Global Finance Best FX Providers Awards 2020


Big wins for Societe Generale at the Global Finance Best FX Providers Awards 2020.

Best FX Provider for Corporates 

Winning this award for the 3rd year in a row is an industry validation of our commitment to strategic dialogue and long-lasting client relationships.  Our teams provide corporates comprehensive risk advisory services to define and implement optimum risk hedging policies – from tactical optimisation to major strategic risk management. Clients benefit from specialist sector expertise, market risk advisory, technical excellence and powerful distribution.

This award is also a strong recognition of our SG Markets digital platform tools – such as our pre-trade analytics, MYFX, MYHEDGE – which form a key part of our offer.

Best FX Provider in Central and Eastern Europe

Our unique Central & Eastern European market footprint stems from the combination of our core Societe Generale Investment Banking emerging markets offering in the region (Russia, Poland, Czech Republic & Romania notably) and the Societe Generale Group International Retail Banking network which gives an unparalleled access to local risk, assets and market liquidity. 

Receiving this award for the 10th year in a row confirms the strength of our positioning int he region which enables us to provide our clients with unrivalled access and a strong EM offering across a select product range including CEE & frontier Currencies in FX, CEEMEA Government Bonds and hard currency bonds from EM issuers.

Best FX Provider in Execution Algorithms

Algorithms allow us to implement bespoke execution strategies for our clients. In the ever fast moving FX markets, they enable us to be extremely precise and efficient, minimizing market impacts and transaction costs. Each of our FX algorithms – TWAP+, Nightjar and Falcon – have specific sets of parameters that match unique objectives which were defined based on client needs. 

Winning Best Execution algorithms for the 2nd consecutive year highlights  our expertise and ability to offer a wide range of execution styles based on the market conditions and client requirements. It also underlines the excellence of the entire pre-to-post trade framework that we provide to clients.

The bank also won: Best FX Provider for Forecasts in Research & Analysis and Best FX Providers in France, Algeria, Romania, Ivory Coast and the CzeckRepublic.

These awards also highlight the value of the added services that the bank provides to its FX franchise clients, notably tailored advisory and risk management strategies and reporting services.