The High Rise of Smart Buildings10 October 2019
The global urbanisation picture is clear: by 2050, 68% of the World population will live in urban areas
compared to 55% today. By 2030, there will be 43 megacities with more than 10 million inhabitants, most
of them developing in emerging regions. The pressure on urban infrastructure is already tremendous
and as we reach the limits of horizontal sprawling, vertical expansion becomes inevitable. Indeed,
the number of skyscrapers and high-rise buildings is growing exponentially, and their average height
continues to increase – sometimes beyond economic logic.
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Natixis has issued the first Green Note in the Nordics7 October 2019
Natixis has issued the first Green Note in the Nordics. Created with Evli Bank in Finland, the product is a 6 year Green Autocall Note issued in Euros and linked to the ECO5E Index. This is a notable milestone in building the Natixis ESG franchise in the Nordic region and is the first ever Green Note for Evli Bank which will be distributed through their private banking network. Evli Bank has been awarded Best responsible investment in Finland by their clients. Props to the Nordic Team!
SRP 2019 conference with our Natixis experts20 June 2019
This event presents a crucial insight into the structured products market and offers essential networking for anyone in this industry. Aurelien Rabaey and Pierre Moretti, our financial engineering managers discussed on the latest trends in the sector as well as what the future could look like. Arnaud Chaumont, Cross asset solution sales talked about distribution and ESG investments.
Groupama Group & Natixis launch innovative unit-linked insurance product supporting the energy transition.2 May 2019
Pursuing a proactive approach towards the fight against climate change, Natixis and Groupama Gan Vie (a subsidiary of the Groupama Group) have teamed up to launch the first green structured note that is entirely supportive of the energy transition.
Natixis Equity Derivatives wins three SRP Awards in 201913 February 2019
At the 16th annual SRP Europe Conference 2019, Natixis attended the two day conference and were represented on an ESG Strategies panel by Hong My Nguyen, Green & Sustainable Hub Investment Solutions which discussed the best practice strategies and the ESG framework at EU level. At the Awards Dinner, Natixis were awarded 3 awards for 2019 Best Proprietary Index Provider, Best Issuance Platform and Best Insurance Deal.
Discover the NXS Activist Equity Index25 November 2018
Natixis partnered with Lutetia Capital, a leading alternative manager which has an extensive experience and a successful track record in the Event Driven & Merger Arbitrage strategies.
NXS Activist Equity Index is a dynamic strategy index with exposure to a basket of US stocks in which the top activist hedge funds have a significant stake. The index aims to allow investors to tap into the potential vigorous growth that may be offered by stocks following the announcement of activist intentions, with a view to outperforming the risk-adjusted return on the S&P 500® Total Return Index.
Most Innovative Bank for Climate Change and Sustainability5 September 2018
Over the years Natixis has had a prominent goal of becoming a reference bank for green business. Natixis has been thriving by financing clean energy infrastructures and solutions, developing green financial products, offering responsible investments as well as promoting sustainability through engagement with clients, investors, regulators, employees, suppliers and communities.
To commemorate the tremendous efforts, successes and experience of our experts, Natixis has been awarded by The Banker Investment Banking Awards 2018 as the Most Innovative Bank for Climate Change and Sustainability.
With climate change and sustainability fully integrated into the strategic plan for the coming years, this award is a breath-taking achievement and secures a highly ranked position for Natixis as a Bank that encompasses Climate Change and Sustainability themes.
Where do we stand when it comes to « Green » investment solutions?28 June 2018
Environmental issues concern all economic players and the financial sector is increasingly mobilising for sustainable development.
Where do we stand when it comes to « Green » investment solutions?
On May 16th during a lunch-debate, Natixis teams and guests tried to answer this question in a discussion. Our expert teams presented the main environmental challenges and some of the solutions Natixis provides to tackle them:
- Presentation of the Natixis Green & Sustainable Hub.
- Introduction of the Euronext® Climate Objective 50 Equal Weight Decrement 5% index (composed of 50 European stocks selected according to their commitment to the climate).
- Presentation of Magenta Climat et Transition Energétique (an offer indexed to the Euronext® Climate Objective 50 Equal Weight Decrement 5% Index).
