Societe Generale

Societe Generale is a leading financial services group in Europe. The Group, which was founded in 1864, now has 148,000 employees from 121 different nationalities working in 76 countries around the world. Societe Generale ’s strategy is based on a diversified universal banking model, with three core business : - Retail Banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Crédit du Nord, and Boursorama - International Retail banking, financial services and insurance - Corporate and Investment Banking, private banking, asset management and securities services Societe Generale is also a major player in Specialised Financing, Insurance, Private Banking, Global Investment Management & Services: Societe Generale Private Banking, Societe Generale Securities Services, Newedge (JV between Societe Generale and Crédit Agricole CIB) and Amundi (JV with Crédit Agricole SA), Societe Generale Insurance, Societe Generale Consumer Finance, Ald Automotive and Societe Generale Equipment Finance. Frédéric Oudéa has been Chairman and CEO of Societe Generale since 2009. He is assisted by three Deputy CEOs: Séverin Cabannes, Jean-François Sammarcelli and Bernardo Sanchez-Incera. In 2010, the Group launched an extensive corporate transformation programme called Ambition SG 2015, which aims to make Societe Generale "THE relationship-focused bank, a reference in its markets, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams."​

Company Growth (employees)
Paris, FR
Size (employees)
145,672 (est)
Societe Generale was founded in 1864 and is headquartered in Paris, FR

Societe Generale Office Locations

Societe Generale has an office in Paris
Paris, FR (HQ)
29 Boulevard Haussmann

Societe Generale Data and Metrics

Societe Generale Financial Metrics


Net income (FY, 2016)

4.3 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

6.4 b

Market capitalization (20-Jul-2017)

38.5 b

Closing share price (20-Jul-2017)

Societe Generale's current market capitalization is €38.5 b.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4.6 b5.7 b6.4 b

Pre tax profit

4.4 b6.1 b6.3 b

Net Income

3 b4.4 b4.3 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4.3 b4.4 b4.5 b

Total Assets

1.3 t1.3 t1.4 t

Total Liabilities

1.2 t1.3 t1.3 t

Total Equity

58.9 b62.7 b65.7 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

3 b4.4 b4.3 b

Cash From Operating Activities

(13.6 b)21.1 b22.7 b

Cash From Investing Activities

726 m(2.5 b)(4.2 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

2.7 b2.9 b(51 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

21 x
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Societe Generale Market Value History

Societe Generale Median Salaries

Source: 76 public H-1B filings from Societe Generale

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Societe Generale News and Updates

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Two French bankers have been charged in the US over Libor manipulation. Danielle Sindzingre and Muriel Bescond, former managers at Societe Generale, were indicted by US authorities on Thursday. They are accused of “participating in a scheme to transmit false and misleading information related …
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