Natixis ranked in the Top 3 banks by companies

The magazine Option Finance held a survey with its reader to rank the banks they work with and determine which ones show the best performance. Natixis came in third position overall out of 12 banks.

Natixis: a good performance

Natixis ranked third overall behind Société Générale and Crédit Mutuel-CIC and ahead of BNP Paribas, HSBC and Crédit Agricole.

Natixis came in second in six rankings out of ten:

  • Bank financing: no. 2 for international loans and financing and support,
  • Issues: no. 1 on the bond market, no. 2 on the equity market,
  • Treasury: no. 2 for hedging products, but Natixis is not identified concerning cash placement and cash management items,
  • Banking relationship: no. 2 for proximity and price quality ratio, no. 3 for proactiveness.



  • The survey was held by Option Finance April 4-24, 2013.
  • 3,967 chief financial officers from companies with sales ranging from €100 million to more than €5 billion were asked to participate in the survey in the form of an online questionnaire.
  • They gave their opinion only on the banks they worked with from a list 12 French banks, including investment banks and subsidiaries of large banking groups.
  • The rankings are an average weighted by the number of respondents for each bank.