|Business Unit||Market Listed Products|
|Address||Via Olona 2, 20123 Milan - Italy|
|Telephone number||+39 800.790.491|
|Fax||+39 02 85.49.316|
|Persons in charge||Marcello Chelli and Costanza Mannocchi (Deputy Head)|
Société Générale is one of the most prominent groups in banking in the Eurozone (Rating: S&P AA, Moody’s Aa1, Fitch: AA) as well as one of the most important French companies, with a market capitalization exceeding 60 billion euros (as for 12/07/2007), present in 77 countries with over 120.000 employees of 113 different nationalities.
The Group’s growth strategy is based on a strong ability to innovate and a balanced portfolio of activities: Retail Banking, with more than 22 million clients; Global Investment Management, with €422 billion under management (as for December 2006); Corporate & Investment Banking, one of the leader institutions for European and global capital markets, structured financing, and derivatives.
As for the market for derivatives, in the last years Société Générale has been awarded as Best Equity Derivatives House (that is, best provider of stock and index derivatives) by the industry’s most prominent magazines – Risk, The Banker, IFR.
Through a combination of innovation and quality, Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking provides financial solutions characterized by a high added value to firms, financial institutions and retail investors in more than 45 countries in Europe, America and Asia.
In Italy, Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking’s operations include all the investment banking services that make the bank an international leader in the industry. In addition, as for derivative products, the bank’s presence is empowered by a team of professionals specialized in dealing with instruments listed on Borsa Italiana: Covered Warrants, with a range of more than 800 products and more than 70 different underlying assets, Certificates with a variety of structures and underlying assets, ETFs – Lyxor AM, controlled by the Group, is the European leader in the ETFs market, with the highest number of ETFs listed on the Italian Stock Exchange.