Crédit Agricole Group is a unified and decentralised European banking group with more than 5.8 million co-operative shareholders. Around 2,570 local banks form the bedrock of the group and hold all the voting rights of the group’s 39 regional banks. These are fully fledged banks governed by the co-operative law. The regional banks moreover hold a majority stake in Crédit Agricole S.A, a joint-stock and listed company, through a holding company, SAS Rue La Boétie. Crédit Agricole S.A. is the apex entity of Crédit Agricole Group, the holding company of the major banking, financial and insurance subsidiaries of the group and its instrument of international development.
Present across the entire spectrum of finance activities, Crédit Agricole is a first-class player in retail banking in Europe. Its ambition is to be a European leader in banking and insurance.
Crédit Agricole has always been the preeminent financial partner of France's farming community and, over the years, it has broadened its client base to include households, the self-employed, companies and local governments. In addition to basic banking services, Crédit Agricole offers its customers a wide range of financial services and insurance products designed by its specialised subsidiaries. Its product range covers all financial consumer products, from life insurance and property and casualty and death and disability insurance, through to savings account and all types of loans.
Crédit Agricole Group is No.1 in France with 28% of the household market and No.1 in Europe in terms of retail banking revenues. Crédit Agricole is also a European leader in consumer finance, a worldwide top10 asset manager and top-20 insurer. It ranks among the top corporate and investment banks in Europe.
A strengthened international presence
Crédit Agricole is a leading retail banking group in Europe, with 44 million private customers and two domestic markets: France and Italy. The group is present in more than 10 countries, through its network of 11,000 retail branches, mainly in south and east Europe, as well as in the Mediterranean Basin.
In corporate and investment banking, the Crédit Agricole Group has a strong presence through its network in about 50 countries. It has expanded rapidly in the asset management, insurance and private banking markets, in France, the rest of Europe and across the world.
Crédit Agricole S.A.
12 place des Etats-Unis
92127 Montrouge Cedex
Tel.: +33 (0)1 43 235 202
Crédit Agricole at a glance.