Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth. Our objective: to be the leading relationship-focused bank, a reference in its markets, close to its clients and chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.
Frédéric Oudéa Chief Executive Officer
What will truly make the difference is the commitment of our teams to serving our customers.
Serving our clients and the economy through entrepreneurship
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We work together in a responsible and committed manner to build trusting, enduring relationships that benefit all stakeholders.
Our values in the service of our customers
Meeting our customers’ needs as a trusted partner
In a changing world, we support all our clients while demonstrating true team spirit. A responsible and trusting partner, we provide attentiveness, agility and the complementary nature of our expertise.
We work with our clients the way we work with one another: by listening, building together, valuing contributions and being united in both our successes and our difficulties.
Anticipating the uses of the future
We strive to constantly improve our customer approach by leveraging technical innovation and working together to adapt our solutions and practices to the uses of the future.
True to our entrepreneurial esprit, we are changing our ways of working by promoting sharing, experimentation and out of the box thinking. We learn from successes and failures alike.
Contributing to the development of economies
Our responsibility and our corporate ethics consist in meeting our customers’ various needs while safeguarding the long-term interests of all our stakeholders.
Our responsibility can also be seen in our courage to be accountable for our actions and decisions and to express our opinions transparently. We attach as much importance to the way we achieve results as we do to the results themselves.
Contributing to the success of our clients
Our employees are fully committed to contributing to the success of our clients.
We promote involvement and professional accomplishment for all. We nurture relationships based on trust and mutual respect, both inside and outside the bank.
Our commitment derives from the continued satisfaction of our clients in our skills and expertise.
Our commitment to serving the economy
New York LaGuardia airport project: the largest airport financing deal ever undertaken
For this USD 4 billion project, the largest public-private partnership transaction in the United States, Societe Generale acted as Financial Advisor and supported the renovation of the largest of the four terminals.
This historic transaction highlights the skills and and high value-added services offered by Societe Generale’s teams, combining project finance, airport finance and municipal finance.
A63 motorway in Bordeaux: a key role in financing infrastructures
As a key player in financing the real economy, Societe Generale advised on the refinancing and distribution of the loan, delivering funding cost benefits for the concession company Atlandes and the French State.