The FINANCIAL -- Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) is continuing to strengthen its sector-based approach within the Financial Institutions Group, by developing coverage dedicated to public-sector players and by integrating the team in charge of global coverage for financial sponsors.
With a view to enhancing its services and strategic advisory solutions for large clients, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is adding to its integrated investment banking offering by strengthening the teams responsible for global coverage for financial institutions.
In this context, Yves Jacob has been appointed Global Head of Coverage for public-sector entities within the Financial Institutions Group. Yves and his team will be responsible for developing strategic dialogue with governments, central banks, sovereign funds, development banks and supranational entities, according to Societe Generale.
As of 1 April 2018, Laurent Morel is appointed Global Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage within the Financial Institutions Group. He will work closely with Scott Phillips, who will become Chairman in the team while maintaining responsibility for overseeing his current portfolio of clients in the United States.
Based in Paris, Yves Jacob and Laurent Morel report to Jose Enrique Concejo, Global Head of the Financial Institutions Group.
Leveraging on an integrated investment banking offering to serve banks, insurance companies, fund managers, pension funds, the public sector and financial sponsors, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking aims to offer its large clients solid sector-specific expertise that is customised to their local needs.
The teams responsible for global coverage of the public sector and financial sponsors rely on senior bankers in charge of local coverage as well as the experts in capital markets and mergers & acquisitions in the Financial Institutions Group.
Through this set-up, clients benefit from a unique support system that combines sector-specific expertise and local knowledge across a comprehensive range of investment banking solutions.