Published on 04/02/2015

Societe Generale awarded 'Best Trade Finance Bank in France' by Global Finance Magazine

Societe Generale has been awarded ‘Best Trade Finance Bank in France’ by Global Finance magazine*.

This award recognizes the commitment of Société Générale’s teams in France to support businesses internationally.

By building close relationships with its customers, the bank is able to offer tailored advice and innovative solutions for clients’ security issues and financing needs.

More information about the bank’s solutions can be found on , a website designed by Société Générale to support companies’ international development.

This award is confirmation of the results published in a study carried out by CSA**, which recognized Societe Generale as a leading French provider of trade finance services.


* Global Finance is a monthly publication providing news and analysis about companies and financial institutions since 1987. Its audience includes Chairmen, Presidents, CEOs, CFOs and Treasurer across 163 countries. Each year Global Finance selects the best financial institutions around the world. These awards have become a recognized and trusted standard of excellence. Global Finance names the World’s Best Trade Finance Banks in 7 regions, 84 countries and globally in an exclusive survey. The editors of Global Finance select the best trade finance providers based on input from industry analysts, corporate executives and technology experts. In addition, a poll of Global Finance’s readership is conducted in order to increase the accuracy and reliability of the results. Criteria for choosing the winners include: transaction volume, scope of global coverage, customer service, competitive pricing and innovative technologies. The full survey and report will be published in the February 2015 issue of Global Finance.

** The study carried out by CSA, a market research company, used a representative sample of 750 companies which generate an annual turnover greater than or equal to 1.5M€, and are amongst the 30.000 largest French exporters and or importers.