Founded on November 17, 2006, Natixis was formed by combining the financing, investment banking, and banking services activities of the Banque Populaire and Caisse d'Epargne groups.It operates in six areas:
- retail banking (through the Banque Populaire and Caisse d'Epargne commerce and industry divisions);
- financing and investment banking;
- asset management;
- investment capital and private banking;
- customer deposits.
At the end of 2013, the group managed EUR60.2 billion in current deposits and EUR88 billion in current credits