Global Trade Finance

With our global experience and international networks, SVB offers trade finance that can help you navigate the complexities of cross-border business and find success in new markets.

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Global Trade Finance
Domestic and International Finance

Global Trade Finance

Rely on our deep understanding of dynamic global markets, diverse product suite and banking network to help your business capitalize on global opportunities.
  • A full range of letter of credit services: Commercial Letters of Credit and Standby Letters of Credit, including Bank Guarantees, and Documentary Collections that help you conduct global transactions while you manage risk for your business’s buyers and suppliers.
  • Sales Finance - Increase sales in domestic and international markets while supporting your counterparty risk strategies.

Trade Finance

Help your business free up cash from inventory and receivables, while strengthening partnerships and managing risk. We make funds available while you wait for payments from your overseas customers thereby helping your business achieve improved cash flows.

Partner with an experienced bank with a global reach

Expand your business into new markets around the world with confidence. Our global trade finance solutions offer flexibility to help support you, as you work to compete domestically and globally.

Support your domestic and global sales and sourcing

Access a comprehensive suite of trade finance, foreign exchange (FX)¹ risk management, treasury and global banking products that may help your business, as you look for ways to efficiently move funds and support your risk mitigation strategies around the world.

Rely on our Global Expertise

Leverage our years of experience in helping support technology and life science companies gain footholds in emerging and developed markets around the world.

Access our international network

Access SVB’s global network of financial institutions to support your business goals.

Ready to go global with SVB as your global financing partner?


Learn how SVB can help your global business through our banking services, as you look to capitalize on opportunities around the world.

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Get more out of your global banking experience

With over 35 years of experience serving global innovators and entrepreneurs, SVB can help you get enhanced value out of our global trade finance knowledge and expertise.

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