'Best Lending Bank' in Large Cap LBO Financing in France - Private Equity Magazine


Societe Generale has been awarded "Best Lending Bank" in the Large Cap LBO Financing category in France, during the 14th edition of the 'Grands Prix', Private Equity Magazine.

The 'Grands Prix' award every year key Private Equity players in France from various areas: private equity firms, law firms, mergers & acquisition boutiques, investment platforms and debt funds, and financing banks involved in LBO deals. The jury, comprising 35 professionals from these sectors, selected Societe Generale as the winner based upon our actual volume of underwriting, the number and the size of deals completed and led as Bookrunner on the French LBO market large cap in 2018.

The consolidation of the transactions arranged and underwritten by Leverage Buy-out, Technology-Media-Telecom Finance and Mid Cap Investment Banking teams (such as Assystem Technologies, Circet, DRT, Exclusive Networks, Gerflor, Kiloutou, Sagemcom, Siaci, Stella, Vacalians) ranked Societe Generale #1 on this market segment (other nominees: CACIB, Nomura, BNPP, Natixis, DB).

This award demonstrates the recognized expertise and commitment of the SG community in the LBO market in France.