expand your business, locally and globally. Whether your growth strategy is to build on what you have or expand your business to reach globally - or both - UNION STANDARD BANK could have the right solution. Injecting capital into your supply chain or building working relationships with new partners in new markets quickly, easily and confidently using our cross-border financing and trade and financial services of CREDITS..
Commodities and Structured Trade Financing
Leverage the strength of our Specialty Lending business for tailor-made trade finance solutions designed specifically for businesses that produce trade and purchasing goods including energy, metals and agriculture. Our commodity and structured trade finance team understands that every drive along the global supply chain - from production to processing to marketing - has specific funding requirements, and product specialists located at Through Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas, we are able to provide traditional and structured trade finance solutions in both emerging and developed markets that are customized to meet your specific needs. In addition to traditional commodities working capital, our structured trading solutions can include::
Business Risk Management
Globalization has seen a huge increase in the number of small and medium-sized enterprises starting to negotiate internationally. While this is a useful step in terms of profitability and diversification, it does involve taking new risks. However, as Mark Hussain, Global Head of Insurance and Commercial Investments at UNION STANDARD BANK explains, it is possible to mitigate these risks economically
Businesses of all sizes face a wide variety of risks every day. Some of these risks may be trivial, while others have the potential to close the business. A key competency is the ability to find a way to mitigate these critical risks. As Mark Hussain, Global Head of Insurance and Commercial Investments at UNION STANDARD BANK explains, it may not be possible to completely neutralize all of these risks, but it is possible to design a strategy that reduces them to an acceptable level for the first time. 'individual company