Natixis Investment Managers’ affiliate DNCA Finance has announced the appointment of Sébastien Launay as head of Legal.
He will be in charge of a team of five staff and will be tasked with managing legal aspects on products and services, distribution and partnerships, contracts, and corporate governance for all the DNCA entities: DNCA Finance, DNCA Finance Luxembourg, DNCA Finance Milan and DNCA Courtage.
Launay has 21 years of experience within the Société Générale and BNP Paribas groups and has particularly strong insight into the asset management sector. He began his career in 1997 in the legal department for structured products on equities/indices/funds at Société Générale CIB, where he played an active role in setting up and developing Lyxor Asset Management, before joining Société Générale Asset Management.
In 2011, he joined BNP Paribas CIB as head of GECD Legal Structured and Flow Solutions, then took part in setting up the BNP Paribas Asset Management Private Debt and Real Assets Funds.