Tag Archives: SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking launches Global Markets Incubator for market-dedicated Fintechs

PARIS, 02-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With this launch, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) adopts a pioneering approach in incubation for start-ups specialising in market activities, while strengthening its support to the Fintech ecosystem. The selected Fintechs will … Read the full press release

Societe Generale classed as Best French Bank in RobecoSAM’s CSR ranking

PARIS, 02-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For the first time, Societe Generale has been classed Best French Bank in RobecoSAM’s CSR* ranking. The Group was ranked eighth out of the 133 European banks included in the study, and remained in the top … Read the full press release

Major companies form new venture to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through blockchain

Fifteen of the world’s largest institutions, including banks, trading companies, an inspection company1 and an energy major have formed a new venture known as komgo SA, that will seek to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through a blockchain based open … Read the full press release

Societe Generale appoints David Abitbol as the new Head of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) based in Paris

PARIS, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale appoints David Abitbol as the new Head of Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS). This appointment will be effective as of 1st January 2019. Based in Paris, he will report to Séverin Cabannes, Deputy … Read the full press release

Societe Generale to sell its majority stake in Societe Generale Expressbank (Bulgaria) and Societe Generale Albania to OTP Bank

Societe Generale has entered into an agreement to sell its majority stake in Societe Generale Expressbank (Bulgaria) to OTP Bank. The closing of the transaction is expected to take place in the coming months, subject to receipt of clearances from … Read the full press release

Appointments within Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking’s Coverage and Investment Banking team

PARIS, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is pleased to announce the following appointments within its Coverage and Investment Banking team dedicated to financial institutions. These appointments are effective since June 2018. Stefan Goetz is appointed Head of … Read the full press release

Societe Generale: The new 87 MW Beryl Solar Farm will offset the entire operational needs of clean energy for the new Sydney Metro Northwest railway

PARIS, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Beryl Solar Farm helps deliver Sydney’s new fully automated train services in 2019 The recent financial close of an 87 megawatts (MW) Beryl Solar Farm project in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, will help deliver power to … Read the full press release

we.trade demonstrates the power of blockchain technology during first live trades on the platform

UTRETCH, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — we.trade today (3 July 2018) confirmed that the first live trades have taken place on the platform. Over the last week several companies have executed trades, via 5 banks. These trades signify the first commercially viable … Read the full press release

Societe Generale acquires French fintech Lumo, a renewable energy crowdfunding solution pioneer

PARIS, 22-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lumo is a French fintech that since 2012 has been combining leading expertise in crowdfunding and renewable energies to accelerate the energy transition. It gives individuals and companies the opportunity to help finance a selection of … Read the full press release

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) appointments: Yves Jacob as Global Head of Coverage for public-sector entities and Laurent Morel as Global Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) is continuing to strengthen its sector-based approach within the Financial Institutions Group, by developing coverage dedicated to public-sector players and by integrating the team in charge of global coverage for financial sponsors. … Read the full press release

Multi-sector industry coalition SEA\LNG welcomes the first financial institution to its coalition: Societe Generale

PARIS, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today announced the addition of the first financial institution to the coalition; Societe Generale. Joining a … Read the full press release

Societe Generale: Fromageries Bel extends the maturity of its € 520 million multi-currency revolving credit facility

PARIS, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On December 21, 2017, Fromageries Bel signed an addendum to extend the maturity of its € 520 million multi-currency revolving credit facility and, on that occasion, chose to include environmental and social impact criteria. The maturity … Read the full press release

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking announces appointments within its Global Markets division

PARIS, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) announces the following appointments within its Global Markets division. These appointments will be effective from 1 January 2018. • Yann Garnier is promoted Head of Sales for Global Markets. Yann will … Read the full press release

Societe Generale announces changes to its Group General Management team

PARIS, 16-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For several years, Societe Generale Group has been committed to an ambitious transformation plan to develop its customer focus and adapt its operating model to contend with the major changes affecting the banking market worldwide, and … Read the full press release

Societe Generale partners with Rugby India

Partners with Rugby India to promote the sport MUMBAI, 01-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale, today announced its partnership with Rugby India, to promote the sport in the country. Societe Generale comes on board as the ‘Financial Partner of Rugby … Read the full press release

