NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Crédit Agricole Group’s corporate and investment banking arm, today announced the appointments of Jean-Michel Fatovic and Federico Fiorentini as Directors in the Loan Syndications Group in New York City. Mr. Fatovic will be responsible for the distribution and trading of loans with a focus on the US Corporate and Leveraged market. Mr. Fiorentini will be responsible for the origination and structuring of syndicated loans in the Latin American market.
Mr. Fatovic, with more than 20 years experience in bank financing and loan syndications, previously was with Standard Chartered Bank PLC, where he was responsible for underwriting, managing and trading a portfolio of US loans. At Crédit Agricole CIB, Mr. Fatovic will report to Jeff Ferrell, Managing Director and Head of the Loan Syndication Sales and Trading for the Americas.
“Jean-Michel’s exceptional market depth and knowledge of the broadly syndicated US loan market will be a valuable addition to our loan syndication team,” said Mr. Ferrell.
Mr. Fatovic holds a BA in Mathematical Economics from Saint Peters College and an MBA in Finance from Fordham University.
Mr. Fiorentini has more than 15 years experience in the Latin American loan syndications market place. He was previously with HSBC where he was responsible for origination, structuring and distribution of syndicated loans for Latin American corporates and financial institutions. At Crédit Agricole CIB, Mr. Fiorentini will report to Jean-Philippe Adam, Managing Director and Head of the Loan Syndications Latin America.
“Having been through many different market cycles and worked on a broad number of deals, Federico’s extensive experience will be key to Crédit Agricole CIB’s continued development as a major regional player. As the bank expands its financing platform for Latin America, his joining the team enhances our origination and structuring capabilities. Federico is well known by our clients and in the market,” said Mr. Adam.
Mr. Fiorentini holds a BA in Business Administration and Economics from Boston University’s School of Management.
About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank:
Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank is the corporate and investment banking arm of the Crédit Agricole Group. With approximately 13,000 employees in more than 50 countries, Crédit Agricole CIB offers its clients a comprehensive range of products and services in capital markets, brokerage, investment banking, structured finance, corporate banking and international private banking.
In the Americas, Crédit Agricole CIB provides the latest in financial products and services for its corporate and institutional clients, including loan syndication, project financing, global equity research and trading, as well as capital markets services in the areas of debt and capital raising and derivative hedges. The bank has a U.S. presence in New York, Chicago and Houston, a Canadian presence in Montreal, and a Latin American presence in Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina.
The bank's Global Loan Syndications Group is a leading provider of loan syndication solutions for companies in a broad array of businesses, from energy and telecom to project financing and transportation. The Global Loan Syndications Group operates through three main geographic locations in Europe, Asia, and the Americas and serves clients throughout the developed and emerging markets.