Export Finance

What is Export Finance?

With longer credit terms and further distance for goods to travel, exporting goods from the UK can place a strain on cash flow as the working capital that’s required to fund new orders and grow the business is tied up for longer.

Export finance overcomes these demands, allowing your business to sell to overseas customers whilst maintaining your cash flow and benefiting from the finance provider’s sales ledger management expertise.

Export finance solutions such as pre-shipment finance and post-shipment finance give businesses real choice when it comes to choosing the facility which works best for them, ultimately allowing your business to trade whilst safeguarding its cash flow.

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What are the benefits of export finance?

  1. Keeps cash flowing when exporting from the UK by advancing payment before your customers pay
  2. Export finance solutions can be tailored to meet a business’s specific exporting needs
  3. Funding can be advanced in the favoured currency to mitigate fluctuations in exchange rates
  4. Benefit from the finance provider’s specialist knowledge of the overseas countries with which you trade
  5. Export finance companies can also provide credit protection to safeguard cash flow against the risk of bad debt, as well as credit checks
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How to access export finance

As the UK’s leading commercial finance broker with specialist knowledge of international trade finance solutions, Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions will help to identify the most suitable export finance facility for your individual cash flow requirements.

Call us on 0800 9774833 or email info@hiltonbaird.co.uk to find out more about how we can help.

I was really pleased with the service from Hilton-Baird in helping me find the right funding combination for our needs. Given the pandemic I wasn’t sure if the right funding would be available, but Hilton-Baird showed that they know the market inside out and introduced the right options. I’m confident that my facilities will support the business as we continue to establish ourselves in our sector.

Jason Clark, Managing Director, RJ Clark Engineering

Some of the funders we work with

  • Leumi ABL
  • Castlebridge
  • Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance
  • Cynergy Business Finance
  • Barclays
  • Roma Finance
  • Berkeley Trade Finance Ltd
  • Tradeplus24
  • Santander Corporate & Commercial
  • Metro Bank SME Finance
  • Sonovate
  • Aldermore Invoice Finance
  • Blazehill Capital
  • InvoCap
  • Team Factors
  • Davenham Trade Finance
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Praetura Invoice Finance
  • Pulse Cashflow Finance
  • ABN AMRO Commercial Finance
  • Peak Cashflow
  • PNC Business Credit
  • Time Finance
  • Partnership Invoice Finance
  • Investec
  • Haydock Finance Ltd
  • Close Brothers Invoice Finance
  • Clear Factor
  • Giant
  • Optimum Finance
  • Woodsford Tradebridge
  • IGF Invoice Finance
  • MaxCap
  • Regency Factors
  • Merchant Money
  • 4Syte
  • Davenham Asset Finance
  • Ultimate Finance Group
  • Skipton Business Finance
  • Accelerated Payments
  • Nationwide Finance
  • eCapital Commercial Finance
  • Kriya

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