Societe Generale awarded Aviation Finance House for the Year by Airfinance Journal and 10 deals of the year from Airline Economics
In 2021, Societe Generale arranged numerous instrumental transactions for the entire aviation/aeronautical value chain, demonstrating the strong capabilities of the teams to execute sizeable and complex transactions under time constraints, be agile and innovative to overcome obstacles and set new industry benchmarks.
Societe Generale is awarded Aviation Finance House for the Year 2021 by Airfinance Journal, judged by an international, independant and highly-regarded panel.
This is a testimony of Societe Generale first-class, innovative and comprehensive solutions delivered to the aviation sector throughout 2021, across all geographies and multiple market-leading deals, together with 4 individual deals awards (Bank Loan Deal of the Year, Structured Lease Deal of the Year, Environmental/ESG leadership Deal of the Year, Lessor Unsecured Bond Deal of the Year).
In a challenging environment, we are very proud of the unwavering support provided to our clients and to reach this leading worldwide prestigious sector award.
Airline Economics, the flagship publication dedicated to the commercial aviation finance and leasing industry has announced the winners of its 11th Aviation 100 Deals of the Year awards 2022. Societe Generale is very proud of being credited with 10 different awards. Those recognitions showcase Societe Generale first-class execution and structuring capabilities, providing unwavering support to its clients in the most challenging environment. It is illustrating Societe Generale’s expertise to arrange unique set of comprehensive Financings and Advisory solutions across all regions and products.
In 2021, Societe Generale arranged numerous instrumental transactions for the entire aviation/aeronautical value chain, demonstrating again the strong capabilities of the team to execute sizeable and complex transactions under time constraints, be agile and innovative to overcome obstacles and set new industry benchmarks.
This has been made possible thanks to a longstanding multi-decades presence in aviation finance, a portfolio which has been particularly resilient through the most adverse crisis ever known, and the continuing trust of our clients and partners.
Societe Generale supported airlines, lessors and manufacturers with comprehensive bank debt solutions (secured commercial or covered debts, recourse and non-recourse portfolio financings, debt and equity arrangement), debt capital market and derivatives solutions, leveraging on its international setup, professionalism of the Aviation Finance Team, as well as Asset-Back Products and Debt Capital Market capabilities, as well as unique Positive Impacts Financing & Advisory franchise(*).
(*) Societe Generale being one of the founding member of the Climate-Aligned Finance for Aviation (click here to see the press release), a partnership with Rocky Mountain Institute together with 5 other leading aviation banks, aiming to creative a sector collective climate-aligned finance (CAF) framework to support aviation decarbonation. Societe Generale established worldwide leadership in ESG, as demonstrated by multiple recognitions: Environmental/ESG leadership deal of the Year from AirFinance Journal, and more globally Best Investment Bank for Sustainable Financing (Global Finance), Best Bank for Sustainability (IFR) and Investment Bank of the Year for Sustainability (The Banker).