Natixis CIB Expands M&A Advisory Network with Strategic Investments in Tandem Capital Advisors and Emendo Capital

Natixis CIB Expands M&A Advisory Network with Strategic Investments in Tandem Capital Advisors and Emendo Capital

(IN BRIEF) Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking (Natixis CIB) has expanded its M&A advisory network by making strategic investments in two European boutiques, Tandem Capital Advisors in Belgium and Emendo Capital in the Netherlands. This move aims to strengthen Natixis CIB’s position in the global M&A market and enhance client services. The partnerships underscore Natixis CIB’s commitment to combining global capabilities with local expertise, offering tailored solutions in mergers, divestitures, capital raising, and restructuring. These additions bring Natixis CIB’s network to nine boutiques globally, reinforcing its collaborative approach to delivering value-added services across borders.

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 17-Jun-2024 — /EuropaWire/ — Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking (Natixis CIB), a part of Groupe BPCE, has announced its strategic investment in two prominent M&A boutiques, Tandem Capital Advisors in Belgium and Emendo Capital in the Netherlands.

This move underscores Natixis CIB’s commitment to enhancing its M&A advisory capabilities and expanding its footprint across Europe. Following these investments, Natixis CIB’s M&A network, which currently comprises seven boutiques, will now include nine brands: Natixis Partners, Solomon Partners, Fenchurch, Natixis Partners Iberia, Vermilion, Azure Capital, Clipperton, Natixis Partners Belgium (formerly Tandem Capital Advisors), and Emendo Capital.

Stephanie Paix, CEO of Groupe BPCE’s Global Financial Services division, commented, “Welcoming Emendo Capital and Tandem Capital Advisors into Natixis CIB’s M&A network demonstrates our ongoing success in attracting top talent and expanding our M&A franchise. These investments strengthen our advisory capabilities in Europe and the global market, benefiting our clients.”

Mohamed Kallala, Global Head of Natixis CIB, added, “We are excited to enhance our M&A expertise through these investments in Tandem Capital Advisors and Emendo Capital, renowned for their local market leadership. Working with industry-leading experts allows us to deliver added value, high-quality advice, and bespoke solutions to our clients.”

Partners from Tandem Capital Advisors expressed their enthusiasm about joining Natixis CIB’s M&A network, emphasizing shared values and complementary skills that enhance client service delivery.

Similarly, partners from Emendo Capital highlighted the synergies between their local market knowledge and Natixis CIB’s global service offering, aiming to provide enhanced client services across borders.

Established in 2014, Natixis CIB’s multi-boutique M&A approach now spans nine boutiques globally, comprising over 500 professionals. This network supports large and medium-sized companies, institutional investors, and investment funds in various strategic transactions, including mergers, divestitures, capital raising, restructuring, and capital protection.

The collaborative model leverages Natixis CIB’s internal expertise and boutique specialization to create significant value for clients worldwide.

About Tandem Capital Advisors

Tandem Capital Advisors is an independent M&A and Corporate Finance advisory firm located in Brussels. It advises shareholders, enterprises and management in M&A, disposals, capital raising, shareholding and financing issues, as well as on a wide range of strategic topics. With significant Corporate Finance experience in Belgium, Tandem Capital Advisors serves both large and medium-sized enterprises across a wide range of sectors.

About Emendo Capital

Emendo Capital is a leading Dutch corporate finance boutique based in Amsterdam serving corporates, financial sponsors, entrepreneurs and government clients. It provides a broad range of distinctive and independent corporate finance advisory services characterized by a pragmatic, result-driven and personal approach across a wide range of sectors.

About Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking

Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking is a leading global financial institution that provides advisory, investment banking, financing, corporate banking and capital markets services to corporations, financial institutions, financial sponsors and sovereign and supranational organizations worldwide.

Our teams of experts in close to 30 countries advise clients on their strategic development, helping them to grow and transform their businesses, and maximize their positive impact. Natixis CIB is committed to aligning its financing portfolio with a carbon neutrality path by 2050 while helping its clients reduce the environmental impact of their business.

As part of the Global Financial Services division of Groupe BPCE, the second largest banking group in France through the Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne retail networks, Natixis CIB benefits from the Group’s financial strength and solid financial ratings (Standard & Poor’s: A, Moody’s: A1, Fitch: AA-, R&I: A+).


Groupe BPCE is the second-largest banking group in France. Through its 100,000 staff, the group serves 35 million customers – individuals, professionals, companies, investors and local government bodies – around the world. It operates in the retail banking and insurance fields in France via its two major networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne, along with Banque Palatine and Oney. It also pursues its activities worldwide with the asset & wealth management services provided by Natixis Investment Managers and the wholesale banking expertise of Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking. The Group’s financial strength is recognized by four credit rating agencies with the following senior preferred LT ratings: Moody’s (A1, stable outlook), Standard & Poor’s (A, stable outlook), Fitch (A+, stable outlook) and R&I (A+, stable outlook).

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