The Paris-based company's profit during the quarter rose to $2.38 billion, up from $1.83 for the same period last year.
SocGen's performance was marked a 17 per cent increase in income from investment banking to $2.84 billion from the year ago period's figure of $2.43 billion.
Meanwhile, the sale of the firm's Euronext share to the NYSE group netted $321 million.
However, even without the one-off gain profit was up 14 per cent to $2.04 billion.
Revenue stood at $9.04 billion - a rise of 16 per cent.
News of the SocGen's performance comes after its domestic rival BNP Paribas yesterday reported a 20 percent increase in its second-quarter net profit.
Statements issued by both banks said that their low exposure to the crisis in the US subprime mortgage market as having mitigated losses.