Natixis’ unique co-investment partnership in infra debt

Natixis and Ageas – the Belgo-Dutch insurer – have formed Europe’s first co-investment partnership aimed purely at infrastructure debt assets. As institutional investors move into the project finance market, taking up slack left behind by banks facing tougher restrictions on long-term lending books, this partnership puts Ageas ahead of the pack with its stated intention of investing upwards of 2 billion euros in Natixis-originated project finance transactions in the next couple of years.

Financial News ran an exclusive on the transfer of the first three transactions from Natixis to Ageas, interviewing Anne-Christine Champion, global head of infrastructure at Natixis, on how the innovative co-investment partnership works and the bank’s plans to develop further partnerships in other jurisdictions.

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