Crédit Agricole S.A. and Santander enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with a view to combining their custody and asset servicing operations
Crédit Agricole S.A. and Santander would hold 69.5% and 30.5% respectively of the combined entity that will keep the name CACEIS
Combination of Santander Securities Services (“S3”) in Spain and Latin America (Brazil, Mexico and Colombia) with CACEIS
S3 Latin American activities would be jointly controlled by the new CACEIS and Santander
The combined entity would be among the major players worldwide and in Europe with EUR 3,343 bn in assets under custody and EUR 1,833 bn in assets under administration
The Crédit Agricole - Pays de France Foundation is becoming involved in the fundraising initiative to rebuild the Cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris.
On Saturday, 13 April from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the Crédit Agricole S.A. group will organise a "Family Day" on both of its campuses. Employees working on the "Evergreen" campus in Montrouge (Hauts-de-Seine) and the "SQY Park" campus in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (Yvelines) are invited to participate in this event with their spouses and children. Nearly 6,000 people, including 3,000 children, are expected to be participating in this new edition.
Crédit Agricole sponsors "Plus fort grâce au sport” (“Stronger Thanks to Sport”), a short program that promotes sport as a vehicle for social and professional growth and integration. This program presents a series of testimonials from amateur and professional athletes for whom sport has resulted in a change of outlook on life as well as self-realization. It will be broadcast every Sunday on TF1 before the 8:00 p.m. television news programme from 7 April 2019, for nearly 6 months.
Amundi Real Estate announces the acquisition of a portfolio of five core office assets in Germany from Warburg-HIH Invest’s “Deutschland Top 5” investment fund.
CACEIS has extended the scope of services it provides to Frankfurt-based Renell Wertpapierhandelsbank AG. Already a Clearing & Settlement Agent for Renell Bank’s OTC fund business, CACEIS gradually took over support in late 2018 for Renell's complete fund, equity and fixed income range. For the funds, this also included the settlement of exchange transactions relating to German regional stock exchanges in Düsseldorf, Berlin and Frankfurt (XETRA T7 and XETRA 2) as well as various segments of the Swiss Stock Exchange (SWX, SFS). CACEIS will provide comprehensive support for Renell Bank in its role as market maker for all the aforementioned asset classes.
Today, Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank S.A. (Crédit Agricole CIB) announces the sale of a 4.9% equity stake in Banque Saudi Fransi (BSF) at a price of 31.50 Saudi Riyals per share, for a total consideration of approximately 1.86 billion Saudi Riyals, equivalent to approximately 440 million euros.
In accordance with the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2), the Crédit Agricole regional banks are making their API available to payment services providers (PSPs), in order to comply with PSD2’s Regulatory Technical Standard (RTS).
On Wednesday 27 February, Bienvenue à la Ferme (Welcome to the Farm) and Crédit Agricole signed a partnership agreement during the 2019 Salon International de l’Agriculture trade fair. The agreement aims to provide farmers with the support and tools needed to develop their agritourism and short-circuit food sales activities and comes at a time of increasing connectivity and rapid changes in consumer behaviour.
On the occasion of the Salon International de l’Agriculture trade fair, the European Investment Bank and the Crédit Agricole group formalised the release of the third and final tranche of the Crédit Agricole SME and Mid-Cap Agriculture II financing programme. Launched in 2016, this €300 million package, divided into three tranches of €100 million, is intended to provide loans at attractive terms to small and medium-sized enterprises in the agricultural, forestry and fisheries sectors over three years.
In one of its latest reports, the World Economic Forum estimated that economic gender parity could be achieved in... 2234! 2234? That sounds like the title of a science-fiction novel. This far-off date seems somewhat exaggerated if we think about the progress made in terms of laws, regulations and awareness of gender equality over the past ten years. And indeed, 2018 was a very busy year in this area.
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