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Global presence


United Arab Emirates

Crédit Agricole CIB was one of the first foreign banks to establish operations in the MENA region. Our long history (40 years) and in-depth knowledge coupled with strong commitment to this region have enabled us to form strong, lasting relationships with our clients.

Crédit Agricole CIB is present in below countries covering the whole MENA region:

-UAE (regional hub) – Abu Dhabi and Dubai
-Saudi Arabia (Bank Saudi Fransi – an affiliate with whom we have a strategic partnership)

Crédit Agricole CIB works with Crédit Agricole Egypt and Crédit du Maroc to provide clients with solutions in Egypt and Morocco.
Crédit Agricole is also present indirectly in Lebanon via CA Indosuez Switzerland (Lebanon) SAL.

Our strengths

Crédit Agricole CIB MENAMiddle East and North Africa provides expert advice and a comprehensive range of products and services tailored to the complex needs of both multinational and local corporate clients as well as governments, sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions, asset managers, private equity funds and family offices.
Our diverse range of solutions includes Capital Markets, Structured Finance, Islamic Banking, Corporate Banking, Treasury, Strategic Equity, M&A and Acquisition Finance.
Leveraging our global presence we support our international network through our position as a regional liquidity provider and its activity as a market maker in MENA currencies. 
CACIB’s Global Islamic Banking experts work across all business lines and geographies to create financial instruments that allow our clients to invest and manage risk according to ShariaIslamic law as revealed in the Quran and through the example of Prophet Muhammad.
A Sharia compliant product meets the requirements of Islamic law.
Sharia Board is the committee of Islamic scholars available to an Islamic financial institution for guidance and supervision in the development of Sharia compliant products.
law. The Islamic Banking franchise is a recognized leader.

Recognized leadership


International Business Solutions

Located in Paris, the Crédit Agricole Group International Business Solutions 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.

Crédit Agricole Group International Business Solutions in Middle-East,
9, Quai du Président Paul Doumer



Crédit Agricole CIB in MENA

Mazin MANNA, Chief Executive Officer

Laurent COLIN, Chief Operating Officer

Xavier ARNAIL, Senior Banker – Corporate Banking

Fiji VARGHESE, Head of International Trade

Khaled AL MASRI, Head of Financial Institutions

Koceila MAAMES, Head of Global Markets Division

Hicham ACHKI,  Global Islamic Banking

Michele ZOVIGHIAN, Transaction Banking


Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi

Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi

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2 locations
Since 1975


"The mix of history, product expertise, geographic presence, long standing commitment to the region and our international network will allow us to support our clients in their growth ambitions within and outside the MENA region"

Mazin Manna, SCO MENA