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GTB Trade Working Capital Solutions

Trade & Working Capital Solutions

WHEREVER YOUR BUSINESS TAKES YOU, WE WILL STAND BESIDE YOU

The complexities of trade require simple, powerful solutions. As a leading trade finance bank with over 150 years of experience, Santander understands international trade.

Through our global presence, deep knowledge of local markets and award-winning products, our Trade Finance team will help you to manage your trade flows, optimize your working capital and strengthen the relationship with your buyers and suppliers.

Our solutions for you

Financing

Whether you are looking to finance your imports, exports or inventories, we can provide loans that are structured around your trade flows in order to give you competitive financing that matches your business cycle. Typical products are Import and Export Finance, Prepayments, Commodity Finance, Inventory Finance and Aircraft Finance.

Risk mitigation

Whether you are selling products, providing services or building roads, we can help you with solutions to secure your international contracts as well as mitigating credit and commercial risks. With our specialized global offering and efficient digital service, Santander Corporate and Investment Banking (Santander CIB) can provide you with Documentary Credits (one of the most secure payment methods in international trade that offers working capital optimization alternatives) and Guarantees that support technical obligations, such as advanced payments, performance and bids.

Working capital optimization

We offer a wide range of solutions to take receivables off your balance sheet: from discounting a single receivable to a large-scale solution for a portfolio of debtors. Each year, we purchase EUR 75bn of receivables in multiple currencies from more than 9.000 buyers across all continents in a broad range of industries.

Santander CIB has provided Payables Finance solutions to a wide variety of clients worldwide under its Confirming brand for more than 25 years. Confirming’s successful business model allows you to improve your working capital and financial ratios and strengthen your relationship with your suppliers by providing them with access to competitive financing.

Why choose Santander CIB
  • You will work with a leading trade finance bank with a global presence, deep knowledge of local markets and state of-the-art technology.
  • You can draw on dedicated product, sales and support teams that will provide you with a best-in-class service.
  • You will access award-winning products adapted to your specific needs.
  • We also have local and global capabilities to cover client requests related to Sustainable Trade and Trade Finance Solutions.

Awards

Euromoney
2021

Best Bank for Financial Inclusion

Latin Finance
2021

Infrastructure Financing of the Year - Southern Cone

TXF
2021

Renewables ECA-backed deal of the year

TXF
2021

Asian ECA-backed deal of the year

The Banker
2021

The Banker Deals of the Year 2021 (Europe)

Risk
2021

Risk Solutions House of the Year

Global Finance
2021

Best Trade Finance Provider Spain

Global Finance
2021

Best Supply Chain Finance Provider

Global Finance
2021

Best Bank for Cash Management in Latin America

Global Finance
2021

Best Bank for Payments and Collections in Latin America

Global Trade Review
2021

Best deal of the year

Global Finance
2021

Best deal of the yearBest Post-Shipment Financing Solution

PFI
2021

African Deal of the Year

PFI
2021

Europe Fiber Deal of the Year

PFI
2021

Europe PPP Deal of the Year

PFI
2021

Global Green Deal of the Year

PFI
2021

Middle East and Africa Infrastructure Deal of the Year

PFI
2021

Europe Green Deal of the Year

PFI
2021

Asia Pacific Renewables Deal of the Year

Global Finance
2021

Best Supply Chain Finance Provider for Western Europe World´s

Global Finance
2021

Best New Measures to Support Trade Finance Customers during Pandemic

Global Finance
2021

Best Treasury and Cash Management Provider in Argentina

SCI
2020

Best Transaction of the year

Global Capital
2020

Best deal of the year (UK)

Global Capital
2020

Best Euro Deal

BCR
2020

Global Receivables Finance Provider of the year

Global Trade Review
2020

Best Trade Finance Bank in Latin America

Euromoney
2020

Best Investment Bank in Portugal

TXF
2020

Asia Pacific ECA - Backed Finance Deal of the year

TXF
2020

European ECA - Backed Finance Deal of the year

TXF
2020

South American ECA - Backed Finance Deal of the year

TXF
2020

Telecomms ECA - Backed Finance Deal of the year

TXF
2020

Middle Eastern ECA - Backed finance Deal of the year

The Banker
2020

Deal of the year Europe

The Banker
2020

Deal of the year Americas

The Banker
2020

Deal of the year Middle East

PFI
2020

Rail Deal of the Year

PFI
2020

Power Deal of the Year

PFI
2020

Deal of the Year

PFI
2020

Petrochemical Deal of the Year

PFI
2020

Broadband Deal of the Year

Trade Finance
2020

Best Receivables Financier

Global Finance
2020

World´s Best Payment Hub Solution for 2020 (Globally)

