Banking and insurance services within everyone's reach
Crédit Mutuel Arkéa has long provided locally based banking and insurance services to individuals, sole proprietorships (trades people, merchants, professionals) and companies generating less than €10 million in annual revenue.
At a time when easy access to services is gaining in popularity among consumers, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa has made this a focal point of its development strategy. The first bank to offer its services on the Internet (1995) and to develop an application for smartphones (iPhone app in 2009) and Google GlassTM (2014), in 2009 the Group launched Fortuneo Banque, which is already an online banking leader in France and Belgium.
In 2015, the acquisition of Leetchi, which designs online payment solutions for individuals and companies, further strengthens Crédit Mutuel Arkéa’s presence in the digital universe and online finance. With more than 5 million customers, leetchi.com is the leader in online money pots in Europe. Mangopay, its other activity, is the leading payment solution for the sharing economy and marketplaces, with more than 900 customer platforms in 22 countries. Leetchi collected €200 million through its various services in 2015. Crédit Mutuel Arkéa also teamed up with Le Télégramme to launch Kengo, a crowdfunding platform designed to support projects involving Brittany and its people.