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Natixis’ Eric Le Brusq discusses recent equity derivatives success in IFR interview

In an interview with IFR, Eric Le Brusq, Natixis’ global head of equity derivatives, explains how Natixis has managed a dramatic outperformance against a flat first half for equity sales and trading. Defying a prolonged period of volatility in more than five decades, the bank delivered a 38% surge in first-half equity trading revenue. The …

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Natixis’ Marc Vincent and François Riahi speak to The Banker on their dual-control approach to business expansion

In an interview for The Banker, Natixis’ Global Co-Head of CIB, Marc Vincent and François Riahi, discuss how they created and implemented a new strategy for the bank’s operations – resulting in expanding operations and increasing revenues. One of the biggest changes made by Mr Riahi and Mr Vincent has been to expand the bank’s …

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Natixis’ Madrid appointment reported in Expansión, Cinco Dias, and Reuters

Following Moorgate’s outreach, leading Spanish business and economics publication Expansión reported on Natixis’ appointment of Claudio Boada as Senior Adviser to the Madrid office. In their print edition, Expansión explains that Boada will help on the continuous expansion of Natixis’ portfolio of clients and assist with the bank’s growth and development plans in the region, alongside Carlos …

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Falcon Group secures USD$150M securitization from Natixis

Falcon Group has announced the completion of a US$150M securitization of cross-border multi-bank instruments. Natixis, the international corporate, asset management, insurance and financial services arm of Group BPCE, acted as the sole initial purchaser. Falcon will use the additional funding capacity to provide trade finance to mid-cap and large companies. Chris Howarth, CFO of Falcon …

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Writing in IFR, Natixis’ Emmanuel Issanchou discusses the increasing trend for European investment in the Dutch mortgage market

  Historically, the major Dutch banks have had a monopoly over their domestic mortgage market. The financial crisis, however, has changed that. Nearly a decade on, banks are still cautious lenders – constrained by unprecedented regulatory pressures. As such, non-bank mortgage lending is on the rise in the Dutch Market. And, as institutions across the …

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Natixis’ Eric Le Brusq tells IFR that custom indices have revived French structured products

Low interest rates have sapped demand for structured products as it became prohibitively costly to provide a full capital guarantee. While investors have settled for the partial protection afforded by autocallable notes, structuring remains a challenge as issuers juggle near-zero rates and razor-thin distributor fees. In a recent article for IFR, Eric Le Brusq, global …

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Natixis appoint Prevedello and Rolandino as Milan Heads for Coverage and M&A

Natixis has strengthened its Italy team with the arrival of Bruno Prevedello and Giulio Rolandino as Company Heads for Coverage and M&A. Both join from Mediobanca and will report to Guido Pescione, Natixis’ Senior Country Manager, Prevedello and Rolandino bring a wealth of experience and expertise to Natixis, cementing the bank’s commitment to the Italian market. …

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Writing for City AM, Natixis’ Chief Economist, Patrick Artus, explains why Frexit could cause the European Union to unravel

Ahead of the French presidential election in April, there is growing speculation around whether Marine Le Pen’s Front National could lead the country in the UK’s footsteps towards an exit from the European Union. Writing for City A.M., Patrick Artus, Natixis’ Chief Economist, gives his views on why a French exit, or “Frexit” would be …

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Natixis’ Patrick Artus discusses whether European institutions can rescue the Italian economy in FTSE Global Markets  

  Following the Italian electorate’s resounding rejection of a constitutional reform package in December 2016’s referendum, further uncertainty beckons for the country’s fragile economy. This begs the question: can Italy’s sluggish growth be lifted by European financial institutions, including the European Central Bank? In an article for FTSE Global Markets, Natixis’ chief economist, Patrick Artus discusses …

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Natixis’ Patrick Artus argues that a Frexit would cause the European Union’s collapse in Bloomberg Briefs

Following increasing political risk in 2016, characterised by both rising populist and anti-globalisation movements and, above all, the UK’s Brexit referendum, European speculators’ attention is now shifting towards the French presidential elections in 2017. Writing for Bloomberg Briefs, Patrick Artus, chief economist, Natixis, argues that if the French public endorses a vote for Marine Le Pen’s Front …

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