Société Générale doubles down on Russia

By Owen Sanderson
15 May 2014

Despite the political turmoil over the dismemberment of Ukraine, Société Générale is preparing a renewed focus on the region, betting that over the three year horizon outlined at its strategy day, Russian issuers will return to market, benefitting banks that have maintained their commitment to the region.

“Even if 2014 is definitely challenging, without being in denial of anything, we are confident there is a true business opportunity for Société Générale in Russia,” said Didier Hauguel, co-head of international banking and financial services at SG. “For many large Russian corporates, our bank is a reference ...

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