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Our company and our core mission

Société du Grand Paris, a 100 % state owned  company.

  • Created by an Act of parlia ment as an " EPIC "
  • Established by Law No. 2010-597 of 3 June 2010 on Grand Paris and governed by Decree No. 2010-756  of 7 July 2010;
  • A strategic public operator for the Paris city area,  critical for France’s attractiveness;
  • One of France’s major public investor.

Our core mission: created by the State to design, develop and finance the Grand Paris Express project and contribute to the existing network modernisation

 

 


Our project: Grand Paris Express

Europe’s biggest ongoing infra  structure project

  • 4 additional metro lines around Paris
  • 100 % automatic -  200 km
  • 68 stations - 90 % underground
  • 2 million passengers everyday
  • 18 million m2 of real estate development opportunities
  • the ambition to become the world’s most digitally advanced metro  (high-speed fiber-optic network, data centers, wi-fi…)

Société du Grand Paris share the COP21 objectives.

 


Our business model

A global long term financing model secured by dedicated fiscal resources directly allocated  by the State to SGP, completed:

  • During construction, by subsidies (EU…)
  • During operation, by our own resources  (Track Access Charges, revenues from assets…)

Designer and infrastructure owner:  Société du Grand Paris (through the life of the infrastructure)
Maintainer: RATP
Operator: to be selected by Île-de-France Mobilités (through a competitive bidding process)

 


Our main credit features

A top quality issuer:

  • as an EPIC, not subject to private sector bankruptcy law;
  • a strong support and control from the French state;
  • socially and environmentally responsible. 

 Société du Grand Paris, as a state operator, is subject,  for its management, to the provisions of the decree of November 7, 2012 related to the budgetary management and public accounting


Our financial strategy

A new issuer in the international debt capital markets from money market to long term debt instruments to match its long dated infrastructure asset.

  • Recurrent: up to 30 billion € of debt with expected  annual funding program more than 2 billion €  (per year over the next 5 years);
  • Investors driven: minimum liquidity, gradual euro  credit curve creation completed with tailored made  private placements, investors base and funding diversification, secured risk management policies with no forex exposure…

The first contracts were concluded with the Caisse des Dépôts and the European Investment Bank. Others with take the form of bond issues in the international capital markets (through an EMTN program), completed to manage the day to day  treasury operations, by money market instruments (through  a NeuCP program).

 


Financing program

Long term program EMTN:

1) Base prospectus
2) EMTN Supplement
3) 2018 bonds
4) Green bonds:

 

Short term program Neu CP:

  • Name of the issuer:  Société du Grand Paris
  • Type of program:  French commercial paper
  • Program size: 3 billion € Guarantor: None
  • Rating of the program: Prime-1 Moody’s
  • Issuing and paying agent: CACEIS
  • Dealers: BNPP, CACIB, Natixis & SG
  • Purpose of the program: General funding requirements
  • Currencies of issue: € and any other currency   authorised

Read the DPF (in french)

 


Ratings

Moody's Aa2/Prime-1

« SGP's Aa2/Prime-1 ratings reflect the very strong links with its owner, the Government of France (Aa2 stable), its clear public policy mandate as well as its adequate funding available to face future fixed capital investment needs. »
January 2018

Moody's credit opinion, January 2018 (pdf)
Moody's credit opinion, July 2018 (pdf)

Fitch AA

« Fitch Ratings has assigned Societe du Grand-Paris (SGP) Long-Term Issuer Local and Foreign Currency Default Ratings (IDR) of 'AA' with a Stable Outlook and a Short-Term Foreign Currency IDR of 'F1+'. Fitch has also assigned 'AA'/'F1+'ratings to SGP's EUR5 billion EMTN programme and a 'F1+' rating to SGP's EUR3 billion commercial paper programme (Neu CP). »
September 2018

Fitch Rating, september 2018 (pdf)



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