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Cross Border Financial Services Ltd. is a leading arranger of international trade and structured finance transactions in the United Kingdom. Our customer base includes commercial banks, multinational companies, manufacturers, exporters, and financial institutions worldwide. We provide structuring, arranging, and syndicating complex financial transactions. All of our principals are expert forfaiting professionals and have extensive international business experience.

Cross Border Financial Services CBFS. specialises in mitigating financial risks associated with cross border commercial and financial transactions in Emerging Markets of the Central and Eastern Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States, Middle East, Asia, and Africa. We offer a comprehensive suite of products to serve our international customers. Because each situation is unique, you may need to contact us to discuss your particular needs.



Forfaiting is the discounting of trade receivables, without recourse to the Exporter. It is a highly flexible technique that allows an Exporter to grant attractive credit terms to foreign Buyers, without tying up cash flow or assuming the risks of possible late payment or default.

Transaction Support


For issuers and arrangers of asset-backed securities we provide collateral due diligence, cash flow modeling and collateral stratification with analytics. 

International Trade Finance


We have substantial experience in structuring and arranging the following types of financing for our clients:

  • Export and Import finance 

  • Pre-export and post-shipment finance 

  • Forfaiting of medium-term notes 

  • Cross-border lease finance 

  • Medium-term financing for capital goods

  • Islamic finance 

  • Project Finance (with or without ECA coverage)

Political Risk Insurance


For equity investors seeking to protect their international investments and financial institutions seeking to mitigate risks in providing financing in emerging markets.

Working Capital Financing


Additionally, Cross Border Financial Services CBFSUK assists the Exporter in financing their working capital needs using a variety of products and techniques:


  • Export-Import Bank Working Capital Guarantees 

  • Lines of credit for insured accounts receivable 

  • Off balance sheet limited recourse note purchase facilities 

International Lease Finance


Leasing in Emerging Markets is becoming an important tool in trade finance and we have developed extensive experience and resources in utilising leases. 

Cross Border Financial Services Ltd. has arranged a number of programs for medium-term forfaiting financing and operating leases and has worked to assist lessors in selling lease streams to financial institutions on a limited recourse basis.

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Trade Finance


Simultaneously, the Exporter is fully protected against interest and/or currency rates risks. 

Structured Finance


We have relationships with virtually all of the public and private market insurers in Europe, the United States and Asia.

Business Advisory


Evaluation and development of business plans and projections, transaction structuring assistance, and advice on strategic alliances.

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