rédit Agricole Cariparma S.p.A. trading as Gruppo Crédit Agricole Italia, is an Italian banking group, itself a subsidiary of French banking group Crédit Agricole. Crédit Agricole Italia along was ranked as the 11th largest bank in Italy by total assets at 31 December 2015. The group serving Emilia-Romagna, Liguria and Friuli-Venezia Giulia, where the predecessors originated, as well as Campania, Lazio, Lombardy, Piedmont, Tuscany, Umbria and Veneto, or half of Italian regions.
The company was formerly known as Cassa di Risparmio di Parma e Piacenza and Cassa di Risparmio di Parma, or Cariparma in short; The banking group was formerly known as Gruppo Cariparma Crédit Agricole (Cariparma and subsidiaries Carispezia and FriulAdria). Since 2016, to eliminate the use of the three brands of the group: Cariparma, Carispezia and FriulAdria, the brand Crédit Agricole Italiawas introduced. A common website http://www.credit-agricole.it was used since circa 2016.
Despite not a Crédit Agricole Italia subsidiary but sister company within Crédit Agricole Group, Crédit Agricole Vita places its product through Crédit Agricole Italia banking network; Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, operated as a separate entity in Italy as a foreign company; another entity of Crédit Agricole Group (a joint venture), FCA Bank, had also signed a collaboration agreement with Crédit Agricole Italia.