June 15, 2022

To continue to execute on its 2024 strategic ambitions and build closer ties with local clients and intermediaries in Italy, Natixis Investment Managers (Natixis IM) one of the world’s largest asset managers* has appointed Marco Barindelli as Head of Italy, effective today.


Marco Barindelli will be responsible for expanding Natixis IM’s presence in the Italian market overseeing strategic relationships with institutional and wholesale clients and growing the presence of its investment affiliates. He will be based in Milan and will report to Sophie Del Campo, Head of Distribution for Southern Europe, LatAm & US Offshore.

In his role, Marco Barindelli will oversee the Italian distribution team and will be responsible for expanding Natixis IM’s footprint in Italy, through a selective and diversified development strategy. He will leverage on the high value solutions from Natixis IM range of affiliated investment managers, covering actively managed fixed income and equities to ESG and impact investing, real estate, and private asset management. He will drive the firms ambitions to expand both in the institutional market and in the retail and wholesale market by developing strategic partnerships and increase Natixis IM’s portfolio of large clients.

“Marco’s long industry experience and knowledge across different distribution segments will be invaluable as we continue to execute on our strategic ambitions. He will be pivotal in helping the team to strengthen our regional capabilities and in keeping the client front and centre. I am delighted to welcome him to the team to help Italian investors meet their diversification and sustainable needs.” commented Sophie Del Campo, Head of Distribution for Southern Europe, LatAm & US Offshore.

Marco Barindelli, Head of Italy said: “I truly believe in the diversified approach offered through Natixis IM’s multi-affiliate model and the benefits to offer Italian clients a range of solutions that cover almost every asset class and with a strong focus on sustainability. I am glad to join Natixis IM and I look forward to working with the team to deliver high quality services to clients in Italy and offer them the investments that suit their long-term and ESG requirements.”

Marco Barindelli joins Natixis IM from Schroders Investment Management where he worked for over twenty years holding various senior sales roles across different client segments. In 2012 he was appointed Head of Intermediary Clients for both the Retail and Wholesale business and was deputy Country Head for Italy. From 2017 he was a member of Schroders European Intermediary Management Team. He holds a degree in Institutions and Financial Markets Management from Universita L.Bocconi, Milan.

About Natixis Investment Managers
Natixis Investment Managers’ multi-affiliate approach connects clients to the independent thinking and focused expertise of more than 20 active managers. *Ranked among the world’s largest asset managers1 with more than $1.3 trillion assets under management2 (€1.2 trillion), Natixis Investment Managers delivers a diverse range of solutions across asset classes, styles, and vehicles, including innovative environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies and products dedicated to advancing sustainable finance. The firm partners with clients in order to understand their unique needs and provide insights and investment solutions tailored to their long-term goals.

Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis Investment Managers is part of the Global Financial Services division of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France through the Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne retail networks. Natixis Investment Managers’ affiliated investment management firms include AEW; AlphaSimplex Group; DNCA Investments;3 Dorval Asset Management; Flexstone Partners; Gateway Investment Advisers; Harris Associates; Investors Mutual Limited; Loomis, Sayles & Company; Mirova; MV Credit; Naxicap Partners; Ossiam; Ostrum Asset Management; Seeyond; Seventure Partners; Thematics Asset Management; Vauban Infrastructure Partners; Vaughan Nelson Investment Management; and WCM Investment Management. Additionally, investment solutions are offered through Natixis Investment Managers Solutions and Natixis Advisors, LLC. Not all offerings are available in all jurisdictions. For additional information, please visit Natixis Investment Managers’ website at im.natixis.com | LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/natixis-investment-managers.

Natixis Investment Managers’ distribution and service groups include Natixis Distribution, LLC, a limited purpose broker-dealer and the distributor of various U.S. registered investment companies for which advisory services are provided by affiliated firms of Natixis Investment Managers, Natixis Investment Managers S.A. (Luxembourg), Natixis Investment Managers International (France), and their affiliated distribution and service entities in Europe and Asia.

1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2021 ranked Natixis Investment Managers as the 15th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as of December 31, 2020.
2 Assets under management (“AUM”) of current affiliated entities measured as of March 31, 2022 are $1,320.6 billion (€1,187.6 billion). AUM, as reported, may include notional assets, assets serviced, gross assets, assets of minority-owned affiliated entities and other types of non-regulatory AUM managed or serviced by firms affiliated with Natixis Investment Managers.
3 A brand of DNCA Financ