Strategic Acquisition Finance

Our Strategic & Acquisition Finance teams are active through a network of professionals based in Paris, London/Frankfurt, Madrid, New York and Hong Kong

A global debt & advisory house

From strategic options to financing recommendations, we accompany you through your strategic moves thanks to key capabilities in debt finance and capital structure advisory:

  • Acquisition
  • Demergers
  • Refinancing
  • Restructuring

We are capable of integrating every aspect of strategic acquisition finance and external growth strategies through the entire lifecycle of a transaction to fit your global business objectives. Our Acquisition Finance activities includes:

  • Financing of strategic acquisitions for corporate clients;
  • Strategic analysis in relation to financing;
  • Optimisation of the shareholding structure;
  • ... and all needs related to merger, scission operations or any major change to your scope.

Our offer

Capital Structure Advisory

Strategic analysis of your capital structure optimization worldwide through our Capital Structure Advisory approach is one of our key differentiators. We leverage on our comprehensive products and services offering to provide you with tailored advice on funding strategies ahead of a transformational move.

Acquisition finance

We provide you with recommendations and solutions for acquisition financing. We offer structuring and funding in the context of acquisitions and other large/complex event-driven corporate transactions.

Rating Advisory - a One-Stop Service Provider

Your organisation’s credit rating is fundamental to its financial strength. We are one of the few banks to provide you with dedicated Rating Advisory support.

With an extensive capital market and rating agency background, our Rating Advisory team supports you in all ratings considerations, including first-time ratings, rating upgrade/defense, capital structure optimisation and debt capacity analysis.

Related solutions:

Equity Capital Markets
We offer you a full service Equity platform including IPOs, Capital increases, Equity-linked products as well as...
Corporations and Institutions
We offer you a full service Equity platform including IPOs, Capital increases, Equity-linked products as well as Strategic Equity.
Equity Capital Markets
Leverage Financing
Financing solutions, risk coverage and advisory services related to import or export contracts. Originate, structure...
Corporations and Institutions
Financing solutions, risk coverage and advisory services related to import or export contracts. Originate, structure and execute all lending in the sector.
Leverage Financing
Mergers & Acquisitions
We are a leading player in all European and Europe related M&A activity, leveraging our extensive advisory offering and...
Corporations and Institutions
We are a leading player in all European and Europe related M&A activity, leveraging our extensive advisory offering and senior level relationships to deliver successful transactions.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Our clients' successes

Green energy in Germany: A landesbank on the move
BayernLB has issued its first sustainable benchmark bond and its debut Senior Non-Preferred bond in February with...
Clients' successes
BayernLB has issued its first sustainable benchmark bond and its debut Senior Non-Preferred bond in February with Societe Generale as joint bookrunner. The proceeds will be used to fund solar and wind power projects.
Green energy in Germany: A landesbank on the move
Shipping industry sailing into a decarbonised economy
The world’s largest container ship lessor closed the first sustainability-linked loan and sustainability-linked swap in...
Clients' successes
The world’s largest container ship lessor closed the first sustainability-linked loan and sustainability-linked swap in the sector
Shipping industry sailing into a decarbonised economy
A new milestone in the Middle East's energy transition
Leader in renewable energy and sustainable real estate in the Middle East region, Masdar has issued the first Green...
Clients' successes
Leader in renewable energy and sustainable real estate in the Middle East region, Masdar has issued the first Green Trade Finance line in the region.
A new milestone in the Middle East's energy transition
Towards lower carbon cement
LafargeHolcim partners with Societe Generale for the first sustainability-linked bond in the building materials sector
Clients' successes
LafargeHolcim partners with Societe Generale for the first sustainability-linked bond in the building materials sector
Towards lower carbon cement
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