BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions claims European Lessor of the Year and Best Energy Transition Financing Program of the Year awards at the Leasing Life Conference & Awards 2022.
In a ceremony hosted on 15 November 2022 at the George V hotel in Paris, Leasing Life, Europe’s leading asset finance journal, recognized the efforts and successes of the industry’s main players.
Against tough competition, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions was singled out for its comprehensive product offer, advances in digitalization and innovation in sustainable finance. The judges were particularly impressed with the integrated One Bank model that allows BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions to draw on the vast expertise and capabilities of the BNP Paribas Group to deliver an unrivalled, fully integrated offer across its partner and client base.
Commenting on the two awards, Pascal Layan, Deputy CEO at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions said: “To be recognised as the European Lessor of the Year for a record 7th time is just a remarkable achievement. It’s a very clear vote of confidence in the strength of our business model, our teams and the expertise we bring to the asset finance market. To also win the Best Energy Transition Financing Program award, in the first year for this award category, shows that our efforts in supporting the Group’s ambition to be a leading player in sustainable financing is paying dividends. I want to thank and congratulate our entire team on winning these awards.”
The awards ceremony was preceded by a conference during the day where William De Vijlder, Chief Economist at BNP Paribas and Pascal Layan presented their thoughts and insights in to the current economic environment, and the role of leasing during this period of uncertainty.
Additionally, 3stepIT, the leading provider of technology lifecycle management solutions and partner in the BNP Paribas 3 Step IT Joint Venture also secured the award for Best Circular Economy Model, edging out CSI Leasing and Societe Generale Equipment Finance to take the honours.