Tag: Natixis

Natixis and KB Insurance enter infrastructure and aviation co-investment agreement

Natixis and KB insurance announced the signing of a partnership agreement to co-invest in infrastructure and aviation debt last week. This is the fifth agreement signed by Natixis with institutional investors across Europe and Asia as part of the bank’s pioneering model to open the infrastructure and aviation-debt asset class to non-bank financial institutions on a …

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Natixis’ Patrick Artus writes in IFR on the ECB’s real motive

Patrick Artus, Natixis’ Chief Economist, writes for International Financing Review on the European Central Bank’s (ECB) real objective behind it’s use of quantitative easing (QE). The intention of the ECB is to bring eurozone inflation back towards the 2% target by means of an increasingly expansionary monetary policy. Artus, however, argues that QE is instead plaguing the …

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Natixis announces shake up of Executive Committee

Natixis has announced a restructuring of the bank’s executive committee. Following the success of its New Frontier strategic plan which has refocused the bank’s clients, significantly broadened the international footprint of its business lines and made impressive strides towards its goal of becoming an asset light bank, Natixis has laid the foundations to introduce a new structured organisation …

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In today’s City AM, Patrick Artus argues why Greece could pull Europe back into recession

In this morning’s newspaper, Patrick Artus writes for City AM on Europe’s week of unprecedented events. Bank closures, capital controls, the first IMF default by a developed country, the collapse of a multi-billion-euro bail-out, and, of course, a referendum that may end with a member exiting the single currency has meant that Mr Draghi’s 2012 …

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Natixis hires new Chief Economist of Asia Pacific

Alicia García Herrero, who has worked at the International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank in the past, has now joined French bank Natixis as chief economist for Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, Herrero will lead the firm’s economic research for the region, and will work in tandem with Natixis’s global research teams. She …

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Reuters interview Natixis’ Olivier Perquel on the bank’s ambitions for expansion in the Middle East

In a recent interview with Reuters, Olivier Perquel discusses Natixis’ plans to make Dubai the centre for its debt capital markets business in the Middle East and Africa. Over the past two years, Natixis has increased staffing levels in Dubai by around 50 percent to 45 people – indeed, the Middle East and Africa accounted …

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Natixis: focusing on 'edge in engineering'

Structured Retail Products interview Eric Le Brusq, Natixis’ Global head of Equity Derivatives Sales, Selim Mehrez, Global Head of Equity Derivatives, and Sam Rosenburg, Americas Head of Equity Derivatives Sales, on how their internal changes post financial crisis have equipped them with the capacity to be innovative, enabling Natixis to differentiate themselves from the competition. …

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Natixis releases Q4 financial results, showing net income up 16%

Natixis’ financial results show that the first year of implementing their ‘New Frontier strategic plan’ has been highly effective. Indeed, the re-allocation of capital towards their core businesses is now virtually complete – and all their businesses made progress and exceeded their revenue targets in France and abroad. Laurent Mignon, Natixis’ CEO, discusses future plans …

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Natixis’ Ian Cogswell briefs MPs on the need to increase private investment in the UK’s energy infrastructure market

A proposed amendment to the UK Infrastructure Bill highlighted the urgent need to increase the security of energy in the UK. Natixis’ Global Head of Natural Resources Infrastructure, Ian Cogswell, briefed MPs and industry leaders on the frameworks that banks need for financing large infrastructure projects – such as gas storage. Cogswell examined how a …

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IFR Review of the Year interviews Ian Burns: Time for unbundling

IFR’s Review of the Year takes a focus on the changing face of the equities business for banks. Ian Burns, Natixis’ Head of Cash Equity, discusses the importance of transparency for regulation, and the need for banks to now show clients what they are spending their money on – whether that is on the trading and …

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