Arkéa announces a centre of excellence project to develop international fintechs from Brest
Arkéa has announced the launch of a centre of excellence project, in Brest, to develop and support fintechs*. Ronan Le Moal, Arkéa’s Chief Executive Officer, unveiled this new project at the West Web Festival, an event held in western France for players in the digital ecosystem.
ARKEA condemned the placing under trusteeship of six local savings banks by the Massif Central federation and gave its full support to the Chairmen of the local savings banks and their Boards of Directors
ARKEA group condemned the placing under trusteeship of six local savings banks* of Crédit Mutuel Massif Central, decided by the Massif Central federation on Friday 29 June by the Board of Directors. The Group fully supports the Chairmen of the local savings banks concerned and their Boards of Directors and salutes their daily and unconditional commitment to serving members and clients.
ARKEA's Board of Directors devised the technical plan for its future organisation
ARKEA's Board of Directors, meeting today in Bordeaux, has defined the draft organisational scheme of the future independent group. This scheme respects the cooperative, mutualist and territorial identity of the group.
The Confédération Nationale du Crédit Mutuel tried to force it through to hinder Arkéa's independence process
Brest, 20 April 2018 - Two days after the announcement of the final results of the votes cast by Arkéa’s local savings banks in favour of the independence, the Confédération Nationale du Crédit Mutuel is trying to hinder the implementation of the independence process by granting itself exorbitant powers to impose sanctions. The Arkéa Group will take all necessary measures to ensure that the choice of local savings banks is respected.
Local savings banks choose independence for Arkéa at 94.5%
Following the consultation process initiated by the local savings banks of Arkéa Group and the meeting of the Boards of directors of the federations, Arkéa Group is today officializing the results of the votes cast by the 307 local savings banks. 94.5% of local savings banks voted in favour of independence for Arkéa, which will thus become an independent territorial cooperative and mutual group.