On 25 January Caisse des Dépôts and Crédit Agricole Sud Rhône-Alpes made available to Centre hospitalier de Vienne an Etablissement d'hébergement pour personnes âgées dépendantes (Ehpad) in Chasse-sur-Rhône (Isère), in accordance with the BEFA* signed in October 2016.
In December 2017, Caisse des Dépôts granted a loan of €17.5mn from savings funds to new Franck Joly West Guyanese Hospital (CHOG) located in Saint-Laurent du Maroni, bringing the total amount granted by Caisse des Dépôts to €47.5mn, which partners AFD* on this project.
Icade Santé* is continuing its development policy in healthcare real estate with the purchase on December 18 of the walls of Clinique médico-chirurgicale de l'Europe hospital in Rouen for €87.2mn. With 370 beds and places and a surface area of 23,500 m 2 , this clinic is one of Normandy's main health care facilities.
On 7 December Ehpad Sud-Morvan and Caisse des Dépôts signed two loans on savings funds, a social rental loan (French acronym: PLS) of €1.7mn supplemented by a 20 year €0.9mn home improvement, restructuring and extension loan (French acronym: PHARE) with the financial guarantee from Nièvre Départemental Council. The total investment barely exceeds €5mn.
On 24 February, Pierre Savelli, Mayor of Bastia, and Marc Desjardins, Manager of the Fund for the insertion of the disabled people in the public service (FIPHFP - managed by Caisse des Dépôts) signed a 3-year agreement to consolidate the City policy regarding how disability is taken into account in the work organization. It is the 1 st FIPHFP agreement signed in Corsica.
On 25 January, Comminges-Pyrenees Hospital Center and Caisse des Dépôts signed a €12.4mn loan agreement on savings funds for the construction of the new hospital in Saint-Gaudens (Haute-Garonne département ).
On 2 December in the evening, at Jules Ladoumègue stadium in Paris, the cold did not discourage the 2,000 runners from the financial community who came to support the Téléthon on the occasion of its 30th meeting. The Caisse des Dépôts group was widely represented by 320 collaborators who run 5,600 stadium rounds or approximately 2,240 km. Animations and catering supported their efforts!