Fortuneo Banque, a Crédit Mutuel Arkéa's subsidiary, has been sponsoring the profesionnal cycling team Fortuneo - Oscaro since 2013. The team has deep Breton roots and identity. Its passion for cycling and its four Tour winners (Lucien Petit-Breton, Jean Robic, Louison Bobet and Bernard Hinault) make Brittany a hotbed and, in some way, the cradle of French cycling. The team turned heads in its first four Tour de France starts thanks to joining numerous breakaways.
Crédit Mutuel Arkéa sponsors a photo exhibition in tribute to US soldiers who landed in Brest in 1917.
With its Ark'ensol association, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa affirms its commitment to serving its home regions.
In a difficult economic environment and while undergoing a profound transformation, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa achieved record earnings. Its strong commercial and financial performance reflects the effectiveness of the particularly original and audacious strategy implemented by the Group since 2008 and confirms its intrinsic financial strength.
Crédit Mutuel Arkéa has launched an investment fund dedicated to support pioneers in three lines of business : the energy transition towards renewable energy, the circular economy and societal entrepreneurship. This € 20M fund will be able to support early stage venture capital funding of innovative firms.
Crédit Mutuel Arkéa announced that it has acquired all of the business activities of Keytrade Bank, the undisputed Belgian leader for online banking. The transaction enables the Group to significantly accelerate its international development, which is one of the objectives of its Arkéa 2020 strategic business plan. Meanwhile, Keytrade Bank will continue its growth trajectory backed by a very solid and actively engaged banking group.
Crédit Mutuel Arkéa’s business-to-business (BtoB)* activities, which were launched in the late 1980s through distribution agreements with third-party branch networks, are generating additional growth thanks to private label banking services. Dominique Andro, Associate Executive Officer of Crédit Mutuel Arkéa and the head of Specialized Networks and Services, sheds light on this component of the Group’s strategy.
Arkéa Banque Entreprises et Institutionnels, which supports all contributors to regional economic development, has earmarked an amount of €100 M for environmental transition investments.
Crédit Mutuel Arkéa and BpiFrance contributed to the launch of the Hardware Club's first institutional fund. The Hardware Club is the first community-based venture firm for hardware startups.It looks for outstanding founders, building game-changing products or technologies, targeting very large markets.
Crédit Mutuel Arkéa innovates lauching « Max », its own Fintech that will provide many services including non-financial services.
Crédit Mutuel Arkéa and IBM completed their first blockchain project to improve the bank’s ability to verify customer identity. The result of this successful pilot is an operational permissioned blockchain network that provides a view of customer identity to enable compliance with Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements. This demonstrates the disruptive capabilities of blockchain technology beyond common transaction-oriented use cases.
Apigee® (NASDAQ: APIC), developer of an intelligent API platform for digital business, announced that Crédit Mutuel Arkea, a leading mutual, cooperative banking and insurance company in France, has selected the Apigee Edge API management software to help it harness the power of APIs (application programming interfaces) for its online banking and insurance solutions
Later this year, Credit Mutuel Arkea will bring Apple Pay to customers in France. Apple Pay will be available to all customers from Credit Mutuel de Bretagne, Credit Mutuel du Sud Ouest, Credit Mutuel du Massif Central, the online bank Fortuneo, the personal financial advisor Max and Arkea Banque Privée. Apple Pay, an easy, secure, private way to pay, is fast and convenient and is transforming mobile payment.
Crédit Mutuel Arkéa gives its support to Ashoka's “Tech for Good” accelerator : ShareIT. ShareIT is dedicated to foster collaboration between leading social innovators and top tech talents, to build solutions that will address the most pressing social and environmental issues. All supported entrepreneurs will be offered a work desk within the “Ashoka Village” at the heart of Station F.
Crédit Mutuel Arkéa has set up a new Executive Committee whose mission is to support the group's business plan : Arkéa 2020.