Ross Catlin Appointed Managing Director, Senior Originator, Acquisition & Strategic Finance (ASF) Americas
Natixis today announced the appointment of Ross Catlin as Managing Director, Senior Originator in Acquisition & Strategic Finance (ASF) Americas, a newly created position. Mr. Catlin, who reports to Kevin Murray, Head of ASF Americas, is responsible for the sourcing and execution of leveraged finance and acquisition mandates from private equity clients.
Mr. Catlin has more than 20 years of financial services experience. He joins Natixis from Fifth Street Finance, where he was Managing Director – Sponsor Coverage/Origination. Prior to Fifth Street, Mr. Catlin performed similar duties at firms including PNC, FirstLight Financial, and The Bank of Ireland. Earlier in his career, he held merchant banking and corporate finance positions at BNP Paribas and Ernst & Young.
Mr. Catlin holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BA in Economics from Lafayette College.
Mr. Catlin’s appointment reflects the commitment by Natixis to expand its franchise in Acquisition & Strategic Finance. “As Natixis continues to build its ASF client base, we look to Ross to help us strengthen our presence in sponsor finance and the middle market private equity community,” said Mr. Murray.