September 2008

CUSTODY 2008: Soci�©t�© G�©n�©rale Directory

 CLICK for the
View from the Top
Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS)
Immeuble SGAM, 170, place Henri Regnault, 92043 La Défense, France
Tel: +33 1 56 37 37 40
Fax: +33 1 56 37 37 16

Country of origin: France
Operating in Europe: As SGSS, 4 years (Société Générale has offered custody services for 143 years).

Senior executives:
Alain Closier (Paris)   Global Head of SGSS
Bruno Prigent (Paris)   Deputy Head of SGSS
Sébastien Danloy (Paris)   Head of Sales and Global Relationship Management

Business Split: n/d
Parent’s other main business lines:
                       Retail banking
                       Specialized financial services
                       Global investment management and services
                       Corporate and investment banking         

Domestic markets that are strategically important in the near future
                       Emerging markets

Services offered in addition to Custody
                       Securities lending
                       Cash management
                       Collateral management
                       Tax reclamation
                       Commission recapture
                       Performance attribution
                       Proxy voting
                       Compliance monitoring
                       Fund admin services
                       Transfer agency
                       Distribution support
                       Transition management
                       Others: Risk measurement; pricing and
                        middle-office of OTC products; class actions.

Products/services showing the greatest increase in demand in past twelve months:
                       Pan-European paying and representative agency
                       Real estate funds
                       Pricing of OTC instruments

Products and services for development over the next twelve months:
                       Global transfer agency

©2008 Funds Europe

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Put your money where your mouth is

Jun 10, 2016

At Kempen Capital Management, they believe portfolio managers should invest in their own funds. David Stevenson talks to Lars Dijkstra, CIO of the €42 billion manager.

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: ‘Volatility is the name of the game’

May 13, 2016

Axa Investment Managers chief executive officer, Andrea Rossi, talks to David Stevenson about bringing all his firm’s subsidiaries under one name and the opportunities that a difficult market...


ROUNDTABLE: Beyond the hype

Oct 13, 2016

The use of smart beta investing continues to grow. Our panel, made up of both providers and users, discusses what the strategy actually means, how it should be used and the kind of pitfalls that may arise when using this innovative investment technique.

MIFID II ROUNDTABLE: Following the direction of travel

Sep 07, 2016

Fund management firms Aberdeen and HSBC Global meet with specialist providers to speak about how the industry is evolving towards MiFID II.