Supporting and accompanying French Olympic and Paralympic athletes, confirmed or hopeful, is a strong ambition of Groupe BPCE and is an integral part of its actions as a Premium Partner of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Natixis and its business lines take part in this commitment and also support French and international athletes. There are three of them and will be in Tokyo from August 24th to September 5th, 2021.
Charlotte Fairbank, wheelchair tennis player, 3rd in France and 39th in the world, is also studying law. Supported by Natixis since 2019, she will be competing from August 27th for the women’s singles and doubles.
Faustine Noël, France triple champion and European champion of parabadminton, follows physiotherapy studies arranged in parallel. She has been supported since 2020 by Natixis Tradex Solutions, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers and will be in competition from September 1st for the mixed, women’s double and women’s singles.
Charlotte and Faustine also benefit from the support of the Fondation pour le Pacte de performance like 200 other French Olympic and Paralympic athletes. The purpose of this pact is to promote and finance the training, socio-professional integration and retraining of high-level athletes.
Finally, supported by Natixis in Portugal, Joao Correia, Portuguese champion in the 100m wheelchair, will represent Portugal in Tokyo.