About Vermilion

Vermilion offers a range of cross-border and domestic financial advisory services in China, Europe and other Asian markets.

We advise clients seeking to establish or develop their businesses through mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings or organic growth, including arranging private placements and debt packages, ECM and DCM solutions.

The partners have extensive management, investment and advisory experience. Vermilion’s clients include China’s leading state-owned and private sector companies, as well as multinational companies.

Vermilion is an affiliate of Natixis SA, with the Vermilion partners retaining a significant interest in the business. Natixis is the international corporate investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, one of Europe’s largest banking groups. Vermilion operates independently, but is able to draw on proprietary access to global financing capabilities and international coverage and M&A teams through Natixis:

  • >300 M&A professionals in Asia, Europe and the US
  • Financing capabilities, including acquisition finance, DCM and derivative and strategic equity capacity

Vermilion is a member of the Natixis Global M&A Alliance alongside:

Vermilion is organised both geographically and by sector. Our team operates from offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and London and covers the following sectors:

  • Auto, Electronics & Industrial
  • Consumer/Branded Goods
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Media, Telecoms and Support Services
  • Natural Resources and Primary Industry, including Chemicals
  • Retail, Leisure and Real Estate

Our understanding of policy and government in China enables us to advise on transactions in highly-regulated sectors, both in China and internationally.

Our ethos is to advise ‘as Principal’.