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Crédit Agricole CIB is present in Greece through a representative office based in Piraeus, the country's major port. The Greek representative office is the Bank's ambassador in the Greek ship-finance scene, with wide recognition in the market place for its expertise and knowledge. The unique purpose of the office is to market the ship-finance activities of the Bank, and support the merchant fleet controlled, owned and managed by Greek interests.


Crédit Agricole CIB's strengths

Crédit Agricole CIB is today one of the leaders in the Greek shipping scene, ranking consistently among the top 5 banks in ship-finance. The Bank enjoys wide market recognition as a prime player and has built a reputation for consistency in business strategy, lending practices and in-depth knowledge of shipping markets. The continuity and dedication of the local team integrated into a world wide ship-finance network, coordinated from Paris, are essential ingredients in ensuring a high quality clientele and portfolio. Crédit Agricole CIB gives preference to lasting relationships with its customers and is active in all shipping market segments financing both new and young second vessels, including bulk carriers, oil and gas carriers, containerships, offshore vessels, but excluding any coastal ferry business.


History and organisation

Set-up in 1987 in the city of Piraeus,  Crédit Agricole CIB  Representative Office represents the interests of the Shipping Finance of the Bank in Greece, and is dedicated in originating, structuring, arranging and syndicating credit facilities to Greek shipping companies worldwide, under the umbrella of the Bank’s Structured Finance métier/Shipping Finance Department based in Paris. The loans and accounts’ administration are handled out of the Paris-based dedicated middle office. The Piraeus team consists of five officers and two support staff.


International Business Solutions

Located in Paris, the Crédit Agricole Group International Business Solutions "Benelux, Greece, Turkey" assists Crédit Agricole's mid-cap corporate customers with their international operations, by providing expertise on the local environment as well as by securing access to a wide spectrum of banking services abroad.

Contact:
Crédit Agricole Group International Business Solutions Benelux, Greece, Turkey
12, place des Etats-Unis, 92120 Montrouge 

internationaldesks@ca-cib.com


Contacts

Mrs Nicoletta PANAYIOTOPOULOS
Mr Dimitri DASKALOPOULOS


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Key figures

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More than 30 years of expertise