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125 years in Switzerland

Serving our clients for the past 125 years

Founded over 150 years ago, Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients, committed to the positive transformations of society and the economy. 

In 1897, Societe Generale established itself in Switzerland with the opening of a first branch in Lausanne, and then 30 years later in Zurich.

Throughout these 125 years of presence in Switzerland, the Group has developed a wide range of integrated and bespoke solutions, covering investment banking, financing, capital markets, private banking, transaction banking, securities services, equipment finance, as well as mobility and fleet management.

The combination of local an international

Switzerland is a key country in the Societe Generale group's structure.
From Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne, our clients benefit from the strengths and international expertise of Societe Generale, combined with our knowledge of the local economic environment and our Swiss know-how.

Team spirit, innovation, responsibility and commitment are the core values shared by all of our employees, in Switzerland and abroad, and are central to our vision of a relationship-focused bank committed to serving its customers.