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United States

In the United States, Credit Agricole CIB offers the full range of the Corporate and Investment Bank's expertise to large corporate clients and financial institutions through several dedicated product lines:
Debt Optimization and Distribution (DOD): originates, structures, and distributes syndicated loans and bi-lateral facilities, as well as Term Loan A and B. It acts as primary underwriter and is active on the secondary market to provide liquidity to investors.
Structured Finance (SFI): originates and structures complex financing with a particular focus and expertise in the energy, infrastructure, transportation, real estate, and lodging sectors.
Global Markets Division (GMD): strong expertise in foreign exchange, interest rates including Repos, USD Government and Corporate bonds, Private Placements, securitization solutions through ABCP conduits or term ABS.
Global Investment Banking: M&A Advisory and Equity Capital Markets, including equity primary market, strategic equity transactions, and structured financial solutions.
International Transaction Banking (ITB): provides export & trade financing, commodities financing, and transactional banking.

Crédit Agricole CIB's strengths

Credit Agricole CIB’s long-term relationships with US-based and international customers are based on the Bank’s capacity to provide competitive and differentiated products.  Of note is the Bank’s particular expertise in cross-border transactions.  Crédit Agricole CIB’s competitive edge stems from the Banks’ ability to provide its wide variety of financing instruments to clients who need cross-border solutions, whether  acquisition finance, export and trade, securitization of receivables, or multi-currency bond issues.  In addition, Crédit Agricole CIB also offers project finance solutions in advisory, equity, and debt, throughout the Americas. 

History and organisation

A specialized client focus complements longstanding coverage of Corporate and financial institutions clients through the banking teams in the United States, Canada, and Latin America.  Credit Agricole CIB in the Americas has developed a client base of more than 300 corporate companies.  Credit Agricole CIB Americas’ headquarters are in New York City, with other US offices in Chicago and Houston, as well as offices in Canada, Mexico, Argentina and Brazil.

International Business Solutions

Located in New York, the International Business Solutions North America of the Crédit Agricole Group assists the Crédit Agricole Group's SME clients with their international operations, by providing expertise on the local environment as well as by securing access to a wide spectrum of banking services in the US.

CA Group International Business Solutions in North America
1301 Avenue of the Americas,
NEW YORK, NY 10019



Marc-André POIRIER, Senior Country Officer
George LEVITT, Chief Operating Officer

Olivier AUDEMARD, Head of Structured Finance International Division
Gary HERZOG, Head of Debt Optimization & Distribution
Gene KIM, Head of Global Markets Division
Blake WRIGHT, Head of Corporate Coverage Division




Telephone calls

Please be aware that phone calls to or from the U.S. Branches of Credit Agricole CIB or Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc. may be recorded.

Key figures

3 locations
Since 1971

Crédit Agricole CIB USA is not only the second largest client franchise of Crédit Agricole CIB, but is also offers to the clients of our international network access to the largest Capital Markets in the world, with Bonds, ABS, Term Loan B, Equities, etc.  The expertise and execution capabilities of our platform exist to serve our US and international clients and promote our efficient cross-border approach, which differentiates us from most of our local competitors.  

Marc-André Poirier, Senior Country Officer