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27
Nov
2020
What is the “IBOR transition”?
This transition phase refers to the ongoing preparations by the financial sector for the upcoming replacement of the...
Global markets
This transition phase refers to the ongoing preparations by the financial sector for the upcoming replacement of the reference rates (or benchmarks) known as "IBOR" (InterBank Offered Rate) by alternative "risk-free rates". This transition has many implications for the interest rates industry, investors and economic agents. IBOR rates have been used as a...
What is the “IBOR transition”?
24
Nov
2020
Sustainable investment solutions continue to gain momentum
With its tremendous momentum in recent years, how is sustainable finance faring in the current market environment? Has...
Global markets
With its tremendous momentum in recent years, how is sustainable finance faring in the current market environment? Has the pandemic accelerated the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria into investment processes? Have ESG investment solutions been impacted?
Sustainable investment solutions continue to gain momentum
16
Nov
2020
Societe Generale’s new generation of auto-calls stirs appetite among investors
Recognized by the industry for its expertise and know-how in structured products (*), Societe Generale is innovating to...
Recognized by the industry for its expertise and know-how in structured products (*), Societe Generale is innovating to diversify its range of autocalls, a type of structured product which is automatically redeemed by anticipation when certain market conditions are met and which has made the bank's investment product franchise successful.
Societe Generale’s new generation of auto-calls stirs appetite among investors
02
Nov
2020
Factoring at the heart of the bank's CSR commitments
Eric Flour, Deputy CEO of Societe Generale Factoring in charge of CSR resources and sponsors, explains how factoring, an...
Transaction Banking
Eric Flour, Deputy CEO of Societe Generale Factoring in charge of CSR resources and sponsors, explains how factoring, an essential lever of short-term financing for companies, has a strong impact in Corporate Social Responsibility.
Factoring at the heart of the bank's CSR commitments
27
Oct
2020
Taking cross-border payments to the next level
Under the current economic climate & the rapidly changing business environment, corporate treasurers are facing multiple...
Under the current economic climate & the rapidly changing business environment, corporate treasurers are facing multiple challenges to support their expanding international operations.
Taking cross-border payments to the next level
27
Oct
2020
The new market paradigm makes derivatives even more necessary to overcome uncertainty
The Covid-19 crisis caused extreme scenarios to materialize, affecting all asset classes and causing unprecedented...
Global markets
The Covid-19 crisis caused extreme scenarios to materialize, affecting all asset classes and causing unprecedented regime changes in financial market structures. In a context where interest rates remain at historically low levels, bonds no longer fulfil their protective role, equities have become expensive, certain asset classes have re-correlated and...
The new market paradigm makes derivatives even more necessary to overcome uncertainty
22
Oct
2020
Blockchain-Based Equities Settlement: The Time is Now
As in all manners of life and business, the global Covid-19 pandemic has had a serious effect on banking technology...
News
As in all manners of life and business, the global Covid-19 pandemic has had a serious effect on banking technology transformation. Distributed ledgers, already slowly riding the downward slope of the hype cycle after a meteoric rise earlier in the decade, haven’t been immune. Many banks still see promise, but firms have directed their fintech budgets toward...
Blockchain-Based Equities Settlement: The Time is Now
15
Oct
2020
Closing the Gap -- What Makes “Good ESG” for Corporations?
The Business Roundtable continues to make ESG-friendly pronouncements. In 2020 alone, they have announced actions in...
News
The Business Roundtable continues to make ESG-friendly pronouncements. In 2020 alone, they have announced actions in support of Covid-19 relief, a special committee for racial equity and justice, and a call for a more regimented response to climate change.
Closing the Gap -- What Makes “Good ESG” for Corporations?
14
Oct
2020
Improving the management of your collections with the Virtual Accounts solution: discover ICF Habitat's testimony
Societe Generale launches a virtual account offer that allows companies in France to simplify their cash management by...
Societe Generale launches a virtual account offer that allows companies in France to simplify their cash management by optimising the identification and the tracking of payments received. On this occasion, discover the cross testimony of our client ICF Habitat and Jean-François HAMANT, Business Manager at Societe Generale.
Improving the management of your collections with the Virtual Accounts solution: discover ICF Habitat's testimony
09
Oct
2020
Societe Generale and Raise Partner take up the challenge of systematic risk management
In the current market environment of increased volatility, zero rates and high valuations, investment opportunities are...
