Antonin Rigaudière appointed Global Head of the Healthcare Industry Group at Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking
Antonin Rigaudière has been appointed Global Head of the Healthcare Industry Group at Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking (Natixis CIB), effective January 7th, 2022. He is based in Paris and reports to Alain Gallois, Global Head of Advisory & Coverage and Head of EMEA.
In his new role, Antonin Rigaudière is in charge of developing Natixis CIB’s strategic dialogue with its clients in the healthcare industry. His appointment is part of Natixis CIB’s broader strategy to reinforce its expertise in the healthcare sector – one of the eight core industries set out in the BPCE 2024 strategic plan – and double revenues derived from the industry by 2024.
Antonin Rigaudière draws on nearly twenty years’ experience in mergers & acquisitions. He started his career at HSBC and subsequently joined BNP Paribas. He then turned to entrepreneurship and became a partner at an independent M&A advisory boutique, Croissance Partenaires. In 2013, Antonin joined Air Liquide, where he was in charge of global M&A operations. More than half the transactions he conducted involved the fast-growing Home Healthcare sector. While continuing to develop his financial expertise, Antonin also acquired solid legal, tax and organizational experience (integration of targets). In 2017, he joined Barclays in Paris, where he was primarily in charge of covering the healthcare sector for French and Belgian clients and simultaneously developed expertise with French biotechs.