Technology Media Telecom expertise

We support TMT players in their strategic moves towards a sustainable growth through a 360° Investment Banking tailor-made approach (M&A, ECM, and Financing), as an illustration by:
•    Unleashing the power of full fiber and bridging the digital divide, we create financing solutions to develop equal access and affordable high quality digital infrastructures;
•    Making Datacenters more climate friendly by supporting the decarbonization of new and upgraded facilities, ensuring efficient use of power, we support our clients’ commitments to Net Zero.

Benoît Tanguy
Benoît TanguyGlobal Co-Head of Technology, Media and Telecom
Denis de Paillerets
Denis de PailleretsGlobal Co-Head of Technology, Media and Telecom

Data centers

Key facts & figures

Success stories

12 Sep 2022
Hispasat wants to improve the environmental impact of satellite communications
Hispasat, Redeia’s (previously Red Eléctrica España) Spanish satellite communications operator leader in the...
Clients' successes
Hispasat, Redeia’s (previously Red Eléctrica España) Spanish satellite communications operator leader in the distribution of content in Spanish and Portuguese, is committed to assessing the environmental impacts of its activities as well as implementing actions to reduce them; improving the energy efficiency of its facilities and optimizing waste management.
Hispasat wants to improve the environmental impact of satellite communications
07 Sep 2022
Helping to make data centers more climate friendly
Big builders of data centers are responding to climate change by both decarbonizing with new and upgraded facilities,...
Clients' successes
Big builders of data centers are responding to climate change by both decarbonizing with new and upgraded facilities, and ensuring power is used as efficiently as possible. Some new data center facilities rely almost entirely on renewable energy. Designs for new data centers seek to achieve Power Utilization Efficiency (“PUE”) better (lower) than industry...
Helping to make data centers more climate friendly
10 Aug 2022
Ireland takes a lead on digital transformation
Through the creation of a new subsidiary, ‘Fibre Networks Ireland Limited’, Irish telecommunications company eir is set...
Clients' successes
Through the creation of a new subsidiary, ‘Fibre Networks Ireland Limited’, Irish telecommunications company eir is set to significantly boost the deployment of fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) across the Republic of Ireland, positioning it to be one of the most fibre connected regions in the world.
Ireland takes a lead on digital transformation
08 Jun 2022
Unleashing the Power of Full Fibre in the UK
Rolling out reliable digital connectivity through new Full Fibre infrastructure to 8 million homes, 800K businesses,...
Clients' successes
Rolling out reliable digital connectivity through new Full Fibre infrastructure to 8 million homes, 800K businesses, 400K public sector sites and 250K 5G access points is no small feat. That is precisely what CityFibre is set to accomplish in the UK thanks to a new £4.9 billion financing.
Unleashing the Power of Full Fibre in the UK

Our Experts' Views

30 May 2022
Development of fibre in France: the final stretch
In France alone, the bank has been involved in the financing of 25 fibre optic projects with all the major private...
Expert views
In France alone, the bank has been involved in the financing of 25 fibre optic projects with all the major private operators, enabling the connection of 16 million homes and businesses.
Development of fibre in France: the final stretch
10 Sep 2020
Financing the future: trends in telecoms
Jonathan Tweed, head of TMT Finance, London, and Arnaud Burger, co-head of the TMT Industry Group
Expert views
Jonathan Tweed, head of TMT Finance, London, and Arnaud Burger, co-head of the TMT Industry Group
Financing the future: trends in telecoms
01 Jul 2020
FTTH sector provides Infra boost
Check out a whole range of fibre to the home (FTTH) deals done in the months leading up to lockdown. An article written...
Power
Check out a whole range of fibre to the home (FTTH) deals done in the months leading up to lockdown. An article written by our experts Laurent Chabot and Jonathan Tweed in the PFI Global Infrastructure Report June 2020.
FTTH sector provides Infra boost
23 Apr 2018
Fiber optic as a location advantage: Jet fuel for Germany’s rural fiber network
Germany's fiber optic network is one of the least developed in Europe. Experts from Societe Generale explain why and...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Germany's fiber optic network is one of the least developed in Europe. Experts from Societe Generale explain why and give an outlook on how smart financing options can help the country change course.
Fiber optic as a location advantage: Jet fuel for Germany’s rural fiber network

Awards and Rankings

05 Jan 2023
Societe Generale awarded “Europe Bank of the Year” at the PFI awards 2022
Societe Generale awarded several awards at the Project Finance International Awards 2022
Awards & Rankings
Societe Generale awarded several awards at the Project Finance International Awards 2022
Societe Generale awarded “Europe Bank of the Year” at the PFI awards 2022
03 Nov 2022
Societe Generale awarded by IJGlobal
Societe Generale has been nominated by IJGlobal, one of the most respected publications dedicated to the project and...
Awards & Rankings
Societe Generale has been nominated by IJGlobal, one of the most respected publications dedicated to the project and infrastructure finance space, the winner of:
Societe Generale awarded by IJGlobal
09 May 2022
Societe Generale wins multiple "Deals of the Year 2022" from The Banker!
The Banker's "Deals of the Year awards 2022" celebrate the most impressive investment banking transactions across the...
Awards & Rankings
The Banker's "Deals of the Year awards 2022" celebrate the most impressive investment banking transactions across the broad spectrum of global capital markets.
Societe Generale wins multiple "Deals of the Year 2022" from The Banker!
22 Mar 2022
IJGlobal Awards 2021: Societe Generale has been awarded several House Awards plus Deals of the Year!
Societe Generale has been awarded by IJGlobal, one of the most respected publications dedicated to the project and...
Awards & Rankings
Societe Generale has been awarded by IJGlobal, one of the most respected publications dedicated to the project and infrastructure finance space, the following honors:
IJGlobal Awards 2021: Societe Generale has been awarded several House Awards plus Deals of the Year!