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

Energy transition: a new sorting center at the cutting edge of technology with Veolia
A new enlarged and modernized sorting center will treat all waste from the Drôme and Ardèche departments in one single...
Clients' successes
A new enlarged and modernized sorting center will treat all waste from the Drôme and Ardèche departments in one single place from September 2021. Benefiting from Veolia's know-how and funding from Societe Generale, the center will be able to recycle all plastic packaging, in accordance with the Energy Transition for Green Growth Act, to be complied with by...
Energy transition: a new sorting center at the cutting edge of technology with Veolia
New offshore wind power project in Normandy: the annual consumption of nearly 800,000 people goes green!
Supported by Societe Generale, EDF Renouvelables, Enbridge and wpd start the construction of an offshore wind farm off...
Clients' successes
Supported by Societe Generale, EDF Renouvelables, Enbridge and wpd start the construction of an offshore wind farm off Fécamp, for a total investment estimated at 2 billion euros. This major project should generate enough annual electricity to meet the power needs for 770,000 people and generate significant economic benefits for the region.
New offshore wind power project in Normandy: the annual consumption of nearly 800,000 people goes green!
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.
How a corporation accelerates its green commitment with a Green Line Facility? Example with Elecnor
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.
Supporting the green transition with innovative electric vehicle batteries & accelerator products
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