Global Finance
2020

Best Provider of Short-Term Investments/Money Market Funds in Latin America for 2020

Global Finance
2020

Best Trade Finance Bank in Latin America (Regional)

Global Finance
2020

Best Supply Chain Finance Provider for Western Europe

Global Finance
2020

Best Trade Finance Provider Spain

Global Finance
2020

Best Trade Finance Provider Chile

Global Finance
2020

Best Trade Finance Provider Argentina

Camera di Commercio
2019

Best spanish company in Italy

TXF
2019

Best ECA-backed Renewables Finance Deal of the Year. Winner: Hornsea 1

Global Finance
2019

Best Supply Chain Finance Provider in Latin America

SCI
2019

Capital Relief Issuer of the Year award

Latin Finance
2019

Financial Advisor of the Year: Latin America

Global Finance
2019

Best Trade Finance Bank in Latam

Global Finance
2019

Best Trade Finance bank in Chile and Argentina

SCI
2019

Capital Relief Issuer of the Year award

Global Finance
2019

Best Trade Finance Bank in Spain

Global Trade Review
2019

Best Trade Finance Provider in Latam

TXF
2019

Best Overall ECA Finance Deal of the Year. Winner: DUQM Refinery

TXF
2019

Best Americas ECA Finance Deal of the Year.Winner: Petroperu/Talara Refinery

TXF
2019

Winner: Petroperu/Talara Refinery. Winner: Reliance Jio Infocomm

Global Trade Review
2019

Best Supply Chain Bank

Global Trade Review
2019

Best Supply Chain Finance Bank

Euromoney
2019

Best Investment Bank in Spain and Poland

Global Trade Review
2019

Best Deal Award Route 2020

Global Trade Review
2019

Best Deal Award: PetroPeru

Trade Finance
2019

Best Supply Chain Finance Bank

The Banker
2019

Deal of the Year Europe 2019

The Banker
2019

Deal of the Year Asia 2019

TXF
2019

Winner: Petroperu/Talara Refinery. Winner: Reliance Jio Infocomm

Global Trade Review
2019

Best Supply Chain Bank

BCR
2019

Best Supply Chain Finance Provider

TXF
2018

Best Bank in Americas

TXF
2018

Best Global Bank

Global Trade Review
2018

Best trade finance bank in Latin America

BCR
2018

Best Supply Chain Finance Provider

PFI
2018

LatAm Renewables Deal of the Year

TXF
2018

Best Americas ECA finance Deal of the Year

TXF
2018

Best ECA Telecoms Deal of the Year

TXF
2018

Global Export Finance Bank

PFI
2018

Middle East Petrochemical Deal of the Year

PFI
2018

Global Institutional Deal of the Year

PFI
2018

Europe Wind Power Deal of the Year

PFI
2018

Bank of the Year in Europe

PFI
2018

Europe Power Deal of the Year

PFI
2018

Europe Telecoms Deal of the Year

Infrastructure Investor
2018

LatAm Bank of the Year

Euromoney
2018

Best Investment Bank of the Year in Mexico and Chile

Global Trade Review
2018

Best Global Receivables Finance Provider

Euromoney
2017

World's best bank for SMEs 2017

PFI
2017

Europe Transport Deal of the Year

Latin Finance
2017

Brazilian Deal of the Year

Latin Finance
2017

Best Infrastructure Bank of the Year

Euromoney
2017

Best Investment Bank in Chile

Euromoney
2017

Best Investment Bank in Mexico

PFI
2016

Power Deal of the Year in Europe

PFI
2016

Americas Oil & Gas Deal of the Year

IJ Global
2016

Latin America Transport Deal of the Year

IJ Global
2016

Latin America Transmission Deal of the Year

IJ Global
2016

European Offshore Wind

IJ Global
2016

European Midstream Oil & Gas

IJ Global
2016

European Biomass

Euromoney
2016

World's best bank for SMEs 2016

International Finance
2015

Best Investment Bank in Mexico