• Organization TypeInvestment & Finance
  • HeadquartersBenin
  • Founded2003

Societe Generale Benin

Open to the public in February 2003, Societe Generale Benin, the only international bank, has over fifteen years of local experience and service to the local economy. As a subsidiary of the Société Générale group, the bank occupies 3rd place on December 31, 2018 out of 15 banks located in Benin. Société Générale Bénin is a Société Anonyme with a Board of Directors with a capital of 37 billion CFA francs as of December 31, 2019. Societe Generale Benin focuses its development primarily on the quality of customer relations, team spirit and professionalism while developing a close partnership with its customers through its strengthened teams. As the 2nd largest bank in the country for Corporate clients, Societe Generale Benin continues to develop for Individual clients (the 6th largest bank in the country in terms of personal loans market) and aspires to strengthen its positioning in the Professional segment. Societe Generale Benin ranks 2nd on customer loans with 11% market share and 6th place with 7.4% market share for deposits as of December 31, 2018. It focuses its strategy of winning private customers on greater proximity and a wider range of products and services. Societe Generale Benin's commercial activity is organized into two areas: Individual and Professional customers Business customers. In Benin, Societe Generale supports Beninese companies by offering them solutions adapted to their needs, notably its regional expertise platforms and its exchange and structured finance solutions. The subsidiary intends to confirm its position as a benchmark bank by drawing on the group's expertise and on the support of the West Africa Regional Department. Benefiting from a good positioning with its customers of individuals and companies, Societe Generale Benin has strengthened its system aiming at the continuous improvement of the satisfaction of its customers and reorients its positioning by offering services to high-end customers.
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Company Offices

  • Benin (headquarters)
  • Cotonou
  • Avenue Clozel 01 BP 585 Cotonou - Benin