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History

The oldest foreign banking institution in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

History

  • Opening of a branch of Societe Generale Alsacienne de Banque (SOGENAL)

    1928

    SOGENAL becomes a director-founder of the stock exchange of Luxembourg

    1940

    SOGENAL counts more than 12 branches through the country. Nevertheless, the Second World War is going to end about half a century of presence in the Luxembourg with the closure of the bank

    1956

    Reopening of a branch of the Société Générale Alsacienne de Banque (SOGENAL)

  • Creation/purchase of a dedicated private banking subsidiary Luxbanque

  • Merger Sogenal branch and Luxbanque, resulting in the creation of Societe Generale Bank & Trust (SGBT)

    • Sogenal contributes its Swiss branches: Zürich, Geneva, Lugano
    • Creation of a subsidiary SGBT Monaco

    1998

    SGBT acquires control of Rüegg Bank, a small private bank in Zürich

    1999

    Contribution to Rüegg Bank of the branches in Lugano and Geneva and of the SGBT Zürich private banking activities to create a new structure dedicated to Private Banking, SG Rüegg Bank

  • 2003

    • Subsidiarising of the central administration activity for investment funds: Euro-VL Luxembourg (now SGSS Luxembourg)
    • Acquisition of the Compagnie Bancaire de Genève which after merger with SG Rüegg Bank, results in the creation of SG Private Banking (Switzerland)

    2005

    Creation of a branch in Singapore

    2006

    • Creation of a branch in Athens
    • Creation of a branch in Hong Kong
    • Societe Generale group acquires the Securities business unit of Unicredito with the subsequent acquisition, in Luxembourg, of the company European Fund Services (transfer agent)

    2007

    • Integration of a new branch SGBT Middle East in Dubai
    • Creation of two subsidiaries: Societe Generale d’Arbitrages et de Participations et Lyxor Asset Management Luxembourg
  • 2008

    Creation of Societe Generale Private Wealth Management

    2009

    Creation of Societe Generale Private Banking Life Insurance Broker

    2011

    Creation of Societe Generale Lettres de Gage - the Group's covered bond issuer

    2012

    Creation of Societe Generale Issuer, the Societe Generale Group's new issuing entity

    2013

    Societe Generale celebrates 120 years in Luxembourg

    2014

    The Societe Generale group celebrates its 150 years

  • New premises in the city center

    Societe Generale Bank & Trust moves in its new premises located 18 boulevard Royal in Luxembourg

  • #LePlateauLUX

    Creation and opening of #LePlateauLUX, the innovation lab of Societe Generale Luxembourg