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The major events in Natixis’ history

The major events in Natixis’ history
YearEvent
2009Creation of Groupe BPCE, France’s second-largest banking group.Creation of BPCE formed out of the merger between CNCE and Banque Fédérale des Banques Populaires
2006Creation of Natixis. IXIS’ activities pooled with those of Natexis Banques Populaires
2004Caisse Nationale des Caisses d’Epargne acquires CDC IXIS. Groupe Caisse d’Epargne becomes a global banking player. Creation of IXIS CIB and IXIS AM
2001Spin-off of all Caisse des Dépôts’ non-public service financial activities to create CDC IXIS, corporate and investment bankings
1999Creation of Caisse Nationale des Caisses d’Epargne (CNCE)
1999Natexis S.A. becomes Natexis Banques Populaires after CCBP’s transfer of businesses to Natexis S.A. CCBP becomes Banque Fédérale des Banques Populaires
1998CCBP buys Natexis S.A., which becomes Groupe Banque Populaire’s listed vehicle
1996Creation of Natexis S.A. out of the union of Crédit National and BFCE: the first all-French banking merger for almost 30 years
1946Creation of Banque Française du Commerce Extérieur (BFCE) in order to finance international trade transactions
1921Creation of Caisse Centrale des Banques Populaires (CCBP)
1919Creation of Crédit National in order to facilitate repair of damage caused during World War I
1878Creation of the first Banque Populaire bank in Angers; The Banque Populaire banks were founded by individual entrepreneurs in order to finance their projects
1837The management of passbook savings accounts is entrusted to Caisse des Dépôts. The number of Caisse d’Epargne banks grows from 284 in 1839 to 364 in 1847
1818Creation of the 1st Caisse d’Epargne bank in Paris to promote, collect and manage the general public’s savings. The savings passbook is born