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Other Societe Generale Products

A bespoke range of products listed on the London Stock Exchange


Societe Generale is the world's largest issuer of Listed Products by volume with over EUR 50bn traded across the global stock exchanges*. The strength of this offering is based on our foundation as a global leader in equity derivatives, and over 20 years of experience in this market.

In the UK, Societe Generale was a pioneer of the Listed Products market with the launch of Covered Warrants. Since then, the range has expanded to include over 800 products. All are listed on the London Stock Exchange and trade like a share during normal market hours.


How can Advisers use Listed Products in client portfolios?

Listed products encompass a huge diversity of product types. From the increasingly popular Exchange Traded Fund to lesser known trading products such as Covered Warrants or Turbos. This opens up a whole world of opportunity for advisers looking for low cost, transparent products for their client portfolios.


Bespoke products for your clients

Listed products can be quickly created on an extensive range of underlying indices, stocks, currency pairs and commodities. If there is a particular objective that you are trying to meet and we don't have a solution in the range, we can create something specifically for you based on small trading sizes. Once listed, your product would be supported by live prices on the London Stock Exchange throughout trading hours, providing you with the flexibility to trade in or out of your position during normal market conditions.


Find out more

For more information on the full range of current products available on the London Stock Exchange, visit our website www.sglistedproducts.co.uk. Or, if you would prefer to speak to the sales desk, you can call us directly on 0207 762 5111.


Lyxor Asset Management

A fully owned subsidiary of Societe Generale Group, at Lyxor Asset Management (Lyxor) we take great pride in our innovative approach, and our absolute commitment to quality, transparency and flexibility. These values have been the cornerstone of our offer since Lyxor was launched in 1998.

Today with more than 600 professionals covering all major investment markets, Lyxor manages approximately $100 billion of assets and 1,400 funds* around the world. Our pioneering spirit and commitment to quality transcends all areas of our business and every person involved in it.


Experts in ETFs since 2001

Lyxor launched its first ETF on the Paris Euronext stock exchange back in 2001, and today we stand among the most experienced ETF providers. With over Eur 39bn of ETF Assets Under Management Lyxor is the 3rd largest ETF provider in Europe*

Our success is built on a history of innovation, and a constant drive to provide investors with better, and more efficient ways to access more of the world’s greatest investment opportunities. Some of Lyxor’s achievements to date include:

  • First to offer a CAC 40 ETF in 2001
  • First in Europe to offer complete exposure to BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries
  • First to cover Asian sector ETFs and to offer a full set of global sector ETFs
  • First to offer exposure to dividends and Enhanced
  • Volatility as an asset class through a single trade

*As at January 2015


Access to more markets

One of the greatest strengths is our ability to deliver secure, liquid and precise tracking in even the most remote investment markets. Today Lyxor has a comprehensive range of over 264 ETFs, which covers over 160 individual indices and encompasses a huge diversity of countries, regions, themes, sectors, commodities and fixed income baskets. On the London Stock Exchange UK investors can access more than 70 Lyxor ETFs denominated in GBp, EUR or USD.

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Important information

Exchange Traded Products are issued by either Societe Generale Effekten or Societe GeneraleAcceptance, each a member of the SOCIETE GENERALE group of companies. Any failure of the relevant SOCIETE GENERALE group issuer to perform obligations when due may result in the loss of all or part of an investment. Prior to any investment in these products, investors should make their own appraisal of the risks from a financial, legal and tax perspective, without relying exclusively on the information provided by us, both on our website and in the Pricing Supplement of the product available on www.sglistedproducts.co.uk. We recommend that investors consult their independent professional adviser before investing.


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Terms & Conditions


This website is issued by the London Branch of Societe Generale. Societe Generale London Branch is authorised by the ECB, the ACPR and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the PRA. Details about the extent of our authorisation, supervision and regulation by the above mentioned authorities are available from us on request.

 

This website is published by Societe Generale:

 

Société Anonyme with a capital stock of € 1 009 897 173, 75 as of December 11th, 2017

Paris Trade Register No. 552 120 222

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Registered Office: 29 Boulevard Haussmann 75009 Paris

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Editorial Manager: Mirela Mardare

Contact: enquiries.SocieteGeneraleifa@SocieteGeneralecib.com

 

This website is governed by French law, except to the extent where its content refers to financial services provided in United Kingdom in which case the law of United Kingdom shall apply.

 

The information, services and products on this website are intended for use only by financial advisers (herein “Financial Advisers”) and are not aimed at or intended for use by retail investors or persons who are residents of any other jurisdiction, other than the United Kingdom.


