Groupe BPCE

It is a practically new entity that has become the second-largest banking group in France. It carries out its banking activities through its subsidiaries Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne. It offers financial, savings, insurance, investment, and cash management services to clients and companies. It works nationally and internationally in several countries.

History

Groupe BPCE was founded in 2009, but its history dates back to 1818 with the creation of Caisse d’Epargne. It was created to provide all people of that time, regardless of gender or social class, banking services to manage and promote their savings.

Beginning in 1830, it began to establish a network of proximity of branches throughout several cities in the country with a considerable number of inhabitants. Later, in 1878, another essential banking entity called Banque Populaire was created, specially founded for the businessmen of that time.

In 2009, Caisse d’Epargne and Banque Populaire merged to form Groupe BPCE. They decided to create that institution due to the financial crisis that had occurred a year earlier in the country. In this way, it overcame those moments of economic problems and consolidated more as a banking group. In 2016, it bought the German bank Fidor. It also purchased the Oney Bank in 2019. Before that, it sold part of Nexity and Banca Carige (its subsidiaries).

Swift Code

This code is used in international bank transfers: CCBPFRPP.

Number of Employees

The Groupe BPCE has 105,000 employees.

Rating

The rating is the evaluation of a bank and the risks it can take in case of not paying a debt. Moody’s, S&P, and Fitch are the agencies in charge of it.

 Groupe BPCE has a rating of:

  • S&P = A+.
  • Moody’s = A1.
  • Fitch = A+.

A+ (S&P Global) = It means that the economic situation could affect the financing.

A1 (Moody’s) = It has medium-high quality, low credit risk, but with elements that suggest a susceptibility to long-term deterioration.

A+ (Fitch) = It refers to the high solvency capacity and low risk of default.

Headquarters

The headquarters are located in Paris, France.

Website

The website of the Groupe BPCE is http://www.groupebpce.fr

Services

It offers a wide variety of retail, wholesale, corporate, insurance, and investment banking products and services to all its clients and companies. It also allows basic banking operations such as deposits, payments, transfers, loans, and mortgages.

It provides individuals with asset and wealth management services so that they can safely maintain their most valuable income.

Contact

  • Address: 50 Avenue Pierre Mendès-France, 75013 Paris, France.
  • Phone Number: +33 1 58 40 41 42.