In line with its ‘Mirova 2030 strategic plan’, the asset management company, Natixis Investment Managers affiliate dedicated to sustainable finance, accelerates its development in emerging markets with the appointment of Sébastien Duquet as Head of Relations with Development Finance Institutions (DFIs). He will be based in Paris and will report directly to Zineb Bennani, Global Head of Business Development.

Sébastien Duquet's will contribute to the development of Mirova with public and philanthropic investors, such as development banks, to help raise funds for unlisted investment strategies structured as blended finance vehicles.

“This appointment aligns perfectly with our Mirova 2030 strategic plan, and its focus on growing the use of blended finance for impact financing in emerging countries via our Energy Transition and Natural Capital offerings. Sébastien will use his in-depth knowledge of these strategic markets to help Mirova’s solutions thrive.” – Guillaume Abel, Deputy CEO at Mirova

“Sébastien’s experience and excellent relationships with development banks will be invaluable in raising even more capital for projects with a high environmental and social impact in emerging countries.” – Zineb Bennani, Global Head of Business Development at Mirova

“I am delighted to be continuing my career at Mirova as Head of Development Finance Institutions. These important investors represent a source of capital, and effectively act as a catalyst to increase private sector investment in emerging countries and are therefore essential to accelerate efforts to promote access to low-carbon energy and to protect and restore ecosystems.” – Sébastien Duquet, Head of DFI

Mirova is an asset management company dedicated to sustainable finance. Its ambition is to double its unlisted assets by 2030 and to accelerate the financing of solutions with a high environmental and social impact in Africa, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region, in particular by developing 'blended finance' strategies aimed at financing energy transition infrastructure projects and projects to restore and conserve natural ecosystems.
Mirova is an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers.
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