Societe Generale Prime Services, part of the Global Markets’ division of Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is the bank’s Prime Brokerage business, offering a unique combination of execution, clearing, custody and financing services. It is truly multi-asset and multi-instrument across Listed Derivatives, Equities (Cash/synthetic), FX, Fixed Income and OTC Cleared. As a firm offering world leading derivatives brokerage services, unrivalled access to 125+ markets and exchange venues, Societe Generale Prime Services provides its clients an extensive pool of liquidity and tailored value added services.
The full service platform offers access to significant securities financing capabilities, extensive capital introduction and best-in-class cross-margin capabilities as well as straight-through-processing with an industry leading post-trade platform aligned with Societe Generale’s extensive research product.
Offering global hedge funds a multi-asset, multi-instrument prime brokerage platform, cross-asset, including OTC Clearing, Cash / Synthetic, Equity PB, Algo Factory, FX PB, Cap Intro, Investor Advisory, Alternative Fund Structuring and unrivalled access to liquidity
The quality of its Prime Brokerage offering has been recognised by the industry having been awarded Best European Prime Broker by Hedge Week and Hedge Fund Journal and Best Global Multi-Asset Prime Brokerage in 2015 by CTA Intelligence and Capital Introduction awards in the US.
Societe Generale Prime Services is in the top 3 of brokers according to CFTC rankings of assets under management Awards for Excellence. Furthermore, Preqin, the alternative assets industry's leading source of data and intelligence, ranked Societe Generale Prime Services as number one in terms of CTA market share.
Multi-Asset Prime Brokerage
Societe Generale offers clients a single, multi-asset class prime brokerage platform that covers a variety of financial assets including listed products, equities, fixed income, interest rates and foreign exchange. The bank is committed to helping hedge fund clients maximise efficiency in trading multiple asset classes, while minimising operational risks.
Societe Generale’s knowledge and in-depth experience enables introductions to sophisticated investors where a match in criteria is found. The bank specialises by investor type, with dedicated coverage for pension funds, Middle Eastern investors, sophisticated global investors and family offices. Capital introductions are subject to local rules and practices.
Financing, Risk Management and Reporting
Societe Generale offers financing and reporting options that are specifically tailored to client requirements, and to the different assets and instruments traded. The firm focuses on analysing and understanding customers' requirements, legal structure and business, before providing a personalised risk management solution.
An innovator in providing investors with benchmarking tools that accurately represent key hedge fund strategy styles, Societe Generale also produces an exclusive series of industry-leading research reports and provides quantitative statistics on hedge fund return information to investors.
For investors looking to allocate capital to liquid and transparent fund structures, the bank offers an open architecture UCITS compliant servicing platform. This allows investors to access best-of-breed hedge funds and CTAs that offer a UCITS compliant investment solution within their product range.
Managed Account Services
Societe Generale provides an independent managed account service enabling investors to access the performance of hedge fund strategies through a separately managed account