100+ PROFESSIONALS specialized in Infrastructure
covering Europe, Middle East and Africa, America and
Ability to mobilize
A GLOBAL MULTI-SECTORIAL EXPERTISE
covering 4 areas*
* Transportation & Social infrastructure, Power & Renewables infrastructure, Telecom infrastructure, Natural Resources & Offshore infrastructure
Our experienced team of more than 100 infrastructure professionals is internationally recognized for its indepth knowledge of the infrastructure industry and its execution capabilities. We have a global footprint, based on 9 desks covering EMEA, Americas and Asia Pacific, with the wherewithal to mobilize cross-border teams.
This area encompasses both projects (greenfield) and acquisition (brownfield) transactions in the transportation, environmental and social infrastructure sectors. It covers transactions in the road, rail (high speed, commuter, light and metro as well as rolling stock), airports, ports, environmental (waste and water including potable, waste water and desalination) and social accommodation such as hospitals, schools, prisons etc (mostly through PPPs) sectors. Natixis is active across both economic and social infrastructure and in new transactions as well as refinancings.
The generation technologies covered in The Power & Renewables Infrastructure Sector include gas fired assets, hydroelectric power, onshore & offshore wind, solar PV, solar thermal and biomass. In addition, the sector also covers transmission & distribution assets. Natixis has developed a strong expertise and track record in these areas and is widely recognized as one of the leading banks in the sector globally. Besides having a strong footprint in the EU, UK, Middle East and North America, Natixis is actively expanding its geographical coverage in the sector to Latin America (Peru, Chile & Mexico), Asia (Indonesia, Taiwan), Africa and Australia.
Within the Telecom infrastructure area, we encounter any kind of telecom assets: satellite, terrestrial broadband networks (optic fiber networks, backbone and access networks), submarine networks, network sharing (tower sharing, mast sharing, spectrum) and data center. Our dedicated team based in New York and Paris has been acting worldwide and for over 20 years. Our deep knowledge of the sector has been longstanding recognized by the market.
This area encompasses the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas industries (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading units (FPSOs) and other offshore Oil & Gas production platforms; oil & gas pipelines; underground gas storage facilities; crude oil & refined products storage terminals; oil refineries; petrochemical plants; and the liquefaction, transportation and regasification of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) – including Floating Storage & Regasification Units (FSRUs). In addition, Natixis is active in the downstream metals industry, including aluminium smelters and steel production facilities.
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Launched in 2012, Natixis’ Infrastructure Platform provides infrastructure financing solutions to project sponsors and borrowers, and infrastructure investment opportunities to institutional investors.
For project sponsors, Natixis’ Infrastructure Platform provides funding solutions based on co-investment by Natixis and its partner network of major global institutional investors in Europe and Asia. Natixis uses its extensive experience and industry expertise to advise sponsors and arrange the most appropriate project financing to meet their specific needs. Through the platform, Natixis provides access to liquidity from the banking and institutional markets combining the best of both worlds - flexibility and underwriting capacity on the banking side, and appetite for large deals and long-term debt on the institutional side.
For investors, Natixis’ Infrastructure Platform provides access to high-quality infrastructure debt investment opportunities, offering diversification and long-term yield visibility. As a world leader in infrastructure investment, Natixis supplies its partners with a broad pipeline of potential transactions, and supports them by undertaking servicing and administration of assets until repayment.
Natixis and the EDHEC‐Risk Institute have established a research chair dedicated to infrastructure debt instruments since 2012.
Economic research is based on Natixis’ chief economist Patrick Artus’ economic scenario. The team closely monitors economic events, and drafts macro-economic forecasts and analysis for the main countries worldwide, playing a key role in clients’ investment decisions. Natixis covers the foremost world economies, including emergings.