Global markets
In the current market environment of increased volatility, zero rates and high valuations, investment opportunities are becoming scarcer. In this context, Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) offer interesting prospects. These strategies apply systematic trading rules to liquid assets. They remunerate investors who take risks that cannot be hedged or...
Societe Generale and Raise Partner take up the challenge of systematic risk management
30
Sep
2020
EDF and Societe Generale’s virtual accounts offer
Societe Generale launches a new virtual accounts offer in Europe. On this occasion, EDF, one of the largest energy...
Societe Generale launches a new virtual accounts offer in Europe. On this occasion, EDF, one of the largest energy suppliers in France and abroad, presents the key moments in the co-construction of the project.
EDF and Societe Generale’s virtual accounts offer
14
Sep
2020
Societe Generale's markets activities place AI at the heart of their transformation
Against a backdrop of rapid changes in the financial ecosystem, Societe Generale's Market Activities have begun the...
Global markets
Against a backdrop of rapid changes in the financial ecosystem, Societe Generale's Market Activities have begun the transformation of their businesses by integrating Artificial Intelligence into their organizational processes and work tools.
Societe Generale's markets activities place AI at the heart of their transformation
11
Sep
2020
CMBC MSTAR shines in volatile markets
A custom multi-asset approach to offer consistent returns.
Asia-Pacific
A custom multi-asset approach to offer consistent returns.
CMBC MSTAR shines in volatile markets
07
Sep
2020
Societe Generale receives an exceptional number of awards from the EMEA Finance Magazine
For the eighth consecutive year, we are reaping again an exceptional harvest of awards from EMEA Finance. A total of ten...
For the eighth consecutive year, we are reaping again an exceptional harvest of awards from EMEA Finance. A total of ten awards across five categories were given to Global Transaction Banking activities.
Societe Generale receives an exceptional number of awards from the EMEA Finance Magazine
23
Jul
2020
Green financing boosts Taiwan's bold renewable energy plans
A series of offshore wind and floating solar projects that support policymakers’ energy transition goals are creating...
Energy & natural resources
A series of offshore wind and floating solar projects that support policymakers’ energy transition goals are creating opportunity for local and global companies in Taiwan, supported by Societe Generale.
Green financing boosts Taiwan's bold renewable energy plans
22
Jul
2020
Creative Financing Unlocks Crucial Broadband Expansion in the Heartland
Even before the age of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was clear that new communications infrastructure would be crucial to...
Infrastructure
Even before the age of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was clear that new communications infrastructure would be crucial to the evolution of the American economy going forward.
Creative Financing Unlocks Crucial Broadband Expansion in the Heartland
16
Jul
2020
European Green Deal: Get Ready to Lift-Off
With its European Green Deal, the EU has set itself the very ambitious goal of becoming the first climate neutral...
With its European Green Deal, the EU has set itself the very ambitious goal of becoming the first climate neutral continent. This has the potential of becoming a real game changer for all the actors involved and, as our European Equity Strategy team is keen to highlight, a great boost for portfolios.
European Green Deal: Get Ready to Lift-Off
08
Jul
2020
Leaning Into Green: A New Frontier in P3 Financing Emerges with University Energy Infrastructure Deals
Public-private partnerships (P3) have been an attractive option in infrastructure financing for decades, and in recent...
Infrastructure
Public-private partnerships (P3) have been an attractive option in infrastructure financing for decades, and in recent years it has become a preferred choice to develop sustainability projects as well — for reasons of operating efficiency and, often, because of newly introduced Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) targets or requirements.
Leaning Into Green: A New Frontier in P3 Financing Emerges with University Energy Infrastructure Deals
03
Jul
2020
Road to ESG integration: embedding ESG into target prices
Earlier this year, we published the first in a series of “Road to ESG integration” reports, defining and quantifying at...
Research insights
Earlier this year, we published the first in a series of “Road to ESG integration” reports, defining and quantifying at sector level the key financially relevant themes that would have a direct bearing on our qualitative approach. We received a great deal of positive feedback for this exercise, but one question was asked time and time again: “How do ESG...
Road to ESG integration: embedding ESG into target prices
01
Jul
2020
FTTH sector provides Infra boost
Check out a whole range of fibre to the home (FTTH) deals done in the months leading up to lockdown. An article written...
Power
Check out a whole range of fibre to the home (FTTH) deals done in the months leading up to lockdown. An article written by our experts Laurent Chabot and Jonathan Tweed in the PFI Global Infrastructure Report June 2020.
FTTH sector provides Infra boost
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