Crédit du Nord is a French retail banking network. It consists of the following banks:
- Banque Courtois, Toulouse, Aquitaine (oldest existing bank in France, founded in 1760)
- Banque Kolb, Alsace, Lorraine
- Banque Laydernier, Savoy
- Banque Nuger, Massif Central
- Banque Rhône-Alpes, Lyon
- Banque Tarneaud, Limoges
- Société Marseillaise de Crédit, Marseille
- Crédit du Nord itself in the rest of France
- Gilbert Dupont, a Stock Brokerage Firm
Crédit du Nord is mainly owned by Société Générale but runs separately from Société Générale’s own French retail banking network. Crédit du Nord specializes in professionals and small businesses. It serves about 1.5 million customers in more than 700 stores (2006).
Crédit du Nord is one of the three components of the Societe Generale banking group’s retail banking network, alongside Boursorama and the Société Générale branch network.
In 2016, the Group’s 7,800 employees and its network of 880 branches serve nearly 2 million individual customers, 290,000 professionals, 49,500 companies, and 59,500 institutional customers.