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19
Mar
2019
Societe Generale launches SWIFT gpi in nine new countries
Societe Generale extends coverage of SWIFT GPI to nine new countries in Western Europe and Asia, enabling its corporate...
18
Mar
2019
Close-Up Look at Private Equity as the Industry Grows and Adapts
As Chairman of Financial Sponsor Coverage, Scott Phillips has helped steer the Societe Generale Americas business...
Expert views
As Chairman of Financial Sponsor Coverage, Scott Phillips has helped steer the Societe Generale Americas business supporting Private Equity for over two decades and has worked with PE firms across the globe. As the industry continues to evolve into something that looks and acts far different than it did at its beginning, we took the opportunity to ask Scott...
Close-Up Look at Private Equity as the Industry Grows and Adapts
14
Mar
2019
We welcome the Lomé Initiative
On the occasion of the One Planet Summit that was held in New York City on September 26, 2018, the President of the...
14
Mar
2019
Commodities Outlook. Glass Half Full
Industrial commodity prices have whipsawed since we published the November edition of the Commodities Outlook. Brent...
14
Mar
2019
Creation of a Global Alliance for Smart Cities in Africa to provide access to clean energy and connectivity, and launch of a smart lamppost program
Emerging markets and developing countries, mainly in Africa, are key areas where investments are needed to achieve the...
12
Mar
2019
Structured Retail Products Africa Awards 2019
Societe Generale wins Best Proprietary Index Provider in Africa in the Structured Retails Products Africa 2019 Awards.
08
Mar
2019
Structured Retail Products Europe Awards 2019
Societe Generale won seven awards in the Structured Retail Products Europe 2019 Awards.
04
Mar
2019
EnBW to help foster Germany’s energy transition with green bond issue
Projects in the fields of wind power, photovoltaics and electric mobility to profit from the proceeds
Clients' successes
Projects in the fields of wind power, photovoltaics and electric mobility to profit from the proceeds
EnBW to help foster Germany’s energy transition with green bond issue
01
Mar
2019
We are at the turning point for retail investment in ESG
The argument that returns from ESG-linked investments are worth more than a second look is playing out to the extent...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
The argument that returns from ESG-linked investments are worth more than a second look is playing out to the extent that buying into the sustainable finance model is nudging its way towards the mainstream.
We are at the turning point for retail investment in ESG
25
Feb
2019
Opening up derivative locks in Ghana and Mongolia
Emerging markets governments and, to a lesser degree, corporates have borrowed heavily in US dollars, exposing them to a...
News
Emerging markets governments and, to a lesser degree, corporates have borrowed heavily in US dollars, exposing them to a currency risk in a world in which US rates appear only to be rising. There is a clear need for these issuers to hedge against this risk, and that derived from raising funds in foreign currency.
Opening up derivative locks in Ghana and Mongolia
20
Feb
2019
Living on the hedge and peering into domestic markets
A prominent role in hedging the latest billion dollar-plus Eurobond for Ivory Coast and assisting in the development of...
Expert views
A prominent role in hedging the latest billion dollar-plus Eurobond for Ivory Coast and assisting in the development of domestic bond markets in Africa mark Societe Generale's continued commitment to advancing financial markets in the region.
Living on the hedge and peering into domestic markets
18
Feb
2019
Advancing Cameroon’s low-carbon development through hydropower
When the new Nachtigal hydroelectric power station’s turbines start turning in 2023, this 2km-long dam will supply...
Clients' successes
When the new Nachtigal hydroelectric power station’s turbines start turning in 2023, this 2km-long dam will supply almost a third of Cameroon’s electricity.
Advancing Cameroon’s low-carbon development through hydropower
14
Feb
2019
Navigating Late-Cycle Cross Asset Volatility
Concerns surrounding the robustness of global growth have led to a pick-up in volatility across various asset classes....
14
Feb
2019
Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking appoints Olivier Biraud Senior Banker
Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) announces the appointment of Olivier Biraud as Senior Banker in...
08
Feb
2019
Lyxor goes green for debut ESG ETF listing in The Nordics
Lyxor has listed its first exchange-traded fund (ETF) in Sweden, a Green Bond ETF that started life on 21 February 2017...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Lyxor has listed its first exchange-traded fund (ETF) in Sweden, a Green Bond ETF that started life on 21 February 2017 as the world’s first of its kind. The new listing on the Nasdaq-OMX Exchange of an ETF that has €54.2m of assets under management marks an expansion in the region that has included moving office into a local Societe Generale branch that was...
Lyxor goes green for debut ESG ETF listing in The Nordics
08
Feb
2019
Banks help engineer the low-carbon economy
When ALD Automotive, a leading worldwide vehicle leasing company, raised EUR 500m through a Positive Impact Bond in...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
When ALD Automotive, a leading worldwide vehicle leasing company, raised EUR 500m through a Positive Impact Bond in October 2018 to buy ‘clean energy’ cars, it took a pioneering approach by selecting the cars with the lowest CO2 emissions over their entire lifecycles from their manufacturing to recycling.
Banks help engineer the low-carbon economy
04
Feb
2019
Solarpack to expand the use of solar energy worldwide after a successful IPO
Solarpack to expand the use of solar energy worldwide after a successful IPO
Clients' successes
Solarpack to expand the use of solar energy worldwide after a successful IPO
Solarpack to expand the use of solar energy worldwide after a successful IPO
04
Feb
2019
How to position equity portfolios in case of economic slowdown?
Fears of a recession returned forcefully at the end of 2018, a reminder that what looks set to be the longest economic...
01
Feb
2019
Syctom signs its first green loan with Societe Generale
This first green loan of EUR 30 million to finance a new household waste sorting centre in Paris underlines Syctom’s...
Clients' successes
This first green loan of EUR 30 million to finance a new household waste sorting centre in Paris underlines Syctom’s commitment to integrate its responsible approach in its financings.
Syctom signs its first green loan with Societe Generale
01
Feb
2019
Global Markets Incubator: First Cohort Moves In!
Global Markets Incubator is proud to announce that it has selected six fintech companies to join its market activities...
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