Leverage Financing

Financing solutions, risk coverage and advisory services related to import or export contracts.
Originate, structure and execute all lending in the sector.

The leverage finance offering provides you with innovative and integrated financing solutions to meet your objectives in multiple areas of expertise:

Leveraged Buy-Outs (LBO)

With primary focus on LBOs conducted with Financial Sponsor clients, as LBO professionals we accompany the origination and structuring of leverage buy-out for non investment grade clients. We are present in the main European platforms (Paris, London, Frankfurt, Madrid, Milan) and in the US.

Corporate Leveraged finance

Our expertise focuses on corporate leveraged loan and high yield offering and targets leveraged corporate where there is visibility for short to medium-term high yield issuance.

Technology, Media & Telecom finance

We propose you a wide range of solutions based on a sector approach. Our offering encompasses acquisition financeexport and project finance as well as LBO for Media & Telecom counterparties. Our teams cover all European and Emerging market (Eastern Europe and Middle East) from Paris and London, with our Corporate Media Telecom franchise launched in the US.

High Yield Capital Markets

Working together with Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking’s Debt Capital Markets teams, we propose an advisory approach to upscale our high yield offering, with high yield platforms based in Paris, London and New York covering both European and US markets.

All the benefits of an integrated coverage of Financial Sponsors

Client-driven approach

  • Multi-product offering
  • Europe and US geographic coverage
  • Mirroring client needs

Independent advice

  • M&A buyside and sellside mandates
  • Monitoring for IPO opportunities
  • Identification of investment targets

Dedicated Media and Telecom Finance team

One-stop shop for financing loans and bonds

  • Underwriting capacity of up to 100% per transaction
  • Dedicated syndication and credit resources
  • Access to hedging, asset backed, project finance and real estate financing

Full High Yield structuring and distribution platform

Corporate Leveraged Finance team

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Our clients' successes

How a corporation accelerates its green commitment with a Green Line Facility? Example with Elecnor
Elecnor, the Spanish infrastructure, energy and telecommunications group, has recently entrusted Societe Generale to act...
Clients' successes
Elecnor, the Spanish infrastructure, energy and telecommunications group, has recently entrusted Societe Generale to act as fronting and issuing bank of its first Eur70 million green guarantee facility.
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Supporting the green transition with innovative electric vehicle batteries & accelerator products
In May, BASF issued the first green bond in the European chemicals sector with the help of Societe Generale. Proceeds...
Clients' successes
In May, BASF issued the first green bond in the European chemicals sector with the help of Societe Generale. Proceeds will be used for several green projects, including the production of electric vehicle batteries and accelerator products.
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Success of the first Covid-19 Covered Bond issue in support of French public hospitals
SFIL, through its Covered Bonds issuer CAFFIL, successfully launched a social bond issue of one billion euros with a...
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SFIL, through its Covered Bonds issuer CAFFIL, successfully launched a social bond issue of one billion euros with a five-year maturity. Supported by Societe Generale, the proceeds of this first Covid-19 related bond will be used to finance public hospitals, whose additional costs linked to the current health crisis are constantly increasing.
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BBVA launched the first social bond to help mitigate the Covid-19 pandemic
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BBVA launched on May 27th, the first social bond to help mitigate the severe social and economic impacts caused as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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