Societe Generale SA (SOGN.PA)
* Penalties to be covered 'almost entirely' by 1.1 bln euro provision
MILAN, Aug 24 UniCredit and Societe Generale declined to comment on a report that Italy's biggest bank was working with a senior Rothschild banker to advise it on a possible merger with the French lender.
LONDON, Aug 22 (IFR) - Societe Generale's head of European ABS trading Colm Corcoran has quit the bank and will start a new job in January, market sources say.
PARIS Shares in Europe's major banks lost further ground on Monday, as concerns about Turkey's deepening currency crisis spread to other emerging markets.
PARIS Societe Generale on Thursday reported higher second-quarter profits, supported by its overseas businesses, but a sluggish performance at its retail bank in France weighed on its shares.
* SocGen books 200 million euros provision for disputes (Adds details on merger and acquisition plans)
PARIS French bank Societe Generale said it had agreed to sell its banks in Bulgaria and Albania to Hungary's OTP Bank , as part of its strategy to reorganize its assets.
PARIS, Aug 2 French bank Societe Generale said it had agreed to sell its banks in Bulgaria and Albania to Hungary's OTP Bank, as part of its strategy to reorganize its assets.
SOFIA/JOHANNESBURG, Aug 1 French bank Societe Generale will shortly complete the sale of banks in South Africa, Albania and Bulgaria, according to several sources close to the processes, as it exits non-core markets under an asset sales programme announced last year.
JOHANNESBURG, Aug 1 Societe Generale is in talks with South African lender Absa about selling its local unit as the French bank prepares to pull out of Africa's most industrialised economy, two sources familiar with matter said.