Structured Finance

Combining sector knowledge together with structuring skills.

SG CIB originates and distributes structured finance transactions to core clients of Societe Generale Group.
We combine sector and industry knowledge together with the technical know-how and structuring skills to bring our clients the right solutions.

Natural Resources & Energy Finance

Harnessing our sectoral expertise, we provide a full range of finance and advisory services for producers, traders, processors and end-users of energy, metals and soft commodities through three key platforms:

  • Energy Group
  • Metals & Mining Finance
  • Traders, Commodity Finance & Agribusiness

Natural Resources & Energy Finance works in an integrated manner with the Commodity Markets activities for hedging and investor solutions to provide a global offer in commodities.

Emerging Markets and Sustainable development finance

Emerging Markets and Sustainable development department was created in response to a soaring demand for Structured Finance in emerging countries, particularly in areas related to urbanisation, water, climate change and social issues.
The existing involvement of our financing teams and the considerable presence of the bank's international network in these countries give us the opportunity to harness the strengths of the Group to tackle this demand.

Export Finance

We deliver financing solutions, risk coverage and advisory services related to import or export contracts whose underlying assets are capital goods, equipment and/or services to companies and financial institutions around the world.

Infrastructure & Asset Based Finance

We offer a broad range of products to our clients, whether corporate or public, including capital-raising, risk management and advisory services in:

  • Project finance
  • Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)
  • Asset finance: asset-backed finance, tax leases, operating leases and export leases

Based on asset and sector expertise as well as structuring skills in tax, regulatory compliance and accounting areas, the team offers tailor-made solutions in dedicated sectors such as:

  • Transportation: ground (subways and buses), road, logistics and support services
  • Sea : ports, vessels and cranes
  • Air : airports, aircraft and baggage handling
  • Public services: health, education, public infrastructure, defense and custodial
  • Environment: water, waste, wind farms and solar

Focus on Shipping Finance:


We provide dedicated expertise and tailored solution around the world to over 100 shipping and offshore sector clients looking to fund the build, purchase or development of vessels and offshore projects. Our professionals focus on those clients and sectors where we believe we can add most value – namely, financing for Industrial and LNG Shipping and Offshore sector projects.

Our leadership in structured finance together with a global network of investor, export credit agency and banking relationships means we can deliver complex and/or high-value shipping transactions on competitive terms, even in the toughest market conditions.

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Transaction and Debt Advisory

Our objective is to deliver innovative financial solutions to Corporate clients and Financial Institutions on both the financing and investment sides. To support our customers we have developed a wide range of efficient technologies based on the optimization of cross-border solutions including the enhancement of some of Global Finance’s offers in Leasing or Project Finance.