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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

GTR
2022

GTR Best Deals 2021 Metro de Panamá

Global Finance
2022

The Best Bank for Treasury and Cash Management in Chile

Global Finance
2022

The Best Bank for Payments and Collection in Latin America

Global Finance
2022

The Best Bank for Treasury and Cash Management in Brazil

GTR
2022

GTR Best Deals 2021 Green Shipping Fund

Global Trade Review
2022

Best Supply Chain Finance bank

Global Trade Review
2022

Best Trade Finance bank in LatAm

BAFT
2022

Best Trade Financier in Latin America

Latin Finance
2021

Bank of the year: Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Southern Cone

Euromoney
2021

Best Bank for Financial Inclusion

The banker
2021

The Banker Deals of the Year 2021 (Europe)

Global Finance
2021

Best Bank for Payments and Collections in Latin America

Global Finance
2021

Best Post-Shipment Financing Solution

Global Finance
2021

Best Supply Chain Finance Provider

TXF
2021

Asian ECA-backed deal of the year

TXF
2021

Renewables ECA-backed deal of the year

Global Finance
2021

Best Trade Finance Provider Spain

Global Finance
2021

Best Bank for Cash Management in Latin America

Global Finance
2021

Best Treasury and Cash Management Provider in Argentina

Global Finance
2021

Best New Measures to Support Trade Finance Customers during Pandemic

Global Finance
2021

Best Supply Chain Finance Provider for Western Europe World's

TXF
2020

European ECA - Backed Finance Deal of the year

BCR
2020

Global Receivables Finance Provider of the year

GTR
2020

Best Trade Finance Bank in Latin America

TXF
2020

Middle Eastern ECA - Backed finance Deal of the year

TXF
2020

Middle Eastern ECA - Backed finance Deal of the year

TXF
2020

Telecomms ECA - Backed Finance Deal of the year

Global Finance
2020

Best Trade Finance Provider Argentina

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)

TXF
2020

South American ECA - Backed Finance Deal of the year

TXF
2020

Asia Pacific ECA - Backed Finance Deal of the year

Trade Finance
2020

Best Receivables Financier

Global Finance
2020

Best Trade Finance Provider Chile

Global Finance
2020

Best Trade Finance Provider Spain

Global Finance
2020

Best Supply Chain Finance Provider for Western Europe

Global Finance
2020

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

Global Finance
2019

Best Supply Chain Finance Provider in Latin America

TXF
2019

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

TXF
2019

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

TXF
2019

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

Global Finance
2019

Best Trade Finance Provider in Latam

Global Finance
2019

Best Trade Finance Bank in Spain

Trade Finance
2019

Best Supply Chain Finance Bank

GTR
2019

Best Supply Chain Bank

GTR
2019

Best Trade Finance Bank in Latam

Global Finance
2019

Best Trade Finance bank in Chile and Argentina

TXF
2018

Best Bank in Americas

TXF
2018

Best Global Bank

TXF
2018

Global Export Finance Bank

TXF
2018

Best ECA Telecoms Deal of the Year

TXF
2018

Best Americas ECA finance Deal of the Year

BCR
2018

Best Global Receivables Finance Provider

BCR
2018

Best Supply Chain Finance Provider

TXF
2018

Best Bank in Americas

GTR
2018

Best trade finance bank in Latin America