PROFESSIONAL REGULATIONS

 

Societe Generale is a licensed French credit institution supervised by the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution, (“ACPR”: 4 place de Budapest CS 92459 75436 Paris Cedex 09), controlled by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (“AMF”) and under the prudential supervision of the European Central Bank (ECB). In accordance to the provision of French Code Monétaire et Financier (Monetary and Financial Code), Societe Generale, as a credit institution licensed for the provision of investment services, is authorized to carry out all banking operations and provide all investment services except for the investment service of the operation of a multilateral trading facility (“MTF”) or an organized trading facility (“OTF”).

 


CONTENT OF THIS WEBSITE

 

Societe Generale shall make its best efforts to ensure that the information displayed on this website is accurate and up-to-date. Societe Generale reserves its right to amend the content of this website at any time, without prior notice. However, Societe Generale is not able to guarantee that the information herein is complete or that it will not be modified by a third party (malware). Societe Generale shall not be held liable for any difficulty or impossibility to access the website due to an internet connection problem.

Societe Generale shall not be held liable for any indirect consequential loss or damage, including, but not limited to: any damage or loss arising from any transaction carried out on the basis of the information herein, any loss of profit, loss of business, or any other loss arising from a service interruption due to an internet connection problem.

Further, Societe Generale shall not be held liable neither for the results of any factor beyond their control nor for any eventual loss or damage to the technical environment of the website users, including, but not limited to, hardware, software, or any other equipment used to access this website or use the services and/or the information herein.

 


INFORMATION ABOUT FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS

 

The potentials information or material about financial instruments on this website are provided for general information purposes only and should not to be construed as a solicitation or an offer to buy or sell any financial instruments, or any substitute for any form of advice or recommendation with respect to such financial instruments.

Societe Generale accepts no liability for losses or damages which may be directly or indirectly sustained by any visitor to the website or other person who obtains access to the material on the website. 


Any person wishing to obtain information about Societe Generale products or services is requested to contact Societe Generale to obtain the regulatory information document (where applicable), and any other relevant information on the availability, terms and conditions, and prices.


The Plans described within this website are not suitable for everyone. Investors’ capital is at risk. Financial Advisers should not advise their clients to invest in these Plans unless they understand their nature and the extent of their exposure to risk.


The value of these Plans may be exposed to fluctuations in rates of exchange, and these may have an adverse effect on the value or price of the Plan. Information in the website on past performance cannot be relied upon as a guide to future performance. The value of these Plans can go down as well as up and investors may get back less than their initial investment.


This disclaimer cannot disclose all the risks and other significant aspects of the Plans. You should study the risk factors attached to these products that are disclosed below and throughout this website.


This website does not constitute an offer for sale of securities in the United States and the securities will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the « Securities Act »). The securities may only be offered, sold, pledged or otherwise transferred in an “offshore transaction” (as defined under Regulation S) to or for the account or benefit of a Permitted Transferee.  A “Permitted Transferee” means any person who (a) is not a U.S. person as defined in Rule 902(k)(1) of Regulation S and (b) is not a person who comes within any definition of U.S. person for the purposes of the U.S. Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) or any rule of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC Rule), guidance or order proposed or issued under the CEA (for the avoidance of doubt, any person who is not a “Non-United States person” defined under CFTC Rule 4.7(a)(1)(iv), but excluding, for purposes of subsection (D) thereof, the exception for qualified eligible persons who are not “Non-United States persons,” shall be considered a U.S. person) and (c) is not a "U.S. Person" for purposes of the final rules implementing the credit risk retention requirements of Section 15G of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the U.S. Risk Retention Rules) (a Risk Retention U.S. Person).  The securities are available only to, and may only be legally or beneficially owned at any time, by Permitted Transferees.

 

 

Key risks for Investment Plans

 

Capital is at risk and investors could lose some or all of their capital.


If SG Issuer and Societe Generale were to default or become insolvent, the products will terminate immediately. The amount that your client receives back for their investment will depend on i) the market value of their Investment at that time and on ii) the value of the collateral assets at the time of expiry and your client may receive back less than your initial investment.


Liquidity risk: Societe Generale aims to provide a secondary market for the products during the investment term. However, certain exceptional market circumstances may have a negative effect on the liquidity of the products, and even render the products entirely illiquid, which may make it impossible to sell the products and result in the partial or total loss of the invested amount. There is no liquid market on which these products can be easily traded, and this may have a material adverse effect on the price at which these products might be sold. Therefore, the investor may lose part or all of the invested amount.


