Societe Generale Securities Services

SGSS provides a toolbox of solutions and innovative, value-added securities services that allow clients to meet the burden of regulatory change and concentrate on their core mission.

SGSS has been present in Italy since September 2006 through a dedicated bank, firstly with the brand 2S Banca S.p.A. (born in January of the same year as a result of a spin-off of the UniCredit Group), and then as SGSS S.p.A. in January 2008. 

Rankings, ratings and certifications

  • In the Global Custodian Agent bank in Major Market survey 2017, SGSS once again comes out with the highest overall average in Italy this year.
    The bank excelled in Income Collection and Corporate Actions where it scored well above the market and, indeed, global averages. This continues its strong results from last year in almost all categories. Clients were enthusiastic about the bank’s proactivity and dedicated relationship management. All-in-all this seems to confirm its smooth performance in the Italian market.
    It’s important to underline that the areas where SGSS S.p.A. scored above all are 7 out of 10:

    Value and Commitment
    Client Service
    Corporate Action
    Cash Management
    Income Collection
    Tax Reclaim

  • For 2018, through controls carried out by the external auditors Deloitte, SGSS S.p.A. has obtained ISAE 3402 TYPE II certification (International Standard on Assurance Engagement)  for the compliance and efficiency of its internal control procedures for its Custody, Settlement, Depositary Bank, Local Paying Agent, Fund Administration services as well as for its Securities Data Management and Product Financial Solutions.

For more information, please visit our corporate web site: https://www.securities-services.societegenerale.com/en/

Building Tomorrow

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.

Our clients are institutional investors (insurance companies, pension funds, governmental organisations and international organisations), asset managers, financial intermediaries (brokers, investments banks, private banks, commercial banks) and corporates.

Established in 26 locations worldwide with 4,000 employees, SGSS provides a full range of securities services that are adapted to the latest financial markets and regulatory trends: clearing services, custody and trustee services, retail custody services, liquidity management, fund administration and asset servicing, fund distribution and global issuer services. 

SGSS ranks among the three largest European custodian and the top ten worlwide, with EUR 4,277 billion of assets under cusotdy. SGSS provides custody & trustee services for 3,312* funds and the valuation of 4,426* funds, representing assets under administration of EUR 627* billion.

More information on securities services website: https://securities-services.societegenerale.com 

*Figures at end of June 2022