Our Network in Australia
Crédit Agricole CIB provides a wide range of products and advisory services to support clients to meet their financing needs, underpinning ESG in all its solutions.
Through leveraging a global network, our teams offer extensive expertise in global markets and real assets financing. We serve a clientele encompassing Australian and New Zealand leading companies, multinational corporations, financial institutions and the public sector.
1970 first presence in Australia
Financing and banking solutions
Crédit Agricole CIB’s teams support clients in their development in Australia and New Zealand as well as in their growth strategy internationally. In Australia, Crédit Agricole CIB has a strong track record in cross border advisory services, as well as in short and medium term financing in Australian dollar (AUD) and other currencies.
With a wealth of experience in the project, real estate, and acquisition finance sectors, Crédit Agricole CIB has arranged some of Australia's major infrastructure projects, trophy property financings, and largest leveraged buyouts. The Bank has developed strong relationships with financial sponsors, construction contractors, as well as major Australian-based corporations and investors in the power, natural resources, infrastructure and property sectors.
In addition to financing services, Crédit Agricole CIB in Australia is also a debt capital markets and fixed income house, active in bond issuances, interest rates, foreign exchange trading and hedging.
With the ambition to protect the climate and foster sustainable development, Crédit Agricole CIB Australia supports socially and environmentally responsible financings through a comprehensive advisory approach and innovative solutions. As a pioneer and leader in green and sustainable bonds, green loans and renewable finance, Crédit Agricole CIB assists clients in all stages of their energy transition and decarbonisation strategy, thanks to a dedicated team of sustainable investment banking experts.
International solutions for Crédit Agricole mid-cap clients
The Crédit Agricole Group International Business Solutions Asia-Pacific team supports mid-cap corporate clients’ international operations in the region, through expert advisory services on the local environment and access to a wide spectrum of banking services and tailored financing solutions across markets and sectors.
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History and organisation
Having served clients in Australia for over a half-century, Crédit Agricole CIB’s history in the country dates back to the early 1970s, obtaining a full subsidiary status shortly after. Since then, Crédit Agricole CIB has firmly established itself as a leading foreign bank in Australia. In 2022, Crédit Agricole CIB strengthened its local operations in Australia as a licenced bank.
Crédit Agricole CIB in Australia operates through offices in Sydney and Melbourne, with a local set-up comprising the Coverage, Global Markets, Energy & Real Assets, and Corporate & Leverage Finance business lines.
"Crédit Agricole CIB has been servicing Australian and international clients since 1970 through our core expertise and our experienced teams who have led some of the largest and most complex financings in the Australian market. With the enhanced relevance as a licenced banking partner in Australia, we are strongly positioned to further strengthen our existing client relationship by fully delivering on their evolving needs.”
Patrick De Talancé
Senior Country Officer for Australia