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Société Générale

Company nameSociété Générale S.A.
Company typeSociété Anonyme
IndustryFinancial services
FoundedMay 4, 1864
HeadquartersBoulevard Haussmann, 9th arrondissement, Paris (registered office),
Tours Société Générale, Nanterre/La Défense, France (operational headquarters)
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleFrederic Oudea (Chairman and CEO)
ProductsRetail, private, investment and corporate banking; insurance; investment management
Revenue-26.42 billion (2010)
Operating income-5.713 billion (2010)
Net income-3.917 billion (2010)
Total assets-1.132 trillion (end 2010)
Total equity-50.98 billion (end 2010)
Employees160,700 (average, 2010)

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:For other Société Générales see Société Générale (disambiguation)Société Générale S.A. is a large European Bank and a major Financial Services company which also has a substantial global presence. Its registered office is on Boulevard Haussmann in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, while its head office is in the Tours Société Générale in the business district of La Défense in the city of Nanterre, west of Paris. The three main divisions are Retail Banking & Specialized Financial Services (particularly in France and Eastern Europe), Corporate and Investment Banking (Derivatives, Structured Finance and Euro Capital Markets) and Global Investment Management & Services.

It is no. 2 French bank behind BNP Paribas and the no. 8 bank in the european zone ahead of Credit Suisse. Société Générale has been ranked as one of the world's most admired companies to work in.

Société Générale is one of the oldest banks in France. The original name was Société Générale pour favoriser le développement du commerce et de l'industrie en France ( ). Société Générale is often nicknamed SocGen in the international financial world.

The long term debt of the group is currently ranked A+ by S&P, Aa3 by Moody's and A+ by Fitch.

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