Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking (Natixis CIB) has appointed Abbas Rangwala as its head of mergers and acquisition (M&A) for Southeast Asia and India, reporting to Miranda Zhao, head of M&A, Asia-Pacific, and Bertrand Guiot, head of real assets and investment banking, Southeast Asia, and head of infrastructure fund coverage, Asia-Pacific.
In this newly created role, Rangwala, based in Singapore, will be responsible for leading and growing the M&A franchise in Southeast Asia and India.
Rangwala brings more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance, strategy, business development and organizational change management. Prior to his appointment, he was the group head of mergers, acquisitions and business development at Bharti Enterprises, one of India’s largest corporate groups. Before that he was the head of M&A at InterGlobe Enterprises. Previously, he held senior investment banking roles at Citigroup and Deutsche Bank across Singapore, Hong Kong and Mumbai.
Zhao says: “Rangwala’s significant investment banking expertise and strong client relationships, combined with a deep understanding of the Southeast Asia and India business landscape, position him well to support the growth and further development of our M&A franchise.”