Global Transaction Banking (GTB) incorporates all areas of expertise and services aimed at facilitating the transactional activities of major economic and financial players, both domestically and globally.

GTB covers the following activities:

These various areas of expertise are provided to medium and large companies involved in international business and to multinationals.

A global and efficient offer

Whether your activities are domestic or international, you get to benefit from services and products that we continually develop and adapt to your specific requirements. Operating in more than 50 countries, we provide you with the international expertise of a major banking group and over twenty years of experience across our various business lines.

The responsiveness and dynamism of our teams, the solidity of our networks and the diversity of our product range allow you to optimise the day-to-day management of your commercial operations and transactions.

Key figures

  • Payments & Cash Management
    An offer covering more than 55 countries in the Societe Generale network
    Named in 2014 "Best Cash Management Services in Europe", "Best Cash Management Services in EMEA" and "Best Treasury Services in Africa" by EMEA Finance

  • Correspondent Banking
    3.7 million transactions processed a day and 1,700 accounts managed
    1st clearer in France, one of the top 5 in Europe

  • International Trade
    A network covering more than 50 countries, more than 70,000 transactions a year
    1st Trade Bank in France, 8th in the world, 800 licensed banks

  • “Compagnie Générale d’Affacturage”
    Over 24 billion euros in purchased receivables in 2013, 3rd factor in France with a market share of almost 10%, Iso 9001 and Iso 14001 certified by the AFAQ
    Silver Medal in the “Best factoring Institution” category from TFR Magazine 2014

The changing face of transaction banking

“Transaction banking is an environment of high investment and taken in isolation, individual aspects of the value chain are often not profitable. It is unknown whether the new entrants can match the strength of transaction banks in this respect. “

Pascal Augé, Head of Global Transaction & Payment Services

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Real-time: how fast is too fast?

“For banks in Europe, huge costs and risks are associated with real-time payments with very little return in terms of a business case. Real-time payments are coming, but more attention must be paid to the liquidity and risk issues if we are to have a successful Europe-wide real-time payments system.”

Emmanuel de Bouard, Head of Cash Clearing, Global Transaction Banking

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Trade services

For a company that exports, succeeding abroad requires specific support to negotiate the various stages that await it. What international development opportunities are there? How can the company identify its future clients and suppliers? How can it ensure that its transactions run smoothly?... The bank is the partner that will help it succeed in its various endeavours.

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Factoring and cash management

Reliable and efficient cash management is a major factor in the success of a company's commercial transactions. The bank is a privileged partner that helps the company get the most out of its cash flow, thanks to a range of tools such as account management and factoring. How does it work?

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