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

Powering up Vietnam’s energy transition
Societe Generale is working with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to finance a wind power project in Vietnam that helps...
Clients' successes
Societe Generale is working with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to finance a wind power project in Vietnam that helps accelerate the energy transition in Southeast Asia.
Powering up Vietnam’s energy transition
World's largest sustainabilty-linked bond in Italy with an innovative S-L Cross Currency swap
The Enel Group, a multinational energy group based in Italy and a global leader in the energy sector, placed the world’s...
Clients' successes
The Enel Group, a multinational energy group based in Italy and a global leader in the energy sector, placed the world’s largest ever Sustainability-Linked Bond (SLB) in all currencies, a multi-tranche 4 billion US dollar instrument in the United States and international markets, overtaking its previous record with the EUR 3.25bn SLB priced last in June.
World's largest sustainabilty-linked bond in Italy with an innovative S-L Cross Currency swap
First sustainability-linked bond in Spain
Repsol, a Spanish global multi-energy provider, successfully launched its inaugural Sustainability-Linked Bonds in June,...
Clients' successes
Repsol, a Spanish global multi-energy provider, successfully launched its inaugural Sustainability-Linked Bonds in June, becoming the first company in Spain to issue this type of debt.
First sustainability-linked bond in Spain
Universities are taking big steps toward reducing their carbon emissions
A recent 50-year deal between Georgetown University and the global energy company ENGIE is designed to reduce the...
News
A recent 50-year deal between Georgetown University and the global energy company ENGIE is designed to reduce the University’s energy use by at least 35 percent within the next ten years.
Universities are taking big steps toward reducing their carbon emissions
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