Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking is a leading global financial institution that provides advisory, investment banking, financing, corporate banking and capital markets services to corporations, financial institutions, financial sponsors and sovereign and supranational organizations worldwide. Our teams of experts in around 30 countries advise clients on their strategic development, helping them to grow and transform their businesses, and maximize their positive impact. Natixis CIB is committed to aligning its financing portfolio with a carbon neutrality path by 2050 while helping its clients reduce the environmental impact of their business. As part of the Global Financial Services division of Groupe BPCE, the second largest banking group in France through the Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne retail networks, Natixis CIB benefits from the Group’s financial strength and solid financial ratings (Standard & Poor's: A, Moody's: A1, Fitch Ratings: A+, R&I: A+).
Vermilion Partners is an investment banking advisory business focused on China. Founded in 2004, it offers cross-border and domestic transaction advice to leading multinational and Chinese companies. Vermilion operates from offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and London. It became an affiliate of Natixis in 2018 and forms part of a global M&A team of over 250 professionals.
Because every minute matters, Backstop’s mission is to help the institutional investment industry use time to its fullest potential. We develop technology to simplify and streamline otherwise time-consuming tasks and processes, enabling our clients to quickly and easily access, share, and manage the knowledge that’s critical to their day-to-day business success. Backstop provides its industry-leading cloud-based productivity suite to private equity, investment consultants, pensions, funds of funds, family offices, endowments, foundations, hedge funds, and real estate investment firms.
For corporations, investors and the legal, financial and talent advisors who need actionable facts to assess risks, protect reputations and win disputes, Mintz Group is the partner of choice for due diligence, investigations and background screening, anywhere in the world. Since 1994, Mintz Group has developed a uniquely transparent and practical approach to fact gathering before hires and transactions, during disputes and after allegations. We provide impartial facts that are comprehensively researched, properly sourced and stand up to the toughest scrutiny in the boardroom or the courtroom. Headquartered in New York City, Mintz Group has 18 offices across nine time zones, with a team that has successfully conducted more than 40,000 investigations in over 100 countries.
Morrow Sodali is the leading and most experienced shareholder engagement firm globally, having been mandated in over 600 transactions valued at more than $700 billion since 2006. They have the deepest experience in mergers, acquisitions and demergers, and activism defence and are the only firm to provide an in-house corporate governance team consisting of ex-proxy advisors and ESG specialists. With the support of corporate M&A advisors and companies alike, Morrow Sodali have been mandated on most M&A events in Australia over the past 25 years and are trusted because they carry unrivalled expertise in engaging and achieving results from both the institutional and retail constituencies of a share register. Recently they’ve advised on the Coca Cola Amatil merger with Coca Cola European Partners, the WPP AUNZ merger with WPP plc and the Asaleo merger with Essity plc among many other campaigns.
From headquarters in New York and London, and offices in major capital markets, including Sydney, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong, Morrow Sodali serves more than 700 corporate clients in 40 countries, including many of the world’s largest multinational corporations.
Datasite is a leading SaaS provider for the M&A industry, empowering dealmakers around the world with the tools they need to succeed across the entire deal lifecycle. For more information, visit www.datasite.com