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Mergers & Acquisitions

Societe Generale is a leading player in all European and Europe related M&A activity, leveraging its extensive advisory offering and senior level relationships to deliver successful transactions.

European M&A Advisory Excellence

From specific M&A advisory to best financing and execution solutions across industry sectors, we bring cutting-edge expertise to the transactions that matter most. Combining banking excellence with the intelligence stemming from long-standing client relationships and continuous senior level strategic dialogue, makes us a powerful partner in turning ideas into reality.

Beyond our core European and X-border Europe related capabilities, we offer access to and opportunities in CEEMEA, one of the world’s high-potential regions where Societe Generale has an unrivalled presence.

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Juan Manuel Ramírez
Juan Manuel RamírezCo-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions
Patrick Perreault
Patrick PerreaultCo-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions
Stefan Goetz
Stefan GoetzHead of Merger & Acquisition, Financial Institutions Group
Sylvain Mégarbané
Sylvain MégarbanéHead of Investment Banking Division
Juan Manuel Ramírez

Juan Manuel Ramírez

Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions

Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking

Juan Manuel Ramírez joined Societe Generale Spain’s Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) team in 2000. He was appointed Managing Director in 2011 and Co-Head of Corporate Finance for Spain & Portugal in 2014. He had previous work experience in JP Morgan and KPMG, where he spent collectively 4 years. In the last 19 years at SG, Juan Manuel has advised in numerous and relevant M&A transactions across different sectors. Since July 2019, he is Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, together with Patrick Perreault.

Juan Manuel Ramírez is a graduate of ICADE (Pontificia Comillas University) and ESC Reims.

Patrick Perreault

Patrick Perreault

Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions

Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking

Patrick Perreault, Managing Director, is appointed Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, together with Juan Manuel Ramirez Garcia in July 2019. He was Head of Mergers & Acquisitions for France since May 2019.

He joined Societe Generale in 2015 as Head of Diversified Industries within SG CIB’ Corporate Finance department. Patrick Perreault has 20-year experience in Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and strategic advisory. He worked for 13 years within Goldman Sachs’ investment banking division, including 3 years as a Managing Director. He started his career at strategic consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting in 1997 where he spent 3 years. Patrick advised on numerous M&A and financing transactions for large and midcap clients from various sectors, and on cross-border transactions in particular.

Patrick Perreault is a graduate of McGill University, HEC Paris and Stanford University.

Stefan Goetz

Stefan Goetz

Head of Merger & Acquisition, Financial Institutions Group

Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking

Sylvain Mégarbané

Sylvain Mégarbané

Head of Investment Banking Division

Sylvain Mégarbané is appointed Head of Investment Banking Division in July 2019.

Since March 2015 he was Global Head of Corporate Finance, and previously Head of Corporate Finance for Power & Utilities sector. Before joining Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking in 2010, he was an Executive Director in the European Power & Utilities team of JP Morgan that he joined in 1998.

Sylvain Mégarbané graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE (Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique) and holds a degree from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris.

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