Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.
Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.
GLBA/AFI/MER originates senior secured lending opportunities on new or modern vessels for new and existing clients in accordance with the approved guidelines (regarding client quality, transaction structure, loan maturity etc.), and provides financial advisory and debt arranging services to key clients in relation to the debt financing of industrial shipping classes, liquefied natural gas vessels (LNG), floating production storage and off-loading vessels (FPSO) as well as selective passenger vessels (ferries). It also has a dedicated advisory team that provides wider scope advisory services to the maritime industry including asset level and corporate M&A insight, commercial structuring, partnership arrangements, ESG advisory, arranging alternative debt sources and commodity and related service procurement.