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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17 Jul 2024
H2 Green Steel – Building a Decarbonised Steel Industry
Carbon dioxide emissions from steel are a major agenda point for both governments and environmentally conscious...
Expert views
Carbon dioxide emissions from steel are a major agenda point for both governments and environmentally conscious consumers who are committed to reducing their carbon footprints. Christophe Hadjal, Tim Hawk and Matthew Stewart from Societe Generale’s Batteries, Mining, and Industries Finance team explain how H2 Green Steel has financed the first steel plant that...
H2 Green Steel – Building a Decarbonised Steel Industry
15 Jul 2024
Societe Generale UK Wins Gold Employer Award And Jumps 37th Place In Stonewall's Top 100 List For Leading LGBTQ+ Inclusive Employers
We are proud once again to be featured in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employer Workplace Equality Index (WEI) and, for the first...
04 Jul 2024
Supporting an improved access to health care in Senegal
To address some of Senegal’s health system deficiencies, new infrastructure is needed. Focus on the construction of a...
Clients' successes
To address some of Senegal’s health system deficiencies, new infrastructure is needed. Focus on the construction of a new hospital in the region of Tivaouane and on the reconstruction of the Aristide Le Dantec National Hospital Center in Dakar.
Supporting an improved access to health care in Senegal
02 Jul 2024
EV charging infrastructures in Europe: Business models and financing
Extensive and affordable access to public charging infrastructure is needed for the mass-market switch to electric...
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Extensive and affordable access to public charging infrastructure is needed for the mass-market switch to electric transport.
EV charging infrastructures in Europe: Business models and financing
19 Jun 2024
Perfecting the art of tailor-made client service in company-bank relationships
The client servicing offered by banks to their corporate clients plays a pivotal role in the success of both parties....
Expert views
The client servicing offered by banks to their corporate clients plays a pivotal role in the success of both parties. Technology can make this relationship element more efficient, but investing in the human side of the equation is equally vital.
Perfecting the art of tailor-made client service in company-bank relationships
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 company navigate the increasing ESG challenges. While global...
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Corporate treasurers are at the tiller as they help their company 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....
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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

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