Societe Generale Project Finance Recognized as Best

    NEW YORK and LONDON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Societe Generale Corporate &
 Investment Banking ("SG CIB") emerged from 2005 as the world's leading project
 finance house, receiving recognition and numerous top awards by the industry
 for its impressive achievements over the previous year.
     "Our firm has a long history, over fifteen years, in this business
 developing innovative financing solutions for our clients," said Global Head
 of Project Finance for SG CIB, Bill Schmid.  "We believe that this together
 with our focus on client service is reflected in the awards we've recently
 received for our work in 2005."
     The Project Finance Group exemplifies SG CIB's global excellence in
 structured finance and complements the firm's other leading structured finance
 areas, including export, commodity, asset, media & telecom, real estate and
 leveraged finance.  Structured Finance is one of the firm's core strengths,
 alongside its Derivatives and Euro Capital Markets franchises.
     In addition to being awarded Global Project Finance House of the Year by
 Project Finance International, SG CIB also was recognized in the following
 awards.
 
     By Project Finance International
     * Americas Bank of the Year
     * Asia-Pacific Bank of the Year
     * EMEA Gas Deal of the Year - Egypt LNG 2
     * EMEA Top 10 Deals of the Year - MOL and Brussels Airport
     * Americas Infrastructure Deal of the Year - Richmond Airport Rapid
       Transit
     * Americas Oil and Gas Deal of the Year - Sabine Pass
     * Asia-Pacific Power Deal of the Year - Nam Theun II
     * Asia-Pacific Top 10 Deals of the Year - Wynn Resorts Macau
 
     By Project Finance Magazine
     * North America Infrastructure Deal of the Year - Neptune
     * North America Transport Deal of the Year - RAV
     * North America Oil & Gas Deal of the Year - Sabine Pass
     * EMEA Acquisition financing Deal of the Year - BIAC
     * EMEA Mining Deal of the Year - Kupol Gold mine
     * EMEA municipal Finance Deal of the Year -Calle 30
     * EMEA Petrochemicals Deal of the Year - Q- Chem 2 and Qatofin
     * EMEA Oil & Gas Downstream - Ras Gas 2+3
     * Asia Pacific Power Deal of the Year - Nam Theun II
     * Asia Pacific Leisure Deal of the Year - Wynn Macau 2
 
     By Institutional Investor
     * North American Project Finance Deal of the Year - Neptune
 
     By Infrastructure Journal
     * Global Arranger of the Year
     * Oil and Gas Financial Adviser of the Year
     * Oil and Gas Arranger of the Year
     * Deal of the Year -Calle 30
 
     By The Asset Magazine
     * Best Project Finance Advisory House in Asia
     * Best Project Finance Deal in Asia - Nam Theun II
 
     By Finance Asia Magazine
     * Best Project Finance Deal in Asia - Nam Theun II
     * Country Award for Macau - Wynn Resorts Macau
 
     By AsiaMoney Magazine
     * Best Project Finance Deal in Asia - Nam Theun II
     * Best Loan Deal in Asia - Wynn Resorts Macau
 
     By IFR Asia
     * Macau Capital Markets Deal of the Year - Wynn Resorts Macau
 
     Project Finance Group
     Project Finance is part of SG CIB's Debt Finance division. Around the
 world, SG CIB's Project Finance team offers financial advisory and arranging
 services to private and public companies. SG CIB has built a solid and
 diversified project finance franchise spanning Europe, Latin America,
 Asia/Australia and the Americas and operating in all areas of the industry
 including the growing infrastructure sector, oil & gas, and power.
     SG CIB offers a broad range of products to governments with infrastructure
 needs and/or budgetary constraints including securitization, corporate
 finance, project financing, tax based finance and access to capital markets.
 The firm's commitment to the infrastructure project finance industry is
 demonstrated through its involvement and financing of I2 - a fund set up
 jointly with Barclays Capital.
     SG CIB also has extensive expertise in the Power sector where it is
 particularly strong in LNG projects.  SG CIB is a leader in the provision of
 finance and advice to the LNG industry.
 
     Societe Generale Group
     Societe Generale is one of the largest financial services groups in the
 euro-zone. The Group employs 93,000 people worldwide in three key businesses:
     * Retail Banking & Financial Services: Societe Generale serves about 19
 million individual customers worldwide.
     * Global Investment Management & Services: Societe Generale is one of the
 largest banks in the euro-zone in terms of assets under custody (EUR 1,317
 billion, September 2005) and under management (EUR 370 billion, September
 2005).
     * Corporate & Investment Banking: Societe Generale Corporate & Investment
 Banking ranks among the leading banks worldwide in euro capital markets,
 derivatives and structured finance.
 Societe Generale is included in the four major socially-responsible investment
 indexes. www.socgen.com
 
     Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking
     Present in over 45 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia, Societe
 Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is a reference bank specialising in:
     * Euro capital markets. A top ten player in debt and equity segments
 (bonds, securitisations, syndicated loans, equity-linked and equity issues).
     * Derivatives. Among the world leaders in equity derivatives and in many
 interest rate, credit, foreign exchange and commodities derivatives.
     * Structured finance. A worldwide leader in export, project and structured
 commodity finance.
 Combining innovation and quality of execution, Societe Generale Corporate &
 Investment Banking provides corporates, financial institutions and investors
 with value-added integrated financial solutions. www.sgcib.com
 
 

SOURCE Societe Generale

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