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Natixis’ Credit Research team amongst Europe’s top five

Euromoney’s* annual Fixed Income Research Survey for 2012 which polled 2,000 global fund managers and investors ranked the Natixis Credit Research teams amongst the best for the quality and relevance of their analyses.

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Credit Research: a recognized expertise

Natixis is positioned No. 5 European bank for credit research for 2012 and ranks among the top 10 across all the sectors covered by the bank.

The Bank was voted:

  • No. 1 for Covered Bonds and Pfandbriefe
  • No. 2 for Utilities
  • No. 3 for Supranationals and Agencies
  • No. 4 for Insurance, Automotive, and Telecom & Media
  • No. 5 for ABS, Consumer & Retail, and Industrials
  • No. 7 for Banks and Credit Strategy
  • No. 9 for High Yield

These awards are the result of our high-quality fundamental research and our commitment to our clients.

Leveraging its range of daily publications, the Credit Research team delivers clients respected, across-the-board and independent analysis of over 150 issuers in the eurozone bond market.

The “Best credit research for Covered Bonds and Pfandbriefe” award also underscores Natixis’ expertise in the covered-bond market for more than 12 years. Our standing as world leader in this field was cemented in 2011 when industry magazine The Cover awarded Natixis the "Best Bank for Covered Bonds 2011" prize**.


The credit strategy and analysis teams employ both quantitative and fundamental research approaches to provide comprehensive independent analysis of over 150 issuers in the eurozone bond market, in addition to tracking the covered bond and ABS markets. The teams pin-point the most attractive investment opportunities offered by the credit markets.

*Source: Euromoney - Fixed Income Research Survey 2012
**Source: The Cover / Euroweek - Covered Bond Awards 2011