SOCIETE GENERALE : SOCIETE GENERALE: 65% OF THE 2012 DIVIDEND WILL BE PAID IN NEW SHARES

SOCIETE GENERALE : SOCIETE GENERALE: 65% OF THE 2012 DIVIDEND WILL BE PAID IN
                                  NEW SHARES

Paris, 19 June 2013
65% OF THE 2012 DIVIDEND WILL BE PAID IN NEW SHARES

The General Meeting  of shareholders  of Societe  Generale, held  on May  22nd 
2013, approved the  payment of  a dividend  of EUR  0.45 per  share, with  the 
option (from May 29th to June 12th, 2013included) to pay the whole dividend in
new Societe Generale shares. The shares  were traded ex-dividend on May  29th, 
2013 and dividends will be made payable as from June 24th, 2013.

Shareholders representing  65% of  Societe Generale  shares opted  for a  2012 
dividend in shares. The total number  of new Societe Generale ordinary  shares 
issued  for  the  purposes  of  the  dividend  payment  is  8,835,256  shares, 
representing 1.1% of  the Company's  capital, before taking  into account  the 
issuing of the new shares.

These new ordinary shares  will carry dividend rights  from January 1st,  2013 
and will be  the subject of  an application  for admission to  trading on  the 
Euronext Paris SA market as from June 24th, 2013.

They will be of the same class and can be assimilable to the Societe  Generale 
ordinary shares already admitted  to trading on the  Euronext Paris SA  market 
(Compartment A - ISIN code FR 0000130809).

Societe Generale 

Societe Generale is  one of  the largest European  financial services  groups. 
Based on a diversified universal  banking model, the Group combines  financial 
solidity with a strategy of sustainable  growth, and aims to be the  reference 
for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients,  chosen 
for the quality and commitment of its teams.

More than  154,000 employees,  based  in 76  countries, accompany  32  million 
clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Societe Generale's teams  offer 
advice and services  to individual, corporate  and institutional customers  in 
three core businesses:

  *Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network,  Credit 
    du Nord and Boursorama;

  *International retail  banking,  with a  presence  in Central  and  Eastern 
    Europe, Russia, in the Mediterranean basin, in Sub-Saharan Africa, in Asia
    and in the French Overseas Territories;

  *Corporate and investment  banking with  a global  expertise in  investment 
    banking, financing and global markets.

Societe Generale is  also a  significant player in  specialised financing  and 
insurance, private banking, asset management and securities services.

Societe Generale is  included in the  socially-responsible investment  indices 
FTSE4Good and ASPI.

For more information, you can follow  us on twitter @societegenerale or  visit 
our website www.societegenerale.com.

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