements from this year’s event highlight our connectivity and capabilities globally, as well as the expertise of our people and the strength of our product offering.  However, most importantly it reflects the strength of our partnerships, and we would like to thank our clients and partners around the world for their continued support.

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