Trade Finance Introduction

Trade Finance Introduction

Andy Sweeney

20 years: Trade finance & banking

Trade Finance represents products that facilitate international trade. In this introductory video into the topic Andy breaks the sector down into its constituent parts.

Trade Finance represents products that facilitate international trade. In this introductory video into the topic Andy breaks the sector down into its constituent parts.

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Trade Finance Introduction

9 mins 55 secs

Overview

Conventional lending will not provide funding for all circumstances. If a company does not have assets to pledge for a secured loan or have the requisite balance sheet for a bank loan, trade finance provides a feasible solution. “Trade Finance” can be used to describe several different financial products designed to address different stages of a transaction.

Key learning objectives:

  • Define trade finance

  • Identify the circumstances where trade finance is sought as a funding solution

  • Understand the different parts of trade finance

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Andy Sweeney

Andy Sweeney

Andy began his career at Citigroup Global Markets as a money market trader. He then joined RBC Capital Markets and subsequently Mizuho working in bond syndication. After leaving banking, Andy joined a trade finance team to advise on structuring a bond. Since then, Andy has joined Blackstar, where he advises corporates on structuring trade finance.

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