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Natixis boosts its corporate & investment banking telecom team
Appointments of Maxime Perrin, Robert Wallin and Sander Mutsaers strengthen Natixis’ telecom sector expertise
21 Nov 2019 | The Asset

NATIXIS announces three appointments to newly-created roles in its corporate & investment banking global telecom team as it continues to strengthen its setup in line with its ambition to be a global leader in the sector.

Maxime Perrin and Robert Wallin have both been appointed as managing directors, telecom industry group worldwide. Based in Paris, they report to Anne-Christine Champion, global head of real assets, corporate & investment banking.

Perrin joined Natixis in August from ING Wholesale Banking France where he headed M&A activity. Wallin took up his current role in September, having spent the previous six months in Natixis’ Hong Kong office as managing director, telecom industry group, Asia Pacific. He joined Natixis from Huawei Technologies where he was an executive director in the customer financing solutions department.

Sander Mutsaers has been appointed managing director, telecom industry group, Asia Pacific. He joined Natixis in mid-October from ING Bank Singapore where he was director, telecom, media & technology (TMT), Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, he reports to Pin Chua, senior country manager Singapore and head of South East & South Asia, corporate & investment banking, and to Bruno Le Saint, head of banking, Asia Pacific.

In addition to these appointments, Santhosh Rao continues to cover the Americas region as managing director, telecom industry group, Americas. Based in New York, he reports to Nasir Khan, head of Infrastructure, Americas.

Champion says: “The digital and data transformation of our economies is underpinned by massive investments in telecom infrastructure. Industry players increasingly demand banking partners that can accompany them in all aspects of their operations: advisory, financing, as well as M&A. Through these senior appointments we are strengthening our sector expertise signalling our ambition to be our clients’ partner of choice.”

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