France is the member of the G8 group and is among the top 10 largest nations in terms of Purchasing Power Parity. France has always featured in the top nations in the Fortune Global 500 with many of the companies in the 500 biggest companies of the world. Here is a list of top 10 companies in France in 2014 in terms of Market value.
10. Société Générale
French multinational company in banking and financial service, Société Générale S.A. (SocGen), has its headquarters in the French capital-Paris. The company is into five divisions and hence a universal bank. The five divisions are Corporate and Investment Banking, Retail Banking, Global Investment Management and Services, Private Banking and French Networks. It was established in 1864 and is one of the oldest banks of France. The company provides advisory and other services to its customers comprising of institutions and companies. Societe Generale, Credit du Nord and Boursorama are the brands under which SocGen operates in Retail Banking sector in France. Russia, Mediterranean region, Sub Saharan Africa, Asia etc. are the regions covered by SocGen in international retail banking. It currently employs 45,606 people and has assets of worth $ 1702 B. The signature of the company is “Building Team Spirit Together” which emphasizes on developing a long term relationship with the customers.