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Economy and Banking Sector of France

Major Banks of France

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BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a French banking and financial services institution. BNP Paribas is one of the largest banks in Europe and in the world. BNP Paribas operates globally, offering retail and corporate and institutional banking products and services at both domestic and international markets.

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In 2017 total assets of BNP Paribas were 1 960,25 bln EUR. In 2017 the bank's net income was 8 207,00 mln EUR.

BNP Paribas is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is A+ (high credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is Aa3 (high grade). BNP Paribas participates in deposit guarantee scheme of France.This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Credit Agricole

Crédit Agricole S.A. is a member of Crédit Agricole group, one of the largest French banking groups and is one of the leading cooperative companies in the world. Traditionally focused on providing retail banking products and services in France, Crédit Agricole has expanded its positions into corporate and investment banking.

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In 2017 total assets of Credit Agricole were 1 550,28 bln EUR. In 2017 the bank's net income was 3 925,00 mln EUR.

Credit Agricole is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is A (high credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is A1 (upper medium grade). Credit Agricole participates in deposit guarantee scheme of France.This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

BPCE

BPCE (Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne) is a cooperative bank, providing its customers a comprehensive range of products and services, including savings and investment solutions, cash management services, financing solutions, insurance, and wholesale banking services.

In 2017 total assets of BPCE were 333,63 bln EUR. In 2017 the bank's net income was 729,00 mln EUR.

BPCE is rated by Fitch. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is A (high credit quality). BPCE participates in deposit guarantee scheme of France.This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Societe Generale

Established in 1864, Société Générale is one of the largest French banks. Société Générale is a universal bank, offering its clients retail, corporate, investment banking products and services as well as private banking and asset management.

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In 2017 total assets of Societe Generale were 1 275,13 bln EUR. In 2017 the bank's net income was 2 806,00 mln EUR.

Societe Generale is rated by Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is A1 (upper medium grade). Societe Generale participates in deposit guarantee scheme of France.This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

HSBC France

HSBC France is focused on assisting French companies in theirinternational development and on assisting individuals in managing their wealth.HSBC France offers financial services to businesses and individuals,including their personal banking needs, asset management,private banking, business and investors, as well as international markets.

In 2017 total assets of HSBC France were 189,75 bln EUR. In 2017 the bank's net income was 172,00 mln EUR.

HSBC France is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is AA- (very high credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is Aa3 (high grade). HSBC France participates in deposit guarantee scheme of France.This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

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