Société Générale Global Transaction Banking (SG GTB) s’est vue décerner le prix Distinguished Provider of Transaction Banking Services

PARIS, 13-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Pour la quatrième année consécutive, Société Générale Global Transaction Banking (SG GTB) s’est vue décerner le prix « Distinguished Provider of Transaction Banking Services » pour la qualité de ses services de transaction en Euros par … Read the full press release

Societe Generale made digital media and innovation a priority in its 2014-2016 strategic plan

PARIS, 25-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale continues to embrace innovation, which has been a cardinal value for the Group for the past 150 years, drawing on the creative force of its employees and increasing connections and bringing together its … Read the full press release

PGNiG Upstream International AS to repay some of its outstanding debt with new USD 400m credit facility agreement signed with Societe Generale, BNP Paribas, ING, HSBC, Citibank, CACIB, SEB and Natixis

WARSAW, 17-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — PGNiG Upstream International AS, a subsidiary of PGNiG SA, executed a USD 400m credit facility agreement with eight banks (Societe Generale, BNP Paribas, ING, HSBC, Citibank, CACIB, SEB and Natixis).  The primary use of proceeds … Read the full press release

Société Générale lance une offre complète de financement du Crédit d’Impôt Recherche

PARIS, 2-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Société Générale soutient les entreprises qui investissent en R&D et lance pour ses clients¹ une offre de financement du Crédit d’Impôt Recherche (CIR) en partenariat avec sa filiale CGA (Compagnie Générale d’Affacturage). En la matière, … Read the full press release

Societe Generale raised its stake in Rosbank to 99.4% with 7% share acquisition from Interros group

PARIS, 16-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale announces the acquisition of 7 % of Rosbank’s share capital from Interros group, raising its stake to 99.4 %, in line with its strategy of building up the Group’s stake in Rosbank. This transaction … Read the full press release

Société Générale favorise l’accès au crédit pour les créateurs et repreneurs d’entreprises avec son partenaire la SIAGI

PARIS, 10-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Dans un environnement économique difficile, l’accès au crédit pour les créateurs d’entreprises est un enjeu de taille. Société Générale et les financements des créateurs et repreneurs d’entreprise : Un acteur majeur du financement du tissu économique : … Read the full press release

Dominique Bourrinet appointed Group General Counsel at Societe Generale

Paris, France, 23-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale announces the appointment of Dominique Bourrinet as Group General Counsel with effect from January 1st2014. Dominique Bourrinet, who was Group Deputy General Counsel since October 1st after working as General Counsel for Corporate and Investment … Read the full press release

The European Commission announced it fined 8 international banks € 1.71 billion for financial derivatives cartels within the European Economic Area

Brussels, Belgium, 05-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has fined 8 international financial institutions a total of € 1 712 468 000 for participating in illegal cartels in markets for financial derivatives covering the European Economic Area (EEA). Four of these … Read the full press release

Vienna 2 Initiative Full Forum in Brussels focused on weak credit growth and non-performing loans (NPLs) across Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe (CESEE) banking sector

Brussels, Belgium,  24-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Vienna 2 Initiative Full Forum met in Brussels on 21-22 October. It assessed recent trends in deleveraging, credit provision, and non-performing loans (NPLs) in the banking sectors of Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe (CESEE). … Read the full press release

Helaba, Crédit Agricole and Société Genérale provided €87.5M loan for Metro Cash&Carry stores in France

26-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Helaba is providing a loan of EUR 87.5 million for a commercial property portfolio in France together with Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, and Société Genérale. Helaba manages the consortium, acting in the role of agent, … Read the full press release

Société Générale Lance Une Experience Collaborative Unique Sur Les Enjeux Du Numérique

9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Dans le cadre de sa stratégie volontariste visant à relever les multiples enjeux du numérique, Société Générale a lancé une expérience collaborative unique qui a associé l’ensemble de ses collaborateurs dans le monde à une démarche de … Read the full press release

SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE ANNONCE LA VENTE DE GENIKI BANK À PIRAEUS BANK

Paris, 20-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Société Générale annonce avoir signé aujourd’hui un accord définitif avec Piraeus Bank concernant la vente de la totalité de ses parts¹ (99,08%) détenues dans sa filiale grecque, Geniki Bank. Cet accord résulte de la réussite des négociations entre … Read the full press release