Presentation of the group

The history of Crédit Agricole

Our nearly 140-year legacy demonstrates our strength in pursuit of usefulness and universality. Currently the 10th largest bank in the world, we have supported society’s major transformations from the outset.

  • 2021
    • Acquisition of Lyxor by Amundi
    • Acquisition of Creval by CA Italy
    • 100% unwinding of the Switch guarantee
    • Acquisition of Olinn by CA Leasing & Factoring
    • Acquisition of Pioneer Investments by Amundi
    • Integration of Banca Leonardo and three Italian Banks
  • 2015
    • Amundi initial public offering
  • 2006
    • Acquisition of Cariparma, CA Egypt and CA Ukraine
    • Acquisition of Crédit Lyonnais (renamed LCL in 2005) and acquisition of Finaref
  • 1988
    • Privatisation act concerning CNCA, which became a French Public Limited Company (Société Anonyme) owned by the Regional Banks
  • 1899
    • Viger Act which allowed the creation of the Regional Banks
    • Creation of the first Local Bank in Poligny (Jura)