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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, Societe Generale accompanies 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 on behalf of clients includes:

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

Our offer

Capital Structure Advisory

Strategic analysis of clients’ 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. Societe Generale is one of the few banks to provide clients 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
Societe Generale offers clients a full service Equity platform including IPOs, Capital increases, Equity-linked products...
Corporations and Institutions
Societe Generale offers clients 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
Societe Generale is a leading player in all European and Europe related M&A activity, leveraging its extensive advisory...
Corporations and Institutions
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.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Our clients' successes

Advancing Cameroon’s low-carbon development through hydropower
When the new Nachtigal hydroelectric power station’s turbines start turning in 2023, this 2km-long dam will supply...
Clients' successes
When the new Nachtigal hydroelectric power station’s turbines start turning in 2023, this 2km-long dam will supply almost a third of Cameroon’s electricity.
Advancing Cameroon’s low-carbon development through hydropower
Solarpack to expand the use of solar energy worldwide after a successful IPO
Solarpack to expand the use of solar energy worldwide after a successful IPO
Clients' successes
Solarpack to expand the use of solar energy worldwide after a successful IPO
Solarpack to expand the use of solar energy worldwide after a successful IPO
Syctom signs its first green loan with Societe Generale
This first green loan of EUR 30 million to finance a new household waste sorting centre in Paris underlines Syctom’s...
Clients' successes
This first green loan of EUR 30 million to finance a new household waste sorting centre in Paris underlines Syctom’s commitment to integrate its responsible approach in its financings.
Syctom signs its first green loan with Societe Generale
And the largest ultra-broadband network in Europe is in ... Italy!
The Italian telecom player Open Fiber is rolling out a landmark transaction in European fiber projects with total...
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