Train chartered specially for the occasion, small a lunch served on board and pieces of jazz available in cars: the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations has neglected nothing to host yesterday in Deauville its 360 frames in the presentation of its strategic project "Elan 2020". Twenty-five years that such an initiative was not conducted. "I wanted to give maximum visibility to the strategy of the Group and its interventions, that broaden its operation," said yesterday evening in the grand auditorium of the Deauville international Centre Director General, Augustin de Romanet, to close the first of two days of this track.
The rapporteurs of the eleven working groups who have worked in mid-September to late November successive on the podium in a rhythmic music and a worthy of a true convention of private group setting. What invigorate the morale of the troops, "a context experienced by all as a tormented for our home, not only for several months, but for several years," said Françoise Delasalle, Director of the Budget of the Fund. "The Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations can divert, it can lead to the appetites of some who would like to take ownership of pieces," said Augustin de Romanet, wanted reassuring.
"It is not for sale".
The possible creation, on the proposal of the Camdessus report, an autonomous public institution to manage the stock of the booklet A, now located in section Fund of Caisse des Dépôts savings "This project has no meaning and Consignations", said the Director General, who said on the margins of the debates insured that he would not. The sale of CNP Assurances, including the Fund now holds 40 "It is not for sale", he said. Even though even the squirrel would be separated from its 18 stake, "there is a shareholders Pact." "And the Caisse des Dépôts holds with La Banque Postale almost 60 of the capital: it is therefore not tomorrow morning that it will change hand." While stating: "the problem of the NOC, is that it has a tremendous economic model." "Suddenly, everyone looks with envy, AXA as others". Relations with Bercy "The arrival of Christine Lagarde on the second day of the convention shows that the agreement has rarely been as good with Bercy", he said.
The Director-General has launched several other messages destined for the internal. Where his predecessor, Francis Mayer, was set as priority control of overhead costs, it was the thorny problem of internal mobility one of his horses in battle. "For 2008, I fixed the members of the Executive Committee a goal of doubling the mobilities in the group". He also announced the creation in January of an international service, which will be directly traced to him. Finally, he indicated that he intended to strengthen the benchmark practices.
The Caisse des Dépôts "It is not for sale" now arises in "sustainable solutions provider". In housing, first. The facility, which will fund the construction of 90,000 units in 2010 is 40 more than today ' hui, wants to directly build 6,000 and in rehabilitating 18,000 each year. Universities, then. It will contribute in 2008 a budget of EUR 10 million studies and should spend them up to 20 of its expenditures of general interest in cruising speed, or EUR 150 million per year. "As of 2009, I want that we can support at least ten of the first universities that will have their real estate and financial autonomy," said Augustin de Romanet.
SMEs, finally. "We have a lot of small businesses. Not enough means, explained the Director-General. "It is estimated that missing 3,000 more SMEs with 50 employees in France from the Germany". The Fund will allocate an envelope of EUR 1 billion over three years to provide equity to 1,000 companies of significant size. "There where we help today an SME every two days, to help one day 2008", he promised.