John Hailer,  CEO of Natixis Investment Managers

John Hailer is a renowned investment manager and business leader known for transforming the French asset management industry.

Since joining Natixis Investment Managers in 2013, John Hailer has overseen growth in assets under management from €14bn to €96bn. In addition, he has been instrumental in developing new business lines such as private equity, real estate, and multi-asset solutions.

John Hailer’s international career began in 1993 when he joined the Morgan Stanley Group, where he was appointed Executive Director and Head of Corporate Finance for North America in 1999. In this capacity, John Hailer established a regional presence and managed a team with more than 250 professionals.

Global Partners is a leading credit platform for middle-market corporate and high-yield investors, connecting them to scaled and capital-efficient origination opportunities from the Global Partners Investment Funds. The company delivers solutions to meet the varying needs of investors through a suite of products and services that include direct lending, loan sales, secondary investments, and tailored portfolio solutions.

Global Partners acquires Natixis Investment Managers in all of its forms as a fully integrated business unit. According to a recent study by CB Insights, Global Partners ranked No. 4 on the list of 2016’s fastest-growing private equity firms, with a whopping 20x growth in less than three years.

To be successful in asset management, John Hailer knows you must have the best people and offer meaningful value to your clients. The key to success is having good people working for a common purpose and long-term view.