(PRESS RELEASE) MONTROUGE, 5-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Crédit Agricole CIB, the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 12th largest banking group worldwide, has announced the appointment of Laurent Capes as its Head of Global Investment Banking, effective date 1st September 2022. In this capacity, Laurent will succeed Hélène Combe-Guillemet who is retiring, and will report to Didier Gaffinel, Deputy General Manager in charge of Global Coverage and Investment Banking. The position will be based in Paris and Laurent will also become a member of the Bank’s Management Committee.
Laurent Capes has strong expertise in investment banking with extensive experience in the Coverage of Large Clients in France and abroad.
Laurent started his career at the World Bank in 1997. In 1999, he joined the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry in the Treasury Department, where he worked on several privatisation transactions. After joining Deutsche Bank in 2003 in the Investment Banking department, he became a Senior Banker in 2011 at Natixis. He joined Crédit Agricole CIB in 2015 as a Senior Banker in the Large French Clients team, focusing on public sector companies, and was appointed Head of Global Coverage Organisation in January 2019.
Laurent Capes is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique, the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and the London School of Economics.
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Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 10th largest banking group worldwide in terms of balance sheet size (The Banker, July 2022). More than 8,900 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa support the Bank’s clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world. Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital markets activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade. The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.
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