Brazil

In Brazil, Crédit Agricole CIB offers tailored solutions for local markets and access to a wide range of products and services available in the group network to large Brazilian corporates, financial institutions and multi-national companies.

Crédit Agricole CIB's strengths

Crédit Agricole CIB has been present in Brazil for more than 70 years with local teams, bringing to its clients the Group’s expertise mainly in the areas of export, trade & commodity finance, syndicated loans, project finance, M&A, securitization, standard & structured capital markets products, fixed income markets and derivative solutions. 

Its capacity to execute large transactions has allowed Crédit Agricole to be among the top banks dealing with the main companies from various sectors of the Brazilian economy such as Oil & Gas, Pulp & Paper, Metals & Mining, Power & Utilities, Diversified Industries & Services, Agri-Food and Automotive, among others. 

Leveraging on the strong experience of the group with the commodities sector, Crédit Agricole CIB in Brazil provides several financing solutions for agro-industrial and trading companies.  

History and organisation 

Crédit Agricole CIB’s continuous presence for more than 70 years in Brazil is proof of its commitment to its clients in the country. These are mainly the biggest Brazilian companies in key sectors and international clients whose presence have been growing in Brazil. 

Locally, Crédit Agricole CIB offers a full range of products and services through several dedicated product lines based in Sao Paulo, New York and Europe: 

  • International Trade and Transaction Banking (ITB): offers a wide range of products including ECA-guaranteed financing (Euler Hermes, Finnvera, Nexi, Eximbank, etc), Trade Finance (local and international guarantees, letters of credit, ACC/ACE, NCE and forfaiting), Supply Chain (receivables discounting through electronic platforms) and Commodities Finance (short and long term financing including ACC/ACE, PPE, CDCA and NCE).
  • Debt Optimization and Distribution (DOD): originating, structuring and arranging syndicated loans and medium long-term bilateral facilities. DOD is also in charge of underwriting and distributing on primary and secondary markets syndicated loans. 
  • Global Markets Division (GMD): includes treasury, foreign exchange, derivatives and structured products (HIS – Hedging and Investment Solutions) and capital markets and securitization (FFS – Funding and Financing Solutions).
  • Structured Finance (SFI): originates and structures complex financing with a particular focus and expertise in the energy, infrastructure and transportation sectors. 
  • Global Investment Banking (GIB): M&A advisory and Equity Capital Markets, including equity primary market, strategic equity transactions, and structured financial solutions.

International business solutions 

Located in Sao Paulo, the Crédit Agricole Group International Business Solutions "Latin America" assists Crédit Agricole's mid-cap corporate customers, mainly from Europe, with their Latin American operations, by providing expertise on the local environment as well as by securing access to a wide spectrum of banking services.

Contact: internationaldesks@ca-cib.com

Contact 

CA Indosuez Brasil - Rio de Janeiro

Av. Rio Branco, 1 – SI 1711 – 17⁰ andar Centro – Rio de Janeiro – RJ – CEP 20090-003

CA Indosuez Brasil - Rio de Janeiro

Av. Rio Branco, 1 – SI 1711 – 17⁰ andar Centro – Rio de Janeiro – RJ – CEP 20090-003

Banco Crédit Agricole Brasil S.A. - Sao Paulo

Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 4.440, 3º andar
Itaim Bibi, São Paulo, SP
04538-132

Banco Crédit Agricole Brasil S.A. - Sao Paulo

Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 4.440, 3º andar
Itaim Bibi, São Paulo, SP
04538-132

The word of the SCO

Yves-Marie Gayet

With more than 70 years of presence in Brazil, Crédit Agricole CIB´s teams have a deep knowledge of Brazilian economy and its key sectors as well as local markets and major players. The local presence of product and coverage teams in Sao Paulo is a key advantage to ensure maximum proximity to our clients. Crédit Agricole CIBs’ full banking coverage and the strong integration of Brazil within the worldwide Crédit Agricole CIB network allows us to meet both onshore and offshore needs.

Yves-Marie Gayet, Senior Country Officer