Natixis CIB Appoints Bertrand Guiot as Head of Real Assets & Investment Banking, South East Asia, and Head of Infrastructure Funds Coverage, Asia Pacific

Singapore, February 9, 2022

Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking (Natixis CIB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bertrand Guiot as Head of Real Assets & Investment Banking, South East Asia, and Head of Infrastructure Funds Coverage, Asia Pacific, effective January 1, 2022.

Based in Singapore, Bertrand reports locally to Sanjeev Kumar, Senior Country Manager, Singapore, and Head of South East & South Asia, to Raghu Narain, Head of Investment Banking, Asia Pacific, and to Emmanuel Gillet-Lagarde, Head of Real Assets & Global Trade, Asia Pacific.

Bertrand will work closely with business lines and regional country representatives to support Natixis CIB’s strategic initiatives and operational developments in the South East Asia region.

Commenting on Bertrand’s appointment, Sanjeev Kumar said: “We are delighted to welcome Bertrand back to Asia Pacific, to lead not only the expansion of our Real Assets and Investment Banking busines in South East Asia, but also the growth of our Infrastructure Funds Coverage across Asia Pacific. His extensive infrastructure and investment banking experience, and his deep knowledge of the business environment across the region, are second to none and will play an integral role in the continued development our long-term, sustainable business.”

 

Bertrand Guiot is the Head of Real Assets & Investment Banking, South East Asia, and Head of Infrastructure Funds Coverage, Asia Pacific, for Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking.

Bertrand has been with Natixis CIB for close to a decade, in various roles. Prior to his current appointment, Bertrand served as the Senior Country Manager for Natixis Canada Branch for two and a half years. Before this, he was the Head of Infrastructure, Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong, overseeing all of the bank’s investment banking, financing and advisory activities pertaining to the infrastructure sector across the region. Before relocating to Hong-Kong in 2017, Bertrand led finance activities for Natixis CIB in Australia across multiple segments: greenfield infrastructure, privatizations, telecom assets and renewable energy projects.

Prior to joining Natixis CIB, Bertrand was with Dexia, where he coordinated PPPs in the infrastructure sector and arranged corporate acquisition financing in the telecom sector, before being appointed to lead the company’s project finance activities in Canada. Before Dexia, Bertrand spent 14 years in various business development/ strategy/ finance roles in large IT/telecommunication companies such as British Telecom and Cable and Wireless in Europe, leading global teams and managing outsourcing/acquisition deals through to completion.

Bertrand holds a master’s degree in Finance from ESC Lille, France.

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