UK Structured Products Association welcomes Natixis as new member
17th November 2015Today, the UK Structured Products Association (UKSPA) announces that Natixis will join as a new member with immediate effect. This brings the total membership of the UKSPA to 15 firms, and consolidates further the position of the UKPSA as an important and influential body representing the structured products industry.
Natixis is the corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France. Natixis currently employs more than 16,000 employees across 38 countries globally, across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and EMEA.
Zak De Mariveles, Chairman of the UKSPA, comments on the new member:
"The regulatory environment in the UK and across Europe is facing significant change in the coming years. That means it is more important than ever to have strong and influential trade bodies to provide an open forum that helps shape the future of the industry. We are therefore delighted that Natixis will be working alongside our existing members to help us meet these regulatory changes and help develop the industry further."
Lior Abehassera, Natixis' Head of UK & Ireland Equity Solutions Distribution says:
"As a leading voice for the retail structured products industry with the purpose of educating the investment community and developing best practice guidelines, it is an honour to become a member of the UK Structured Products Association. The structured products market has changed significantly over the last few years and this membership demonstrates Natixis' commitment to growth and innovation in the UK."
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