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About Societe Generale
Societe Generale S.A. is a large European bank and a major financial services company that 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 Societe Generale in the business district of La Defense in the city of Nanterre, west of Paris. The three main divisions are Retail Banking & Specialized Financial Services, Corporate and Investment Banking and Global Investment Management & Services.
It is the no. 2 French bank behind BNP Paribas and the no. 8 bank in the European zone. Societe Generale has been ranked as one of the world’s most admired companies to work in. Societe Generale is one of the oldest banks in France. Its original name was Société Générale pour favoriser le developpement du commerce et de l’industrie en France. Societe Generale is often nicknamed SocGen in the international financial world.
The long term debt of the group is currently ranked A by S&P, A2 by Moody’s and A+ by Fitch.