Societe Generale Private Banking named “Outstanding Private Bank in Western Europe” by Private Banker International*

29 June 2017 -

Paris, 29 June 2017Societe Generale Private Banking has been named “Outstanding Private Bank in Western Europe” at last week Private Banker International* awards in London.

Kleinwort Hambros, the wealth management arm of Societe Generale Private Banking in the UK, Channel Islands and Gibraltar, has also been voted “Outstanding Private Bank in the UK Crown Dependencies” for the second consecutive year.

These awards highlight Societe Generale Private Banking as one of the leaders in wealth management in Europe, where private banking has created a strong network across key European markets. It consecrates also the quality of the work undertaken by the teams in all of the entities and an acknowledged know-how on a European level.

* Private Banker International is a premier source of news and analysis for the global wealth management community. For the past four years the magazine has been hosting the Private Banking Awards in London focused on Continental Europe and Great-Britain.

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Societe Generale

Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.

Societe Generale has been playing a vital role in the economy for 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees, based in 76 countries, we accompany 30 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Societe Generale’s teams offer advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in three core businesses:

  • Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit du Nord and Boursorama, offering a comprehensive range of multichannel financial services on the leading edge of digital innovation;
  • International retail banking, financial services and insurance with a presence in emerging economies and leading specialised businesses;
  • Corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities services, with recognised expertise, top international rankings and integrated solutions.

Societe Generale is included in the main socially responsible investment indices: DJSI (World and Europe), FTSE4Good (Global and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (Europe, Eurozone and France), ESI Excellence (Europe) from Ethibel and 4 of the STOXX ESG Leaders indices.

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Societe Generale Private Banking

Societe Generale Private Banking, the wealth management arm of Societe Generale, is one of the leading private banks worldwide, with EUR 119 billion of assets under management at the end of March 2017.

With 2,500 staff in 11 countries across the globe, Societe Generale Private Banking offers wealth management solutions to entrepreneurs and High Net Worth Individuals.
The expertise of its private banking teams in wealth planning, investment advisory and financing solutions regularly receives awards. Societe Generale Private Banking was voted:

  • Best wealth planning team (WealthBriefing 2017)
  • Outstanding Private Bank for Relationship Service and Engagement (Private Banker International 2016)
  • Best Private Bank for Entrepreneurs in Western Europe (Global Finance 2016)
  • Best Private Bank France (Global Finance 2016)
  • Best Private Bank Monaco (Global Finance 2016)
  • Best Private Bank in the UK Crown Dependencies (Private Banker International 2016)
  • Best Overall European Private Bank (Wealth Briefing 2015)
  • Outstanding Private Bank in Europe (Private Banker International 2015)
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