Trade Finance

Flexible funding options tailored to your business needs

We have four types of Trade financing options

With our expert trade finance solutions, let us help you mitigate the risks of international and domestic trade by improving your company’s cashflow, and gaining control over your imports and exports

Letters of Credit

Reduce trade risk. Import Letters of Credit are our commitment to pay your supplier on your behalf. Or for exporters guarantee of payment before you commit to sending goods.

Documentary Collections

Cover your business against performance risk. Negotiate new payment terms with suppliers, offering better security for both sides.

Trade Loans

This short term working capital funding can help source, produce, package and ship your goods – whether trading in the UK or internationally.

Bonds & Bank Guarantees

Give your trading partners and customers confidence. Bonds and guarantees give your international suppliers more reassurance, as long as they meet the terms of the sales contract.

Discover our international foreign currency accounts

Trading overseas? A foreign currency account could mean you don’t need to convert currency into sterling - and vice versa. We can tailor a range of accounts to meet your specific needs.

Business Currency Bank Account

Make and receive payments in foreign currency simply and safely

Business Currency Reserve Account

Manage surplus funds with our international currency instant access deposit account

Additional support for your business

Managing risk

Help protect against the impact of exchange rate fluctuations and the risk of not being paid

MaxTrad

Our secure online platform lets you manage your international trade transactions from anywhere, 24 hours a day

Exporting is GREAT

We’re proud to support the UK Government’s campaign to inspire and assist more businesses to sell their goods and services overseas.

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