Natixis Announces Americas Platform Additions

As part of the expansion of its Americas platform, Natixis has announced senior appointments in its Fixed Income, Commodities & Treasury (FICT) Americas team.

Denis (Guy) Prouteau joins in New York as Head of FICT.  He has 25 years of experience in trading, sales, and debt capital markets, and previously held senior positions in New York, London, and Paris, most recently as Co-Head of Sales for FIC&T of Natixis Paris. Prior to joining Natixis, Prouteau worked at Crédit Lyonnais, Deutsche Bank, SG Warburg, and BNP Paribas. He is a graduate of the French Business School EDHEC.

Andrew Schaeffer joins Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) Americas as Head of the newly formed Credit Platform, comprised of debt instrument structuring, syndication, trading, research and distribution. He brings more than twenty years of financial services experience to the position, most recently as Head of Debt Capital Markets Credit Sales & Trading at Crédit Agricole. He previously worked at Bank of New York, Barclays Capital, and DLJ, among others. Schaeffer earned his MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.

Grégory Fage was named Head of FX, Interest Rate Derivatives (IRD), and Money Market Sales for FICT Americas. He will be responsible for further expanding Natixis’ customer reach and product offerings in these markets. He has fifteen years of experience at Crédit Agricole Corporate Investment Bank, most recently as Managing Director, Head of FX Sales – Americas in New York. Fage is a graduate of Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris.

“These appointments mark an important step in building the backbone for coverage of US, Canadian, and Latin American corporate and institutional clients across a whole range of FICT products, commented Yann Gindre, CEO Natixis CIB Americas.