Who we are 

Societe Generale Equipment Finance (SGEF) is a global leader and an award-winning funder for the provision of vendor finance for businesses.

We have amassed broad and deep specialist industry knowledge and expertise in structuring financial solutions for IT infrastructure, software solutions and healthcare equipment, to meet a variety of private and public sector requirements.

Our portfolio and finance offerings

Our technology portfolio is mainly focused on providing funding for sales finance programmes with manufacturers, specialist distributors and service providers. Our finance offerings are especially suited for partners providing solutions in IT: data storage, PC’s, tablets, hardware, software, peripherals.

Experts in technology finance

With over 25 years’ continuous experience in the technology finance marketplace, we can offer a deep understanding of your sales processes, routes to market and what is required to make a finance programme effective and embedded in your business.

We have a number of international technology vendor partners with whom we have worked and supported for more than 20 years and our ability to support your customer finance programmes covers a range of transactional sizes, from small ticket programmes with individual deals sizes as small as £5k up to individual transactions of £20m+.

We can deliver solutions directly to your customers, re-finance your own branded offer and also provide non-recourse equipment finance solutions for your managed service contracts.                                                                              

Supporting growth

We work to industry best practices in both the private and public sectors and our dedicated team of industry-experienced individuals with specialist knowledge understand the demands and needs of the technology and healthcare environments.

We have a wide range of flexible finance products available within this market sector
(click on the products below for more information):

Finance Lease:
Hire Purchase:
Funded service contracts:
Operating Lease:
Software Lease:
Software Payment Plan (Loan):

Ideal for businesses needing the use of technology for a period of time, but not wanting to own it.

Hire Purchase: 

Suitable for businesses waning to own the equipment after a fixed period of time.

Funded service contracts:

Gives your customer the ability to embed regular financing payments in their service contracts. Adaptable to support SaaS, IaaS and other service, license or subscription based products.

Operating Lease:

Useful for businesses or state-funded schools, helping them to meet their educational funding requirements.

Software Lease:

Enables customers to finance software solutions over a fixed period.

Software Payment Plan (Loan):

Provides a simple payment plan for subscription and term licenses based software products.

All our financial solutions are flexible, offering your customers the payment structures and terms that best suit their financial needs, including alignment with cost savings and tailored repayment profiles if required.

For any enquiries, please contact:
Vincenzo Scalzone
Head of Vendor Programmes
Technology & Structured Finance
+44 (0)7771 333768