Best Private Banks in France

Societe Generale and BNP Paribas Wealth Management are amongst the best private banks in France.

Societe Generale Private Banking was voted Best Private Bank in France by Euromoney in 2011 as well as Best Global Wealth Manager of the Year in the United Kingdom by Investors Chronicle magazine and the Financial Times.

Societe Generale Private Banking was also named the “Best Private Bank for Structured Products in Western Europe” by Euromoney Magazine in its “2012 Private Banking Survey”. In addition, it was named 'Best Private Bank for its Structured Products offering in France, Luxembourg and Monaco'.

BNP Paribas has key positions in its three core businesses including Retail banking, Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions. The Group has four domestic retail banking markets in France, Italy, Belgium and Luxembourg. BNP Paribas Wealth Management was ranked No.7 Best Private Bank Worldwide by the British financial magazine Euromoney for the 2012 period. It was also ranked amongst the Top 5 Best Private Banks in 10 countries, including No.1 in France and in Luxembourg.

Best Private Banks in Western Europe

Societe Generale Private Banking - It is one of the leading private banks worldwide, with EUR 84.7 billion of assets under management at the end of December 2011. In 2012 Societe Generale Private Banking was named the "Best Private Bank in Western Europe for its offer in Structured Products" for the 8th consecutive year (Euromoney magazine). The Bank's offering includes international wealth planning and fiduciary services (trust and tax planning), a global expertise in structured products, mutual and private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate investment solutions and access to capital markets.

Credit Suisse - It was named the best private bank globally for the second consecutive year by Euromoney magazine. It also received regional and country awards, including for being the best private bank in Western Europe. The accolades are based on the results of Euromoney's Private Banking Survey 2011.

BNP Paribas Wealth Management - It was rated No. 2 Best Private Bank in Western Europe according to the 2011 Euromoney ranking. The Bank offers a broad range of products and services designed to help solve the financial and wealth-management problems of large business families and private investors.

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