Societe Generale SA is engaged in the provision of international banking services. It operates through the following segments: French Networks, International Retail Banking, Specialized Financial Services and Insurance, Global Investment Management and Services, and Corporate and Investment Banking. The French Networks segment offers domestic retail banking services under Societe Generale, Credit du Nord, and Boursorama. The International Retail Banking segment covers retail banking services abroad. The Specializes Financial Services and Insurance segment offers equipment and vendor financing, operational vehicle leasing, fleet management, consumer financing, and life and non-life insurance services. The Global Investment Management and Services segment includes brokerage, securities, and employee savings services. The Corporate and Investment Banking segment consists of the following businesses: global markets, financing and advisory, and legacy assets. The global markets business encompasses all market activities related to equities, fixed income, currencies, and commodities. The financing and advisory business covers all strategy, capital raising, and structures financing advisory services. The legacy assets business manages financial assets that have become illiquid in the wake of financial crisis. The company was founded on May 4, 1864 and is headquartered in Paris, France.