Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth, putting its resources to work to finance the economy and its clients’ projects.

The Group in brief



To be the relationship-focused bank

Our ambition is to be THE relationship-focused bank, a reference in its markets, close to its clients and chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.

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A robust universal banking model

Present in 67 countries and benefiting from a solid foundation in Europe and in high-potential regions across the globe, the 145,700 employees of the Group and its subsidiaries support over 31 million individual customers, large corporates and institutional investors worldwide. They offer a wide range of advisory services and tailored financial solutions that rely on three complementary core businesses.

Our priorities for 2016

Leverage the full potential of profitable growth of our universal banking model.

  • Further improve client satisfaction, and maintain leadership in innovation as key
    differentiating factors at the heart of our strategy.
  • Capture growth through business development and increased synergies with a focus
    on organic growth.
  • Deliver sustainable profitability through strict cost, risk and capital discipline with an
    industrial efficiency approach.