Crédit du Nord: a strong culture of local relationships

The Crédit du Nord Group has built a unique model of local banks within a network of regional banks, characterised by close relationships with customers.

Eight regional banks

Across France, the eight regional banks of the Crédit du Nord Group – Courtois, Crédit du Nord, Kolb, Laydernier, Nuger, Rhône-Alpes, Tarneaud and Société Marseillaise de Crédit – operate with a high level of independence and have a perfect knowledge of the local economic fabric. Customers enjoy all the advantages of a regional bank on a human scale coupled with those of a nationwide banking group.

The Crédit du Nord Group

Crédit du Nord : Huit banques régionales (carte de France)


For figures as of 31 December 2015

  • 8 regional banks

  • 1 stockbroking firm: Gilbert Dupont

  • A network of 899 branches

  • Close to 9,000 employees

  • More than 2 million individual customers

  • 274,000 professional and not-for-profit customers

  • 54,000 business and institutional customers

Building strong individual ties

Each bank in the Crédit du Nord Group strives to build strong individual ties with its customers. The excellent relationships they maintain with their customers on a daily basis, founded on willingness to listen and readiness to help, is reflected in market studies. The surveys carried out by research institute CSA over the last decade among customers of the main French banking groups systematically put the Crédit du Nord Group among the leaders for the three Individuals, Professionals and Business markets.