CoopCentral is a Colombian financial cooperative with 17 branches around the country, reportedly has received approval to become a cooperative banking institution.
This will provide for stricter governmental oversight of the bank and allow CoopCentral to use the national clearinghouse to transfer money to and from other banks in the clearinghouse’s network.
CoopCentral ambitions to be by 2020 the only bank, owned and cooperative in nature, at the specialized service of the solidarity sector, positioned as a leader in the provision of financial products to the solidarity sector, its associates and customers, through a network of 800 efficient integrated offices and competitively.
Furthermore, CoopCentral is oriented towards sustainability and the consolidation of solidarity entities, their associates and customers.
Groupe BPCE is composed of Banques Populaires and Caisses d’Épargne. It was created in 2009 following the merger of Caisse Nationale des Caisses d’Épargne and Banque Fédérale des Banques Populaires.
Groupe BPCE, the 2nd largest banking group in France, pursues a full range of banking and insurance activities.
Founded in 1967 by a group of employees from the Universidad de Chile, with the purpose to satisfy the financial needs of its members, in a time of booming of the cooperative business model.
Coopeuch is the biggest credit union in Latin America, ranking first in market share in Chile with a wide margin since its foundation.