Natixis has appointed James Thomson as head of financial sponsors coverage for Asia-Pacific. The team provides clients with a comprehensive selection of financial services including advisory, capital markets, structured financing, and hedging and investment solutions.
Based in Hong Kong, Thomson reports to Aurelien Lasjunies, head of coverage, Asia-Pacific, and Meriem Smida, global head, sponsor coverage group.
He joined Natixis in 2019 as a managing director in the aviation sector team for Asia-Pacific. With over 18 years of investment banking experience, he has worked across a broad range of sectors including aviation, logistics, transportation, technology, banking & insurance, real estate and natural resources in both Asia-Pacific and Europe. Prior to joining Natixis, Thomson was with Deutsche Bank where he worked in the M&A team in both the United Kingdom nd Hong Kong, before being appointed as head of transportation, aviation & logistics for Asia-Pacific.