Crédit Agricole CIB strengthens its Nordics presence with Denmark branch opening

The Bank announces the opening of a branch in Copenhagen, Denmark.

This initiative is part of the Bank’s strategic plan consisting of reinforcing Crédit Agricole CIB’s ambition in Europe and as part of it seize the great potential the Nordic market brings. 

Crédit Agricole CIB has already been serving the Danish market for decades from its network in the Nordic region. The Bank now benefits from a local presence that will enable it to better support its clients’ needs and accompany them with their business development.

As a global leader in sustainable finance, Crédit Agricole CIB will in particular develop its CSR offer for companies and financial institutions in Denmark, a country which has placed energy transition and renewables at the core of its economy. Thus, the Bank aims at offering a strong value proposition to accompany its Danish clients in their sustainability journey.

Frédéric Beaujean will become the Denmark Branch Manager. Based in Copenhagen, Frédéric will report to Blake Wright, Senior Country Officer for the Nordic Countries. He also remains in his current role as Senior Banker, Private Capital Group for the Nordics.


Georg Orssich, Senior Regional Officer for Europe (excl. France) at Crédit Agricole CIB, commented, “We are excited to expand our footprint in Denmark. The Nordic region is a priority market under our strategic plan in Europe. It is a region with highly rated corporate clients and forward-thinking views on ESG issues, and we are committed to further investing in this market and building long-lasting relationships with our clients.”


Blake Wright, Senior Country Officer for the Nordic Countries at Crédit Agricole CIB added, “The Nordics represents the fourth largest market in Europe in terms of wallet size and is a market with significant upside potential. The branch opening is a continuation of a long history of our service to the Danish market and complements our existing Nordics network in Sweden, Norway and Finland. Through the new local set-up, we will be able to offer the Bank’s full range of products to Danish clients.”  


Anne Hougaard Jensen, Invest in Denmark Director shared, “We have been supporting the Credit Agricole CIB team in their set up in Denmark the last months and we are now pleased to welcome them in Denmark. This is a strategic move strengthening their presence in the Nordics region. It showcases that Denmark is an attractive country for foreign investments. Furthermore, the Bank’s ambitious ESG strategy supports the strong focus that Denmark has on energy transition and thus opens the door for future investment opportunities.”