|Industry||Finance and Insurance|
|Founded||May 1, 2004|
|Philippe Brassac (Chairman)|
Jacques Ripoll (CEO)
Jean-François Balaÿ, Deputy CEO
Régis Monfront, Deputy CEO
Isabelle GirolamiDeputy CEO
Number of employees
Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB, formerly Calyon) is Crédit Agricole's corporate and investment banking entity. With a staff of 7,395 employees (excluding private banking) in 32 countries, Crédit Agricole CIB is active in a broad range of capital markets, investment banking and financing activities. Clients are primarily corporates, governments, and banks, with a small footprint in the investor segment.
Calyon was created in May 2004 by the transfer of assets from Crédit Lyonnais' Corporate and Investment Banking division to Crédit Agricole Indosuez (CAI), which had been created in 1996 with the purchase of Banque Indosuez by Crédit Agricole.
The division was rebranded Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank (CACIB) in Feb 2010.
In July 2018, Jacques Ripoll has been appointed CEO of CACIB, in replacement of Jean-Yves Hocher
Its activities are arranged into eight major divisions: Client Coverage & International Network, Debt Optimization & Distribution, Global Investment Bank, Global Markets Division, Structured Finance, International Trade & Transaction Banking, Sustainable Banking and niche activities (Islamic Banking and RMB offer).
Debt Optimisation and Distribution business line, covering corporates and financial institutions, is dedicated to the origination, structuring and arrangement of syndicated and bilateral medium-term and long-term loans. It is also in charge of underwriting and of primary and secondary distribution of syndicated loans to banks and non-bank institutional investors.
In France and throughout the world, Global Investment Banking helps the Bank's clients by advising them on issues related to "top-half of the balance sheet" (i.e. equity) transactions and structuring and executing specialised financing (Telecom Finance and Structured Financial Solutions).
Global Markets handles all sales and trading activities on the primary and secondary markets (rates, credit, foreign exchange, fixed-income, securitisation and treasury) for products designed for corporates, financial institutions and large issuers. These trading and sales entities are supported by research departments.
The Structured Finance business consists in originating, structuring, and financing operations involving large-scale investments in France and abroad, often backed by collateral security (e.g. aircraft, ships, corporate real estate, or commodities), as well as complex and structured loans.
Through a worldwide network, the International Trade and Transaction Banking department provides a wide range of solutions to Corporate and Financial Institutions clients for their working capital and international trade needs
Crédit Agricole CIB advises its clients on operations integrating social and environmental considerations.
In 2011, Crédit Agricole CIB announced the closing of equity derivatives and commodities.