Trade Funding Solutions
We understand how important trade funding is to your business. That is not an empty platitude. We understand the importance because we listen to our clients and we listen to the markets, and both are sending loud signals. We know from the World Trade Organization (WTO) that between 80% to 90% of all global trade needs trade financing to take place. That is a stunning level of reliance on the financial sector, whose interests may not allign with yours.
We also know that there is a severe shortage of available trade financing throughout the world. The shortage of available trade financing now exceeds $1.6 trillion US. and it’s growing. The
and it’s growing. The shortage of trade capital is starting to have an impact on global markets and a severe impact on small businesses.
To meet the growing demand and minimize We have developed trade funding services to enhance your ability to trade globally, improve your cash flow and make your business more profitable. Our innovative trade funding services will make doing business internationally easier and more profitable.
We aren’t claiming to feel your pain.
Our Trade Funding Services provide individuals, companies, governments and other organizations a range of real world financing solutions. We bring global expertise and an array of trade financing options to every transaction. We arrange trade funding through our individual, corporate, private and institutional lenders, including investment banks, merchant banks, private international banks and trusts, and other lending institutions. The result is an experienced team all working to provide the trade funding you need.
We offer unsurpassed project funding expertise, including some of the most innovative funding solutions in the world. Global Trade Funding sources unique funding alternatives through capital markets and lenders worldwide. We also provide the capabilities of a global funding team who have a history of successfully funding some of the most challenging and complex international financing projects in the world.
Availability of Trade Funding Solutions
We provide our clients global financing expertise backed by an experienced team of advisers. We maintain financing resources to fund capital projects in numerous business sectors, some of which are listed on the right.
In addition to the extensive resources which are available to us from among the world’s leading capital markets, we provide our clients with advisory services for virtually every facet of international trade finance, as well as access to investment grade and non-investment grade markets. We generally focus on transactions over $100 million, with no upper limits, but can make exceptions for projects requiring as little as $10 million.
We have developed increasingly innovative funding solutions that have financed projects the world over, in addition to traditional project financing structures with all forms of bank and capital market financing. Our capabilities also include combining numerous structured funding techniques within individual projects to ensure every transaction delivers maximum benefit at minimal cost to our clients. Our experience in international financing, involving multiple project funding sources – including multilateral, developmental and export credit institutions – is substantial. We also have the skills needed to negotiate the documentation for almost every conceivable financing structure in virtually every jurisdiction in the world.
We pride ourselves on always knowing precisely how to align the right project and the right lender at the right time. Thus we are positioned to offer some of the fastest application and processing times in the industry while ensuring funding commitments are issued by, or verified through, major international financial institutions.
Our trade funding services follow a set process commencing with the submission of an outstanding business case along with all of the information and documentation to support your funding requirements. We will quickly ask you to demonstrate you have sufficient cash collateral to seed fund your project, assuming this is in order, we will arrange to meet you and discuss in detail the options available to you including our joint venture approach. Some of the trade funding services we offer are summarized below. Click through to any of them to learn more about available trade funding options. Or, if you are ready to proceed with your deal, click to submit Funding Request.