Credit Agricole SA at a Glance

The Buzz

  • "French domestic giant; strong regional name"
  • "Too French"
  • "Solid retail bank"
  • "Average"

About Credit Agricole SA

French farmers

France's Crédit Agricole SA built its sound reputation and support base by lending to farmers, and today it operates one of the largest retail network of banks in the country. As of July 2014, the French bank was the world's eighth-largest bank as measured by total assets. The firm is also a formidable investment bank. Crédit Agricole CIB (Corporate and Investment Bank) offers clients capital markets, investment banking, structured finance, and corporate banking services. The CIB unit has offices in Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxemborg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the U.K. Worldwide, Crédit Agricole employs more than 75,000 people. The bank is led by its CEO, Jean-Paul Chifflet,who grew up on a farm and joined Crédit Agricole in 1973; 37 years later, in 2010, he was named its CEO. 

Credit Agricole SA

91-93 Blvd. Pasteur
Paris 75015
Phone: +33-1-43-23-52-02
Fax: +33-1-43-23-34-48


  • Employer Type: Public
  • Stock Symbol: ACA
  • Stock Exchange: Euronext
  • CEO: Jean-Paul Chifflet
  • 2014 Employees: 75,529

Major Office Locations

  • Paris, France