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Equipment Finance

Societe Generale Equipment Finance: a Leading Partner for Manufacturers and Vendors

Our skilled local teams can provide sales finance facilities adapted to the different needs of international manufacturers and distributors.  Alongside those local resources we have experienced international managers that act as a single point of contact if that is your need.  In all countries and centrally, our teams have sound industry and project knowledge in the transportation, industrial equipment and technology markets.

Our business is well-balanced with a wide range of assets financed and strong product availability that supports the entire value chain from manufacturer to end user, to whom we offer an attractive range of tailor-made equipment finance solutions (lease, operating lease, receivables & loans) as well as insurance for asset-financing needs. 

Sector Focus

Industrial Equipment: Societe Generale Equipment Finance is an experienced and innovative partner that can finance the entire range of industrial equipment needed by customers looking to increase their productivity by acquiring new equipment or vendors looking to boost sales. This includes machinery, construction equipment and eco-friendly assets.

Transport: Societe Generale Equipment Finance has a strong experience in financing transportation assets giving us unparalleled sector and asset-based expertise in trucks, commercial vehicles, agricultural machinery, handling equipment and aviation. In Germany & Scandinavia particularly, we have traditionally been one of the transport industry's major financing partner.

Technology: With more than thirty years of experience in this sector, Societe Generale Equipment Finance is a global leader in this segment and a natural entry point for US manufacturers looking for support to finance their sales.  This includes hardware, IT solutions, software but also medical and office equipment (copier & printers). 

Our offer to Vendors

Societe Generale Equipment Finance aims to establish long-term partnerships, built on mutual benefits. Accordingly, a broad offer of vendor services and cooperation is available. Depending on our partners’ sales strategy, they can choose between various leasing services offered to their customers under their own brand, co-branding agreements or loose cooperation arrangements. They can also benefit from further Societe Generale Equipment Finance services, such as individual sales promotion campaigns or accounting, collection and reporting services. Our finance partners now have access to a digital tool, the Vendor Information Portal which allows them to view the performance of all their contracts with their clients across Societe Generale Equipment Finance’s international network.

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