Securities Services

Established in 28 locations worldwide with 4,000 employees, Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) provides a full range of securities services that are adapted to the latest financial markets and regulatory trends. SGSS is among the top ten global custodians and the 2nd largest European custodian.


Societe Generale Securities Services in Switzerland 

SGSS is operating in Switzerland as a specialised business line since 1998 and employs a multilingual team of professionals.

As part of a large organization with an important local presence (relationship management and operational teams), SGSS  Switzerland can provide one-stop shop services for Switzerland, Germany, Austria, and different MTFs. Our memberships include:

  • Local exchanges: SIX Swiss Exchange, Deutsche Börse, Wiener Börse
  • Local clearing houses such as SIX x-clear, Eurex Clearing, or CCP Austria
  • Local central securities depositories such as SIX SIS, Clearstream Frankfurt, Clearstream Luxembourg, OeKB

Moreover, we are a Member of the Swiss Fund Asset Management Association.

Based in Zurich, we provide a local range of services:

  • Fund Distribution Services
    • Swiss Representative and Paying Agent for foreign Funds distributed in Switzerland according to Collective Investment Scheme Act
  • Fund Services
    • Depositary Bank (“Depotbank”) for Swiss collective Investment Scheme
    • Fund Administration (also on outsourcing basis)
  • Custody and Settlement
    • Custody and settlement solutions for Non Clearing Members and Custodians
    • Operated account and pure custody
  • Issuer Services
    • Issuing and Principal Paying Agent for institutional issuance of structured products
  • Liquidity Management
    • Custodial and third-party lending (agency and principal)
    • European clearing coverage for market  professionals (booking centre Switzerland)
  • Execution and Clearing services
    • Outsourcing  solution of the whole front-to-back-office architecture, with white labelling for brokers
    • Dealing and electronic order routing (cash markets only)