BRD – Groupe Société Générale is a Romanian bank, of which the French Société Générale financial group holds the majority stake of 59.37%. It was rebranded after Société Générale acquired Banca Română pentru Dezvoltare (English: Romanian Development Bank) from the Romanian government in 1999. It is currently the second largest bank by assets (about 8.7 bn €) in Romania. It has over 2.2 million clients and more than 900 branches.
BRD was founded in 1990 as a commercial bank by taking over assets of the former Investment Bank of Romania.