Societe Generale in the UK

Societe Generale was established in the UK in 1871. The Group's expertise in the UK ranges from corporate and investment banking to private banking services, prime brokerage and clearing services to vehicle and equipment finance.

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14 Jun 2024
Supporting the Development of Shelter’s GROW Programme
Together with the SG UK Foundation, we are proud to be supporting Shelter for five years, funding its Getting Real...
News & Insights
Together with the SG UK Foundation, we are proud to be supporting Shelter for five years, funding its Getting Real Opportunities of Work (GROW) Programme.
Supporting the Development of Shelter’s GROW Programme
14 Jun 2024
A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR ESG: GLOBAL TRANSACTION BANKING LEADS THE CHARGE
Corporate treasurers are at the tiller as they help their companies navigate the increasing ESG challenges. While global...
Expert views
Corporate treasurers are at the tiller as they help their companies navigate the increasing ESG challenges. While global standardisation around ESG is still a work in progress, a recent innovative framework developed by Societe Generale can help to increase transparency and credibility in this space.
A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR ESG: GLOBAL TRANSACTION BANKING LEADS THE CHARGE
07 Jun 2024
Our partnership with International Finance Corporation
Vincent Nobilet, Managing Director, Agribusiness, Trade and Sustainable Commodity Finance at Societe Generale, gave an...
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Vincent Nobilet, Managing Director, Agribusiness, Trade and Sustainable Commodity Finance at Societe Generale, gave an in-depth look at our partnership with IFC.
Our partnership with International Finance Corporation
05 Jun 2024
J.C. Flowers & Co. close on the sale of First Bank to Intesa Sanpaolo
As the CEE banking sector experiences a period of transformation, the completion of J.C. Flowers & Co’s sale of First...
Clients' successes
As the CEE banking sector experiences a period of transformation, the completion of J.C. Flowers & Co’s sale of First Bank to Intesa SanPaolo in Romania marks a defining moment in the country’s banking sector where key players are reshaping the industry.
J.C. Flowers & Co. close on the sale of First Bank to Intesa Sanpaolo
03 Jun 2024
Climate Volatility: From Green Swans to Antifragility | Managing Climate Stress-tests and Financial Risk
Delving into the world of the unexpected, Kokou draws parallels between the dramatic twists and turns of Tchaikovsky's...
Podcasts
Delving into the world of the unexpected, Kokou draws parallels between the dramatic twists and turns of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" and the unpredictability of life and finance, to investigate how sudden, unforeseen events—Black Swans—impact markets and our globalized world.
Climate Volatility: From Green Swans to Antifragility | Managing Climate Stress-tests and Financial Risk
31 May 2024
The digitalisation of international trade: an opportunity to develop forfaiting
Since the development of bills of exchange by Venetian merchants and bankers, the practice of forfaiting has changed...
Expert views
Since the development of bills of exchange by Venetian merchants and bankers, the practice of forfaiting has changed very little. However, this means of export financing is today at the dawn of a profound revolution, thanks to the digitalisation of international trade. An ideal context to make it more widely accessible?
The digitalisation of international trade: an opportunity to develop forfaiting
24 May 2024
Much Ado About Something: Digitalisation’s Positive Impact on Trade
Rumours about the death of paper documentation in global trade are much exaggerated. But has the digital alternative...
Expert views
Rumours about the death of paper documentation in global trade are much exaggerated. But has the digital alternative really made as much headway as is sometimes suggested? Christian Cazenove, Group Head of Trade Oversight & Advocacy; Charline Profillet, Deputy Head, Structured Trade Finance; and Pierre Courquin, Director, Head of Forfaiting, provide TMI with...
Much Ado About Something: Digitalisation’s Positive Impact on Trade
23 May 2024
Bank/fintech collaboration: how Societe Generale Factoring places client needs at the heart of its strategy
With the emergence of fintechs, debt financing and supply chain finance have experienced new dynamics in recent years....
Expert views
With the emergence of fintechs, debt financing and supply chain finance have experienced new dynamics in recent years. And this is just the beginning: more and more partnerships are developing between banks and new technology companies to digitalise finance and provide clients with the best of both worlds.
Bank/fintech collaboration: how Societe Generale Factoring places client needs at the heart of its strategy
16 May 2024
Societe Generale awarded 6 TXF Perfect Deals of the Year Awards and topped 2023 Export Finance League Tables
Societe Generale has been awarded 6 TXF Perfect Deals of the Year Awards 2023!
Awards & Rankings
Societe Generale has been awarded 6 TXF Perfect Deals of the Year Awards 2023!
Societe Generale awarded 6 TXF Perfect Deals of the Year Awards and topped 2023 Export Finance League Tables
02 May 2024
Best Commodity Trade Finance Bank by GTR Leaders in Trade Awards 2024
Societe Generale was named "Best Commodity Trade Finance Bank" by Global Trade Review.
Awards & Rankings
Societe Generale was named "Best Commodity Trade Finance Bank" by Global Trade Review.
Best Commodity Trade Finance Bank by GTR Leaders in Trade Awards 2024
29 Apr 2024
The role of technology and trade finance in decarbonising supply chains
The global push for sustainable supply chains is strengthening the link between digitalisation and decarbonisation.
Expert views
The global push for sustainable supply chains is strengthening the link between digitalisation and decarbonisation.
The role of technology and trade finance in decarbonising supply chains
22 Apr 2024
Innovative bridges to boost economic development in Senegal
The city of Dakar, capital of Senegal and the westernmost point in Africa, is home to 25% of Senegal’s population while...
18 Apr 2024
Germany weaves its electric vehicle recharging network
The European Union's (EU) plan to ban the production and sale of new combustion vehicles from 2035 in favour of electric...
Clients' successes
The European Union's (EU) plan to ban the production and sale of new combustion vehicles from 2035 in favour of electric vehicles means the building of more electric charging stations. In Germany, to meet this need, the Federal Ministry of Digitalization and Transport initiated a nationwide tender in 2021 to launch "Deutschlandnetz", a programme to develop...
Germany weaves its electric vehicle recharging network
17 Apr 2024
Supporting the electrification of the automotive industry in Romania
According to the European Environment Agency*, the transport sector is responsible for nearly a quarter of Europe's...
Clients' successes
According to the European Environment Agency*, the transport sector is responsible for nearly a quarter of Europe's greenhouse gas emissions.
Supporting the electrification of the automotive industry in Romania
11 Apr 2024
Grey Matters and the Economics of Ageing (ft. Wei Yao, Head of Research & Chief Economist for APAC at Societe Generale)
The Chinese have a saying, 'A peaceful life has nothing to do with the passage of time'.
Podcasts
The Chinese have a saying, 'A peaceful life has nothing to do with the passage of time'.
Grey Matters and the Economics of Ageing (ft. Wei Yao, Head of Research & Chief Economist for APAC at Societe Generale)

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