Accompanying businesses locally
Our dedicated specialists are on hand to help with your international development. Their job is to ensure that you enjoy all the benefits of the experience and services of an international group. We can also provide expert knowledge and input on local industrial and commercial networks, on the regulatory and fiscal framework, and on administrative procedures and requirements.
DO YOU WANT TO SET UP BUSINESS IN AFRICA?
We will put you in contact with dedicated advisors who can help you open accounts as well as find management services and local offers tailored to your requirements and to the different stages of your development.
You will have access to our professional network of legal, tax and accounting experts as well as contacts in local chambers of commerce and industry.
We will help you set up your subsidiary (incorporation procedures, capital increases, bank certificates, etc.).
DO YOU WANT TO DEVELOP AN EXISTING POSITION IN AFRICA AND ENTER NEW MARKETS?
We can provide tailormade financing solutions, in local and foreign currency. Through our close relationship with Ubifrance, you can access personalised market research and meet local partners.
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A REGIONAL PARTNER TO SUPPORT YOUR PRESENCE IN SEVERAL COUNTRIES?
We can provide high-quality, local and centralised support through our teams working in synergies. You can take advantage of standardised processes and effective tools in all the countries where Societe Generale Group is present.
In addition, our partnership with Absa, which is based on the geographic complementarity and the combined strengths of the two banks, allows us to offer you a wide range of banking products and services.
DO YOU WANT TO OPTIMISE YOUR FLOW MANAGEMENT?
We can provide you with secure domestic and international cash management tools enabling optimised flow management and cash pooling (e-banking, digitisation of flows and information).
DO YOU CARRY IMPORT/EXPORT BUSINESS WITH THE REGION?
You can take advantage of our know-how on foreign exchange controls and our recognised expertise in international transaction settlements: commercial transactions (transfers, guarantees, LC), financial transactions (parent company investment/disinvestment, loan repayments, dividend transfer).