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About us

Societe Generale Securities Services

 

SGSS provides a full range of securities services that are adapted to the latest financial markets and regulatory trends.

 

Our ambition is to be the reference partner in our main markets, recognised for our service quality and competitiveness, agile solutions and international network coverage.

We build long-lasting, collaborative relationships with our clients to help them go further in their development. In today’s constantly evolving and complex world, we strive to provide our clients with increasingly efficient and reliable securities services on a daily basis to ensure they get ahead.

 

4084 bn EUR
ASSETS UNDER CUSTODY
643 bn EUR
ASSETS UNDER ADMINISTRATION
3512 funds
TRUSTEE SERVICES*
4154 funds
VALUATION*

*Figures at end September 2018

26 locations

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Awards

Custodian of the Year – Italy
Societe Generale Securities Services awarded "Custodian of the Year – Italy"
Awards
Societe Generale Securities Services awarded "Custodian of the Year – Italy"
Custodian of the Year – Italy
Global Finance Names The World’s Best Sub-custodian Banks 2018
SGSS was awarded “Best Sub-Custodian of the Year 2018 ” in five different countries by Global Finance
Awards
SGSS was awarded “Best Sub-Custodian of the Year 2018 ” in five different countries by Global Finance
Global Finance Names The World’s Best Sub-custodian Banks 2018
SGSS wins three Global Investor awards
SGSS received the "Client Clearing Broker of the Year", "Transfer Agent of the Year" and also the "Sub-Custody Survey...
Awards
SGSS received the "Client Clearing Broker of the Year", "Transfer Agent of the Year" and also the "Sub-Custody Survey 2018" awards from Global Investor at an awards ceremony held in London on June 28th.
SGSS wins three Global Investor awards
Leaders in Custody 2018 MENA Awards - Global Custodian
SGSS has won the 2018 "Leading client Award-Middle East and North Africa" during the Global Custodian's Leaders in...
Awards
SGSS has won the 2018 "Leading client Award-Middle East and North Africa" during the Global Custodian's Leaders in Custody Awards dinner in London.
Leaders in Custody 2018 MENA Awards - Global Custodian
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Certifications

Certified ISO 9001 version 2000 in France for Employee Savings Plans

ISAE 3402 Type II certification for the following services:

  • Trustee, Custody and Fund Administration services in France, Italy and Luxembourg
  • Transfer Agency services in Ireland, Italy, Germany and Luxembourg
  • Master-KAG services (middle office and fund administration) in Germany

 

ISAE 3402 and SSAE16 Type I certification for its agency securities lending services (September 2014).

SGSS holds a ISAE 3402 Certification for Custody Services in the following countries:

  • Czech Republic
  • Russia
  • Ireland
  • Poland
  • South Africa
  • Romania
  • Tunisia

Governance

David Abitbol

David Abitbol

Head of Societe Generale Securities Services

Societe Generale Securities Services

David Abitbol is appointed Head of SGSS in January 2019. David has more than 20 years of experience in global markets. He has been Chief Operating Officer for Societe Generale Asia Pacific and Chief Executive of Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch, since March 2014. He joined the bank in 1992 within the Group Finance division as an actuary then took up the role as Head of Financial studies and Funding Operations within the Asset and Liability Management Department. In 1997, he moved to Operations in Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) as Project Director for Interest Rate Derivatives and the Futures and Money Market activities. In 2000, David joined the Capital Market Fixed Income Business Line as Programme Director. Among others, he was the bank’s representative for the SwapClear project which established the world’s first OTC clearing service with London Clearing House. In 2004, David moved back to Operations where he held various management positions and was eventually Global Head of Operations in SG CIB, in early 2010.

David has a Masters Degree in Mathematics and Finance from Paris-Dauphine University and the Strastourg University Degree of Actuary.

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Christophe Baurand

Christophe Baurand

Head of Coverage, Marketing and Solutions

Societe Generale Securities Services

Christophe Baurand is Head of Coverage, Marketing and Solutions and a member of SGSS’s Executive Committee.

Christophe Baurand began his career at Societe Generale in 1993. For 13 years he occupied a number of positions at SG CIB, including a role in sales at the equity derivatives desk for the French market. He became Head of equity derivatives in Switzerland in 1999 and for the Benelux area from 2002.

From 2003 to 2006, he was Head of Sales for alternative investment products. In 2006, Christophe Baurand joined Lyxor as Head of Sales and Marketing for alternative investments and in 2012 was appointed Head of Alternative Investments and Director of Development, in charge of the international supervision of sales and marketing for Lyxor products.

Christophe Baurand is a graduate of the ESCP Business School and has a Masters in Finance from the ESSEC Business School.

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Pascal Guillot

Pascal Guillot

Head of Securities Banking Operations

Societe Generale Securities Services

Pascal Guillot is Head of Securities Banking Operations and a member of SGSS' Executive Committee.

Before joining SGSS' team, Pascal Guillot has held, from August 2013 to August 2017, the position of Head of Corporate, Investment and Private Banking operations in Europe (outside France), where he led the integration of Newedge UK operations and private banking within GBS. Previously, he was responsible for the operations of Lyxor (2008-2013), COO Sales of the Equity and Index Derivatives Department (2003-2008), COO of the Commodities Department (2001-2002) and Head of SG Energie USA (1997-2001). He joined SGSS in September 2017 as Deputy Head of Securities Banking Operations, and is now Head of Securities Banking Operations in June 2018.

Pascal began his career at the Inspection in September 1990 and holds a degree from Sciences Po Paris and a Master's degree in Public Law.

 

 

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Olivier Blanc

Olivier Blanc

Head of Fund Services Operations

Societe Generale Securities Services

Olivier Blanc is Head of Fund Services Operations and a member of SGSS' Executive Committee.

Before joining the SGSS teams, Olivier was Audit Officer for the Group's French Retail Banking activities (RBDF) and its International Retail Banking activities (IBFS France and Africa).
He joined Societe Generale in 1990 as part of the Capital Markets department, where he held various positions (operations, risk management, project management, COO of various business lines, management control) in France, the United States and South Africa, before moving to the Group's Risk Division in 2008 as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer.

Olivier has a postgraduate degree in organisational IT from the Montpellier University Faculty of Science and is a graduate of Montpellier Business School.

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Florence Barbieri

Florence Barbieri

Chief Administrative Officer & Supervision of SGSS’ Support Functions and S2E (Employee Savings Plans)

Societe Generale Securities Services

Florence Barbieri is Chief Administrative Officer and supervises SGSS’ support functions, as well as Societe Generale’s interests in S2E, a joint-venture for employee savings plans.

Florence joined Societe Generale in 2006 where she held the position of Senior Credit Risk Auditor until 2010, within the Risk Management Division. Between 2010 and 2014, she was the coordinator for our business line and manager of the SGSS audit team within the Inspection and Audit Division. She was named CAO of SGSS in June 2014.

Florence is a graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques (Institute for Political Studies) in Paris and has two Master’s Degrees, in Management Sciences and Business Law. She began her professional career in 1991 at BDA Deloitte & Touche and then joined Mazars before moving into the banking sector. Between 1997 and 2006, she worked in the Paribas Risk Management Division followed by the General Inspection at BNP Paribas.

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At SGSS, we offer you the opportunity to work with people from different nationalities and cultures as you build an international career in a rapidly expanding market.

We will do everything to help further your career, starting with the most appropriate training available.

 

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