Crédit Agricole S.A. in Establishment of Bond Issuance Program in Japan and Subsequent Offering for Aggregate Amount of JPY 65.3 Billion

June 27, 2013

Cleary Gottlieb recently represented Crédit Agricole S.A. in the establishment of a bond issuance program in Japan, which became effective on June 27 and the subsequent offerings of JPY 22.4 billion fixed rate bonds due June 2015, JPY 12 billion fixed rate bonds due June 2016, JPY 13.5 billion fixed rate bonds due June 2018, JPY 15.9 billion floating rate bonds due June 2016 and JPY 1.5 billion floating rate bonds due June 2018. The offerings closed on June 27.

These offerings were led by Crédit Agricole Securities Asia B.V., Tokyo Branch, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd., Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. and SMBC Nikko Securities Inc. as Joint Lead Managers.

Crédit Agricole S.A. is the lead bank of the Crédit Agricole Group. Crédit Agricole S.A. acts as the central body of the Crédit Agricole network and, as such, coordinates the regional bank’s sales and marketing strategy, ensures the liquidity and insolvency of each of the entities in the Crédit Agricole network and designs and manages specialized financial products that are distributed primarily by the regional banks and LCL. The Crédit Agricole network’s business segments include (i) international retail banking, (ii) specialized financial services, (iii) asset management, insurance and private banking and (iv) corporate and investment banking. Crédit Agricole S.A. is listed on Euronext Paris.