FTSE 150 Index Seminar at the London Stock Exchange25 April 2018
To commemorate the launch of the FTSE 150 Index two years ago, Natixis hosted a presentation at the London Stock Exchange on the 22nd of May. The event was in conjunction with our partner and index sponsor, FTSE Russell. Presentations were made by Christopher Bates - Global Research Director at FTSE Russell, Steven Graham - Partner at Mariana Investment and our very own Atish Mistry - Equity Solutions Sales UKI at Natixis. The event introduced the FTSE 150 as an investable index to UK retail investors.
New partnership with DERICON in Germany24 April 2018
In 2018 Natixis entered a new partnership with Dericon and became accessible to a wide audience of distributors, savings and popular banks within the German market. Dericon provides a state of the art platform for distributors with bespoke documentation for individual clients reflecting their regulatory requirements. Natixis will issue on the primary market side with value added products.
Discover the new idDAX 50 Index24 February 2018
The idDAX 50 Equal Weight Decrement 4% Index or the idDAX 50 Index is an investable index provided by STOXX®. It consists of the 30 companies from the DAX 30 Price Index plus the next 20 most liquid shares of the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Please take a few minutes to look at the explainer video on Easy Equity TV available in English and German.
Natixis Equity Derivatives wins five SRP Awards in 20187 February 2018
The 15th annual Europe Structured Products & Dervivatives Awards ceremony took place in London on the 8th of February. Natixis achieved five awards, 'Best Perfomance Italy', 'Best Distributor: France and Benelux', 'Best Insurance Deal', 'Best Educational Initiative' and 'Personality of the Year'. The prizes affirm our expertise within the derivatives market and is a true reflection of our dedication, teamwork and innovation.
NXS Europe Short Volatility Index10 January 2018
The NXS Europe Short Volatility is a dynamic strategy index exposed to financial markets through a basket of synthetic put and call options on the Eurostoxx 50 and market index, the NXS European Equity Futures Index. It aims to benefit of both Volatility Risk Premia and Short Term Mean Reversion by selling dynamic Delta Hedged Strangles.
NXS Elite Funds Selection ER Index24 October 2017
The NXS Elite Funds Selection ER Index is a dynamic strategy index invested in a basket of global multi asset funds. It boasts simple rules which dynamically select the 7 funds with the strongest recent returns adding significant value over time. The strategy is dynamically rebalanced every two months. Additionally, the index looks to provide an additional layer of protection by increasing and decreasing its allocation to the selected managers in order to maintain the volatility of the Index below 3.50%.
Natixis Distributors Event in Brussels: Primobel10 October 2017
Distributors of financial products face a complex and rapidly changing regulatory environment. They ask us: “How can we ensure we are offering the best investment opportunities to our clients whilst remaining aligned with regulations?” Our first Primobel event, held in Brussels, was our way of answering that question. Our expert teams introduced the main regulatory challenges, from MIFID2 to PRIIPS, and the solutions that we provide to meet them.
From innovative structured products, to Natixis sponsored indices that give exposure to specific asset classes, to our full-service marketing offering.
Natixis Awarded Most Innovative Investment Bank for Equity Derivatives10 September 2017
Prestigious financial publication The Banker has dubbed Natixis as “Most Innovative Investment Bank for Equity Derivatives 2017”, leading in innovation for the second year in a row ! The award affirms the expertise of the Natixis Equity Derivatives department.
This is a true reflection of the dedication of the Natixis Financial Engineering, sales and trading teams within Equity Derivatives, who provide original solutions that meet investors’ needs. Some custom-designed products for institutional clients include “Zephyr Max” an alternative solution to money market products, “CLEEN” (Callable Leveraged Equity Exposure Note) which offers appealing yield and substantial capital protection at maturity. Further innovation within the Natixis product range can be found in products indexed to dividend futures, tailored to providing yield in the current weak volatility and persistently low interest rate environment. For Retail clients, Natixis offers the “Domino” financial product, which is indexed to performances of a basket of stocks and to credit risk. The bank also offers a range of debt securities indexed to the Euronext COP 50 EWER, which consists of 50 European climate responsible stocks. As well as innovation within their product range, The Banker award also recognizes the Natixis Equity Derivatives marketing team strengths, who this year have developed MOOC training programs that provide clients with a greater insight into products and solutions distributed in their banking and insurance networks.
“This fresh award confirms Natixis’ ability to innovate and create value-added solutions tailored to the market context and regulatory changes !”