The Banques Populaires network, with 7,800,000 customers (including 3,800,000 member-stakeholders) and more than 3,300 branches, is part of France’s second-largest banking group, the BPCE Group.
Banques Populaires and Caisse d'Epargne have joined together to form France’s second-largest banking group, with 36 million customers, 8 million member-stakeholders and 125,000 employees. A major financial partner to individual customers, businesses and the economy as a whole, the BPCE Group provides a comprehensive range of banking, financial and real estate services. The Group is faithful to the cooperative values of Banques Populaires and Caisses d’Epargne, and relies on all of its networks to promote a mutually supportive entrepreneurial society.
The Banque Populaire network is built on strong shared values and strives for a harmonious balance between solid operational performance and a constant concern for the collective interest. It consists of 17 Banque Populaire regional banks, the CASDEN Banque Populaire, and the Crédit Coopératif. These independent banks provide all aspects of the bancassurance service and maintain a close relationship with their customers.
A bank of entrepreneurs since inception, the Banque Populaire network can today serve as both generalist and specialist to meet the needs of each of its markets. To do so, it combines the expertise of its various entities and covers the entire territory.
This wealth of expertise allows the Group to be a key player in such diverse areas as :
- Individual retirement savings accounts,
- Credit insurance or business factoring,
- Social economy, electronic banking and franchise financing for merchants,
- Creation of business recovery plans for small and mid-sized businesses.
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