ENERGY TRANSITION & NATURAL RESOURCES

Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking is a leading bank in the energy & natural resources sectors. We support our clients in these industries with a comprehensive banking offer spanning financial advisory and M&A, capital raising in the equity and debt capital markets, corporate banking, structured and asset-based financing, trade finance, and hedging via commodity and carbon related instruments.

Drawing on our in-house teams of engineers, industry bankers and research specialists, as well as on our green & sustainable finance expertise we support our clients in their transition towards less carbon intensive business models, in line with our commitment to align our balance sheet with a 1.5ºC trajectory by 2050. 

Power & renewables

We support clients worldwide in developing their projects in renewable and conventional energy generation, and energy transmission and distribution. This includes onshore and offshore wind (fixed and floating), thermo solar, photovoltaic plants (fixed and floating), biomass plants, hydroelectric, gas-fired power plants, cogeneration (combined heat and power or CHP), power and transmission infrastructure, interconnectors and standalone battery storage.

New energies

We are a leading player across numerous emerging new energy sectors including hydrogen, bioenergy (biogas, biofuels) and geothermal energy. We also accompany clients in decarbonizing their activities and enhancing their operational efficiency through the substitution of hydrocarbon derivatives with lower carbon sources; electrification; energy storage; carbon capture, storage and usage; clean technology; and carbon footprint management.

Metals & mining

We support companies operating across the commodities value chain from explorers & project developers to mining companies, smelters & refineries, metals processors, and traders. Our expertise spans the major commodities markets including base metals, battery raw materials (including pCAM and CAM - precursor cathode active material and cathode active material), battery manufacturing facilities, precious metals & diamonds, major and minor bulk commodities, and fertilizers.

Oil & gas

We draw on our longstanding oil & gas experience and our green & sustainable finance expertise to support clients in reducing the carbon intensity of their activities and shifting to more environmentally sustainable business models. We work with companies active across the entire oil & gas value chain including upstream, midstream (floating production storage and offloading units or FPSO; transportation networks; storage facilities; liquified natural gas facilities, both fixed and floating; floating storage regasification units or FSRU), downstream (petrochemicals plants, refineries, trading and distribution networks), and integrated players.

A leading bank in the electric vehicle (EV) batteries value chain

We serve as partner to project developers and end users in the electric vehicle battery industry, delivering financial solutions and originating new opportunities by drawing on our expertise in the battery upstream value chain and our deep understanding of value creation along the manufacturing process.

Low-carbon hydrogen: banking partner for global players and fast-growing mid-to-upper caps

We have in-depth sectorial knowledge of the entire hydrogen value chain covering generation, transportation and storage, and end use. We closely monitor the macro and micro developments in the industry to identify opportunities for our clients, and support them in growing and developing their businesses.

League tables & awards

ESG infrastructure bank
of the year

IJ Global Awards 2021

#2

Global MLA in Infrastructure Finance
by value, 2021, IJ Global

#2

Global MLA in power infrastructure
by value, 2021, IJ Global

#4

Global MLA in renewable energy infrastructure
by value, 2021, IJ Global

#3

Latin America MLA in renewable energy infrastructure
by value, 2021, IJ Global

#5

Global MLA in mining project finance
by value, 2021, IJ Global

News & Insights

Infrastructure, a safe haven in times of uncertainty

17 Oct 2022

Environment: Let’s give the floor to our clients

03 Oct 2022

Will the gas-fueled electric chaos in Europe continue?

23 Sep 2022