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Societe Generale Equipment Finance (SGEF) is a leading partner for manufacturers and vendors in Europe, the Americas, Africa, and Asia. At the heart of the real economy, SGEF offers tailored leasing and finance solutions to vendors, dealers, manufacturers and corporate customers.
With a wide geographical market coverage (more than 35 countries* and 1,400 employees), SGEF supports the development of its partners and customers building on its expertise in four sectors:
- Industrial equipment
- Healthcare & Green energy
Our skilled local teams can provide sales finance facilities, adapted to the different needs of international manufacturers and distributors. Our clients trust our multicultural expertise and deep market knowledge.
In 2020, SGEF reaffirmed its leading position and was awarded by the industry (#1 in Asset Finance 50 ranking**).
Part of the French banking group Societe Generale, SGEF managed a portfolio of €23.7bn in outstandings for the year 2020, and New Business Volume for €9.8bn.
SGEF Vision enables us to drive business
For our clients, partners and employees, SGEF wants to be:
“A leading provider of innovative and flexible solutions to finance and manage equipment;
A digital and customer-centric organization, committed to deliver an excellent experience to vendors, partners and clients across countries.
A Great Place To Work driven by simplicity, agility and sustainability.”
Corporate social responsibility approach
SGEF is committed to build together with its clients and partners a sustainable future through innovative and meaningful finance solutions. As an integrator between different stakeholders, we take a leading role in providing sustainable asset finance across our 4 industry sectors.
In 2021, we have launched an ambitious CSR roadmap called “Care & Dare about the Future”. Based on 4 pillars, “BUILD, SCALE, REUSE, LIVE”, we intend to focus on a growing share of our finance portfolio on sustainable business together with our partners and clients.
Discover SGEF 2025 CSR ambition “CARE & DARE about the Future”.
Industrial Equipment: SGEF is an experienced and innovative partner that can finance the entire range of industrial equipment needed by customers looking to increase their productivity by acquiring new equipment or vendors looking to boost sales. This includes machinery, construction equipment, and eco-friendly assets.
Transport: SGEF has a strong experience in financing transportation assets giving us unparalleled sector and asset-based expertise in trucks, commercial vehicles, agricultural machinery, handling equipment and aviation. In Germany particularly, we have traditionally been one of the transport industry’s major financing partner.
Technology: With more than 30 years of experience in this sector, SGEF is a global leader in this segment and a natural entry point for manufacturers looking for support to finance their sales. This includes hardware, IT solutions and software, but and office equipment (copier and printers).
Medical & Green Energy: SGEF has been developing its expertise in Medical Equipment (Dental, Laboratory, Surgical, Diagnostic, Fitness). Together with vendor partners, SGEF is also taking responsibility in creating new financial solutions to support Green energy and Smart City development, such as lighting as a service or dedicated finance programs to reduce CO₂ emissions.
* including Sogelease locations and partnership with Nordea
** SGEF & ALD Automotive
Societe Generale Equipment Finance France
17 cours Valmy
+33 (1) 42 14 27 39
Societe Generale Equipment Finance Czech Republic
nám. Junkových 2772/1
CZ-150 00 Prague 5
+420 955 526 700
+420 955 526 790
Societe Generale Equipment Finance Switzerland
+41 (44) 325 3900
+41 (44) 325 3922
Societe Generale Equipment Finance - GEFA BANK
+49 (202) 382 0
+49 (202) 382 444
Societe Generale Equipment Finance Benelux
3824 MJ Amersfoort
+33 (1) 42 14 78 96
+33 (1) 42 14 93 01
Societe Generale Equipment Finance China
8 Xing Yi Lu
Hong Qiao Dev Zone
Chang Ning District
+86 21 2231 1300
Societe Generale Equipment Finance Hungary
Váci út 1–3 B/4
+36 (1) 428 1040
+36 (1) 428 1049
Societe Generale Equipment Finance Italy
Via Antonio Tolomeo Trivulzio 5
+39 (02) 4654 68812
+39 (02) 4654 68841
Societe Generale Equipment Finance Poland
111, 00-102 Warsaw
+48 (22) 528 4640
+48 (22) 528 4611
SG Finans AS (SOCIETE GENERALE Equipment Finance Scandinavia)
PO Box 105
+47 21 63 20 00
+47 21 63 21 64
Societe Generale Equipment Finance Ltd
5 Kew Road
+44 (20) 8973 2000
+44 (20) 8332 1119
Societe Generale Equipment Finance Austria
Mariahilfer Straße 123/1/2/Top 122
+43 (1) 522 3410
+43 (1) 522 3410 22
SG Equipment Finance SA - Brasil
Alameda Rio Negro 433
São Paulo 06454-000
Tel: +55 (11) 2666 2250
+55 (11) 2666 2252
SG Equipment Finance SPAIN
Parque Norte. Serrano Galvache 56. Edificio Abedul, 3ª planta.
+913 834 340