ASF 2013 Sponsor Descriptions


Natixis is the corporate, investment management and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the 2nd-largest banking group in France with 21% of total bank deposits and 36 million clients.


With around 22,000 employees, Natixis has a number of areas of expertise which are organized in three main business lines: Wholesale Banking, Investment Solutions and Specialized Financial Services.


Natixis Corporate and Investment Banking Americas offers a diverse range of financing solutions and provides access to the capital markets. Our Wholesale Banking teams have financial and sector-based expertise, spanning advisory, origination, financing, structuring and placement, necessary to meet clients’ needs. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Global Structured Credit & Solutions
  • Global Energy and Commodities
  • Project Finance
  • Acquisition & Strategic Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Aviation Finance
  • Interest Rate Derivatives
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Global Commodities, Energy and Metals
  • GICs and Derivative Investments
  • Money Market Products and Services
  • Equity Markets
  • Equity Finance
  • Investment Solutions
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Strategic Equity Solutions
  • Economic and Market Research


A global player, Natixis has its own client base of companies, financial institutions and institutional investors as well as the client base of individuals, professionals and small and medium-size businesses of Groupe BPCE’s two retail banking networks.


Listed on the Paris stock exchange, it has a solid financial base with total Core Tier 1 capital of €13.4 billion, a Core Tier 1 ratio of 11.4% and quality long-term ratings (Standard & Poor’s: A / Moody’s: A2 / Fitch Ratings: A+). (Data at 9/30/12.)