Increased financial control and focus on working capital have resulted in increased focus on working capital. As a consequence of the financial turmoil during the past years we have noted increased demand for financing. Offering financing is often a parameter that determine who will win a sales contract and is seen to be a condition for a purchase.
Financing may be provided as suppliers or buyer credit. Suppliers credit is when the exporter extend the credit to its customer while buyer credit normally is obtained by the buyer itself or through its local bank.
Structured Trade Finance is a way of providing solution that will help you become even more competitive. Structured Trade Finance is preferably used for transactions that encompasses long production period and credit periods between 180 days up to 5 years. The amount should also be substantial. Preferably you should contact Nordea at an early stage to discuss which may is preferred.
Whether you need short term discounting of receivables such as bills of discount, Promissory Notes, Export Letters of Credit or receivables secured by Standby Letter of Credit or other means of security such as a ECA (Export Credit Agency) guarantees we urge you to contact us in an early stage in order to find the most appropriate solution.
Export finance helps you to remove short or medium term receivables from your balance sheet, thereby reducing both credit and currency risks, improving liquidity, and simultaneously providing your customer with its desired payment terms. The majority of our products do not involve any element of recourse to the exporter.
Our global network and long standing experience help us understand the risks and opportunities related to export finance. In addition our competitive pricing and prompt service will save you time and money.
- you get paid directly in connection with delivery or soon after
- your transaction can be financed externally
- high degree of flexibility in structuring the financing regarding for instance disbursement, repayment and risk management.
Note: As this is a credit service, it will require the credit approval of Nordea.