As with all similar structured investments, in the event of Counterparty or Issuer insolvency your client will not have recourse to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.


Market risk: The products may be subject to significant price movement at any time before maturity, which may in certain cases lead to the loss of your entire capital invested.

 

 

Key risks for Deposit Plans

 

If Societe Generale Hambros Bank Limited becomes insolvent or fails to repay the amounts due, you could lose some or all of your initial deposit and any gross return owed to you on the Plan maturity Date. As with any deposit, if the Deposit taker fails to pay or becomes insolvent you may be eligible to claim under the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme (“FSCS”) up to the scheme limits. For further information visit www.fscs.org.uk


In order to provide the performance of a Deposit Plan, the Deposit taker will enter into a linked transaction with Societe Generale. In the event an ‘Extraordinary Event’ were to occur whereby for example, Societe Generale becomes insolvent, and the Deposit taker was unable to match the terms of the linked transaction with another provider, the Deposit taker may not be able to maintain the returns or income stipulated for a Deposit Plan. In such circumstances the income or return investors receive from a Deposit Plan may be less than the headline rate. The investor’s Counterparty Risk with Societe Generale relates only to the terms of the income or return which can be offered by a Deposit Plan. The solvency of Societe Generale has no effect on the actual deposit.


Market risk: The deposit Plans may be subject to significant price movement at any time before maturity. If you were to withdraw from the Plan early you could get back less than your initial deposit.

 

 

Suitability test

 

The purpose of the suitability test is to ensure that the products and services offered meet the client’s investment objectives. In addition, it ensures that the client shall be able financially to bear the risks of the investment (including any relevant loss of capital) and that the client has the necessary experience and knowledge to understand these risks. When providing personal recommendations in relation to these Plans each Financial Adviser is required to and must have undertaken a suitability test and must only recommend products and services that are in accordance with the results of the suitability test.


Please note that Societe Generale does not provide investment advice.

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PRODUCT SUBSCRIPTION AND INVESTMENT SERVICES PROVISION

 

In accordance with its legal and regulatory requirements (particularly under the Market in Financial Instruments Directive (“MiFID”)), and depending on the type of financial instruments involved, Societe Generale may be required to verify that the financial instruments are suitable or appropriate to client investment objectives, financial situation, knowledge and experience. 

Any kind of request for subscription of a product or service offered by Societe Generale requires the acceptance of Societe Generale and implies the subscriber’s acceptance to the applicable terms and conditions, and prices.


The content of this website is provided for information purposes only. This information should not to be construed as a public offer, a solicitation from Societe Generale to the visitor of the website. None of the services and products target persons from countries which prohibit those services and products: Each person interested by subscribing products/services should assess with his/her own advisor whether his/her legal and fiscal status allows it.



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Only the paper reproduction is authorized under conditions of a use in strictly personal purposes, a respect for the integrity of the reproduced documents, or in short quotation with clear and readable mention of the source, for example under the following form "Extracts from the site www.sgifa.co.uk. All rights reserved Societe Generale group."


The trademarks quoted on the site are protected: their reproduction or use is forbidden.


Hypertext links: Societe Generale shall not be liable for the hypertext links towards other websites, and particularly for the contents of the linked websites.

Societe Generale shall not be liable for the hypertext links towards this website.



PERSONAL DATA

 

When you complete the contact form on the Societe Generale website, we will use your personal data to send you marketing communications about product related news, as well as sending you literature about our investment and deposit plans by post with your consent. 


Your personal data will be used by the Societe Generale UK IFA sales to provide this information to you. 


Unless otherwise stipulated by legal or regulatory provisions, the personal data are stored for the length of time you wish to receive this information and if you no longer wish to receive this information, please let us know. 


To the extent necessary for the fulfillments of the above purposes, Societe Generale may communicate some information to its entities, service providers and partners that are not members of the European Economic Area. These transfers are processed in a manner and guarantees that ensures appropriate security and confidentiality of the personal data. 


You are entitled to access your personal data, to obtain rectification and erasure, a right to restriction of processing, a right to object as well as a right to data portability from the following email address: LON-GDPR-SGLB@sgcib.com



DATA PROTECTION OFFICER

 

We have appointed a data protection officer (DPO) to oversee compliance of data protection laws. Our DPO can be contacted at dpo-sgil.lon@sgcib.com. You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues at the following address: 

Information Commissioner’s Office 

Wycliffe House 

Water Lane 

Wilmslow 

Cheshire 

SK9 5AF


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