Societe Generale awarded 'Best Lending Bank' in large cap LBO financing in France by Private Equity Magazine


Societe Generale awarded 'Best Lending Bank' in Large Cap LBO Financing in France by Private Equity Magazine during the 15th edition of the 'Grands Prix' held last October 2020.

Societe Generale has been awarded "Best Lending Bank" in the Large Cap LBO Financing category in France - for the 2nd consecutive year and the 4th time in the last 5 years -  during the 15th edition of the 'Grands Prix', Private Equity Magazine held last October 2020.

The 'Grands Prix' award every year key Private Equity players in France from various areas: private equity firms, law firms, mergers & acquisition boutiques, investment platforms and debt funds, and financing banks involved in LBO deals.

The jury, comprising 35 professionals from these sectors, selected Societe Generale as the winner based upon our actual volume of underwriting, the number and the size of deals completed and led as Bookrunner on the French LBO market large cap in 2019.

The consolidation of the transactions arranged and underwritten by our LBO, Technology Media Telecom and Structured Finance teams (such as B&B Hotels, Colisée / Armonea, Eight Advisory, Kiloutou, Sagemcom, Scalian, Stella/Solus, Vivalto, Webhelp) ranked Societe Generale #1 on this market segment (other nominees: CACIB, Deutsche Bank, Nomura).

This award demonstrates the recognized expertise and commitment of the Soiete Generale community in the LBO market in France.


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