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A universal cooperative banking model serving customers and the economy

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Groupe BPCE is the second-largest banking group in France. Through its 105,000 staff, the group serves 36 million customers - individuals, professionals, companies, investors and local government bodies – around the world. It operates in the retail banking and insurance fields in France via its two large networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne, along with Banque Palatine. With Natixis, it also runs global asset management, corporate & investment banking and payments business lines.

2019 figures

36 million customers as at 12/31/2019


9 million cooperative shareholders


105,000 employees


Net banking income of

€24.3bn as at 12/31/2019


Present in over

40 countries


Assets under management

17th worldwide as at 12/31/2019 (source Cerulli Associates)


Natixis listed on Euronext Paris CAC Next 20



Performance founded on the strength of our cooperative model and expertise

Our successful universal cooperative banking model is built around strong, well-recognized brands with close ties to their customers. With retail banking standing at the heart of our strategy, our decentralized organization fosters a spirit of enterprise and allows us to operate from a long-term perspective.  

Our cooperative model is both modern and historic, and we are convinced it is a model for the future, in tune with the expectations of society.

Groupe BPCE is the second-largest banking group in France and finances over 20% of the French economy.

Serving our customers in all their projects

Whether individuals, professionals, not-for-profit associations, businesses of all sizes…, our customers have constantly-evolving expectations and ever-increasing demands in terms of accessibility, personal attention, advice and service. 

Our organization based on four core business lines in France and internationally ensures we can respond to these needs by delivering tailored solutions through all distribution channels: 

  • Retail Banking & Insurance
  • Asset and Wealth Management 
  • Corporate & Investment Banking
  • Payments

Whether regional, national or international, our banks harness their short-decision making circuits to support customers in all their projects.    

14 Banques Populaires banks including 2 national affinity banks, CASDEN and Crédit Coopératif


15 Caisses d’Epargne


Natixis elected

the most innovative investment bank for climate and sustainable development (Source : The Banker Investment Banking Awards 2018)



20% of the market in France (Source : Natixis)



Our ability to transform ourselves to better serve our customers is key to our success 

Our strategic plan out to 2020, TEC 2020, is designed to respond to the ongoing technological revolution. One of our priorities is to make our retail banking business even stronger. We are accelerating our digital transformation, in order to offer customers and staff greater simplicity, autonomy and efficiency, and thereby open up new prospects for growth. Natixis is also pursuing the same goals, by developing areas of expertise that make a difference and digitalizing its offering.