Introduction SGEF

Societe Generale Equipment Finance is a leading financial company in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

We finance investments in printing, machining, manufacturing and construction machinery, agricultural equipment, and freight and passenger vehicles. High-tech – hardware, office equipment, medical technology and software – accounts for a significant slice of our business. Our experience also extends into aircraft, rolling stock, real estate, special projects and structured financing.

We provide finance lease, operating lease and business loans, including the use of subsidy-based aid and the operational programmes run by the European Investment Bank and Czech and Slovak government institutions. Besides our standard products, clients can also benefit from the supplementary services we offer, especially comprehensive insurance.

Our history

2023 - we reported new business totalling EUR 668 million, sustainable investment reached 138 mil. EUR
2020 - historically the highest market share in the Czech Republic 21,3%
2018 - acquisition of IKB Leasing SR portfolio
2011 - purchase of a majority stake by Komerční banka
1998 - launch in Slovakia
1996 - company established in the Czech Republic as DB Leasing

We operate six branches outside of Prague in the Czech Republic, along with another two in Slovakia. We look after the needs of nearly 5,000 clients and reported new business totalling EUR 668 million (CZK 16 billion) in 2023. We consistently feature among the front-runners, measured by initial debt, in rankings compiled by the Czech Leasing and Finance Association.

Part of the Societe Generale international finance group, our owners are Komerční banka and Societe Generale Equipment Finance SA. We are members of the Czech Leasing and Finance Association (ČLFA) and the Association of Leasing Companies of the Slovak Republic (ALSSR).