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


SG CIB awarded 'Best Lending Bank' in Large Cap LBO Financing by Private Equity Magazine

SG CIB has been awarded for the second year in a row:

in the Large Cap LBO Financing category, during the 12th edition of the 'Grands Prix', Private Equity Magazine.

The 'Grands Prix' award every year key Private Equity players in France from various areas: law firms, mergers & acquisition boutiques, investment funds, and financing banks involved in LBO deals.

The jury, comprising thirty professionals from these sectors, selected Societe Generale as the winner based upon the following criteria:

  • Number and size of our deals as Bookrunner on the French LBO market large cap in 2016, including the TMT sector, such as B&B, Saverglas, Elsan/Medipole, Safran Identity& Security, Sagemcom, Ethypharm, Provalliance or Novacap.
  • Our presence on the High Yield segment that complemented our activity on the “Loans” market, as evidenced by our Joint Bookrunner roles on Thom, Verralia, Europcar or Domus Vi.

This award demonstrates our recognized expertise in the LBO segment, particularly in France.