21.07.2014 - All press releases

Société Générale wins award for ‘Best Factoring Institution’ from TFR*

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CGA, Société Générale’s commercial factoring unit, has been awarded a silver medal in the ‘Best Factoring Institution’ category in this year’s TFR Excellence Awards.

21.07.2014 - 2014 Euromoney Awards

Societe Generale Securities Services appoints head of trustee and depositary services in the UK

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Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has appointed David Painter as Head of Trustee and Depositary Services in the UK. Based in London, he reports to Bertrand Blanchard, SGSS’ Country Manager in the UK, and to Michèle Besse, Global Head of Depositary Control.

18.07.2014 - All press releases

Societe Generale named best bank in France by Euromoney magazine

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Societe Generale has received the following two awards at Euromoney magazine's 2014 Global Awards for Excellence ceremony held in London on the 10th of July: - Best Bank in France - Best Equity House in France Societe Generale was awarded Best Bank in France, illustrating the combined expertise of our different businesses within the Group to deliver a high level of service to our large client base. The magazine recognises Societe Generale’s “good job in helping smaller French companies transition away from dependence on bank lending towards raising more committed long-term funding from investors”.

11.07.2014 - All press releases

Global employee share ownership programme 2014: Result of the 27th capital increase reserved for employees

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Societe Generale announces the completion of its 27th capital increase reserved for Group employees.

11.07.2014 - All press releases

Appointment of Antoine Loudenot as Head of Investor Relations and Financial Communication

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Societe Generale announces the appointment of Antoine Loudenot as Head of Investor Relations and Financial Communication of Societe Generale group. He replaces Hans van Beeck who is appointed Senior Relationship Manager in London where he will be in charge of looking after large asset managers.

10.07.2014 - Dividende

Societe Generale Securities Services in Luxembourg mandated by Swiss Life Asset Managers for a new real estate fund

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Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in Luxembourg has been mandated by Swiss Life Asset Managers to provide custody, fund administration and record-keeping services for a new real estate fund which is currently being constituted.

20.05.2014 - All press releases

Joint Shareholders’ Annual General Meeting and Board of Directors' meeting of 20 may 2014

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The Joint Shareholders’ General Meeting of Societe Generale was held on 20 May 2014 at Paris Expo, Grande Arche of Paris La Défense, and was chaired by Frédéric Oudéa. Quorum was established at 58.27% vs. 56.13% in 2013: - 766 shareholders attended the Annual General Meeting, - 642 shareholders were represented, - 9,190 shareholders voted by post, - 9,420 shareholders, representing 1.62% of the capital, gave their proxy to the Chairman, - More than 69% of the advance votes have been posted on the Internet before the Annual General Meeting. All the resolutions put forward by the Board of Directors were adopted, in particular: - The 2013 parent company and consolidated financial statements were approved, - The dividend per share has been set at 1 euro. It shall be detached on 27 May 2014 and paid from 30 May 2014. - One director was renewed for a period of four years: Robert Castaigne, - One new director was appointed for a period of four years: Lorenzo Bini Smaghi. Favourable opinions were issued on matters related to the compensation of Chief Executive Officers ("Say on pay") and on compensation paid in 2013 to regulated persons. The Annual General Meeting also decided to set the ceiling on variable compensation for regulated persons at 200% of fixed compensation.

13.05.2014 - All press releases


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- Our ambition: be a leading European universal bank with the most efficient model to serve our clients and grow in a challenging environment - Our strategic priorities for 2014-2016: leverage the full potential of profitable growth of our universal banking model - Main 2016 financial targets: to deliver growth, profitability and solidity . 3% annual revenue growth (2013-2016) . ROE above 10% in 2016 . Common Equity Tier One solvency ratio ≥ 10% and Total Capital ratio ≥ 15% . Group cost income ratio to drop to 62% (from 66% in 2013) . Pay-out ratio: in cash, 40% in 2014 – Target of 50% for 2015-2016 . 2016 EPS: EUR 6

12.05.2014 - Communiqués de Presse

Societe Generale Private Banking signs two new golf partnerships

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Societe Generale Private Banking has signed new golf partnerships to support two rising stars of the game: the French player Julien Quesne and the Spaniard Rafael Cabrera Bello. The sponsorship contracts will each last for three years.

07.05.2014 - All press releases


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Societe Generale has finalised the acquisition of Credit Agricole’s 50% stake in the capital of Newedge, a derivatives brokerage subsidiary, thus bringing its ownership to 100%. As part of the deal, it has also sold 5% of the capital of Amundi to Credit Agricole, thus bringing Societe Generale’s stake in the company to 20%.

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