PensionsFirst Capital: Removing the middle man from longevity swap transactions

Pension schemes are showing interest in hedging their longevity risk directly with the re-insurance market rather than paying a significant premium to go through a bank or insurer. Writing for Professional Pensions, Hugo James, CEO of risk-management specialist PensionsFirst Capital, suggests some alternative ways that pension schemes can remove the cost of intermediation from a …

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What could stop Chinese growth? Natixis in Institutional Investor

In an article for Institutional Investor, Bei Xu, Asia economist at Natixis, and Patrick Artus, chief economist at Natixis, discuss the structural economic problems currently gripping China, the world’s second largest economy. They argue that if such problems aren’t remedied, the result could be a drastic economic slowdown in the coming years, with growth potentially …

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BNY Mellon explores Turkey’s growing role on the international stage

Featured in the April/May issue of EMEAFinance – timed for distribution at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) annual meeting and business forum in Istanbul – BNY Mellon Treasury Services’ Peter Hazou (head of market development, EMEA) and Cihat Takunyaci (country manager and head of relationship management, Turkey) take a look at an …

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Commerzbank comments on Turkey’s risks and rewards

Turkey’s potential to be a trading powerhouse has never been in doubt – its enviable geographic location between the emerging markets of Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa see to that. Yet its ability to make good of that potential has often been questioned – indeed, the recent demonstrations in Istanbul only serve …

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Natixis talks oil on Bloomberg TV

Ahead of the recent Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meeting in Vienna, Abhishek Deshpande, an analyst at Natixis, was interviewed on Bloomberg TV to discuss the possible outcomes of the meeting and reflect on current trends in the oil markets. To watch the full video, please click here



What to expect from Japanese economic policy – Natixis in Institutional Asset Manager

Japan’s late 2012 launch of its economic revitalisation programme – designed to double its monetary base – has had a rapid and significant effect on the market. In the current edition of Institutional Asset Manager, Sophie Chardon – Natixis’ Head of Quantitative and Cross Asset Analysis – considers the impacts of Japan’s new economic policy …

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BNY Mellon: Clearing the mist on cloud technology

As “working in the cloud” becomes increasingly popular, BNY Mellon’s Peter Hazou (Head of Market Development for Treasury Services EMEA) and Saket Sharma  (CIO of Treasury Services) appear on the front page of www.sibos.com to explore the development and role of cloud technology, and the potential it has for treasury services. This article was originally published in …

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Natixis considers the reality of the US structuring ‘invasion’ in Real Deals

Easy lending terms are making their way across the Atlantic as a US ‘invasion’ of leveraged structured financing and pricing hits European shores. But are Europe and the US really converging? In his monthly blog post for Real Deals, Graham Olive – Head of Acquisition and Strategic Finance for Northern Europe at Natixis – evaluates …

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Citi and Imperial College on the promise of digital money

Citi and London’s imperial College gathered senior figures from across the mobile ecosystem to discuss the critical enablers that will help accelerate the economic and social change that digital money promises. To read the article based on the event, please click here



Standard & Poor's: Bond financing for UK student homes project in Infrastructure Journal

Student accommodation provider ULiving is proposing to issue £145 million (US$222.6m) of senior secured bonds to finance a student accommodation project at the University of Hertfordshire (UoH) in the UK. To read the full article, please click here



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