Activity/organization/distribution structure

As well as being a local bank present throughout France, Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale deploys its expertise and values at the international level. In Europe and throughout the world, Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale is building its identity, pursuing responsible and sustainable growth and adapting to the economic challenges of all regions.

Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale is present in more than 50 countries through its subsidiaries and its network of representative offices and branches, and generates 25% of its business internationally.

With operations on all continents, the 32 Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale representative offices support business leaders with their international development projects.

They complement the branch banking networks in Germany, Spain and Switzerland, and the branch offices in London, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and Brussels. Our capacity to support our clients in these key regions of the world is a decisive advantage for Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale's corporate client base.

Products/services offered

International business is a significant growth driver for the companies supported by Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale. With operations spanning one in three SMEs and nearly one in two of those doing business internationally, Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale develops banking products and services designed to secure and finance international transactions: documentary letters of credit, international guarantees, cash flow and foreign exchange risk management and financing for transactions and working capital.

Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale's development advisory subsidiary, CIC Aidexport, is made up of a team of international experts who work in close proximity to clients, proposing a broad range of services and advice in areas such as multi-market targeting, the selection of business, banking or equity capital partners, support with setting up operations abroad, etc.

As part of its advisory services to businesses seeking to expand their international activities, Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale pays particular attention to:

  • meeting the changing requirements of companies by developing an appropriate range of products and level of service;
  • the level of expertise of the international business development mangers who provide support to the Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale business development managers, who in turn are responsible for the quality of our day-to-day relations with our customers;
  • risk management at international level, in particular operational compliance.

Customers who already do business internationally and those seeking to develop international operations are given support in drawing up a strategy, capturing and growing revenue and securing their transactions.

Recent events

  • new branch established in Brussels (end of 2019)

Key figures

37 representative offices

5 branches (London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Brussels)

Covering 50 countries worldwide