Natixis Investment Managers, one of the world's largest asset managers1, today announced the appointment of Patricia Horsfall, Chief Compliance Officer for the international business, as Chair of the Management Companies Standing Committee at the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). Patricia will undertake the role for two years with immediate effect.

“Patricia's appointment to EFAMA aligns with Natixis IM's ambitions to uphold the highest standards for clients and investors. Patricia's in-depth industry knowledge and regulatory insight will allow her to play a crucial role in promoting and protecting the interests of its members and ensuring that ESG and impact considerations are fully represented by European policymakers,” said Joseph Pinto, Head of International Distribution for Natixis Investment Managers and Vice President of EFAMA.

Patricia has over 25 years' experience as a compliance and regulatory risk professional in the financial services and regulation industry. She has spent over 12 years of her career at Natixis Investment Managers, holding a number of senior compliance roles, currently serving as the firm's EVP, Chief Compliance Officer – International Distribution, based in London. In her role as Chair of the Management Companies Standing Committee, she will be focused on ensuring the fair representation of EFAMA members' views related to management companies' activities and services, in particular risk management, as well as prudential requirements for asset managers, and financial stability issues relevant for the sector.

EFAMA is the representative body of the asset management industry at European level, for all matters relating to the sector. It promotes open and well-functioning global capital markets and engages with international standards bodies and competent authorities in third countries on a wide range of issues. As a professional association, its role is to promote the interests of its members and raise awareness of the importance of the services and solutions they provide, representing represents to €31tn AuM through 27 member associations and 59 corporate members.

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 $1.1 trillion assets under management2 (€1.1 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 | LinkedIn:

Natixis Investment Managers’ distribution and service groups include Natixis Distribution, LLC, a limited purpose broker-dealer and the distributor of various US 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 2022 ranked Natixis Investment Managers as the 18th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as of December 31, 2021.
2 Assets under management (“AUM”) of current affiliated entities measured as of June 30, 2022 are $1,156.7 billion (€1,106.7 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 Finance.

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