Credit Agricole

A Retail bank leader in France and in Europe, Crédit Agricole is a first-class partner for the economies in which it operates.

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SocGen said planning job cuts

Axe In Wood

French bank Societe Generale plans to cut 375 jobs across Europe in its securities-services business, a staff union said in a newsletter posted online after meeting with management.


Bank Takeover Battle Now On Horizon

The lives of many Credit Lyonnais employees may have been changed forever this weekend after the French government auctioned off its 10.9% stake in the bank to the highest bidder. BNP Paribas's successful $2.2bn bid looks set to start a takeover battle for Credit Lyonnais which will lead to further consolidation in the French banking industry.