Natixis is a French multinational financial services firm specialized in asset & wealth management, corporate & investment banking, insurance and payments. A subsidiary of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France through its two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne, Natixis counts over 16,000 employees across 36 countries. Its clients include corporations, financial institutions, sovereign and supranational organizations, as well as the customers of Groupe BPCE’s networks. Natixis has a solid financial base with a CET1 capital under Basel 3(1) of €12.4 billion, a Basel 3 CET1 Ratio(1) of 11.5% and quality long-term ratings (Standard & Poor’s: A / Moody’s: A1 / Fitch Ratings: A+).
(1) Based on CRR-CRD4 rules as reported on June 26, 2013, including the Danish compromise - without phase-in.
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, London and Munich. It became an affiliate of Natixis in 2018 and forms part of a global M&A team of over 250 professionals.
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.
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