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Export Finance/Documentation

Since 1999, Escrow.com has established itself as the leading provider of secure business and consumer transaction management across the globe. Our services are unique as they eliminate risk for both the Exporter, for non-payment, and the Importer, for non-delivery or misrepresentation of goods. In most, if not all cases, the cost of using Escrow.com is extremely favorable in comparison to other payment options and can either be paid in full by one party or split evenly between the Exporter and the Importer. Escrow.com is the only fully licensed and accredited online escrow company in the United States.

Fulton Financial Corporation logo

Fulton Financial Corporation is a financial holding company servicing Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey through a family of affiliate banks: Fulton Bank N.A., Lafayette Ambassador Bank, Swineford National Bank, FNB N.A., The Columbia Bank, and Fulton Bank of New Jersey. For over 30 years, Fulton International Group has offered a unique approach to international commercial banking with a wide variety of customized products and services. Our expert staff and extensive network of foreign correspondents and service organizations will address your company’s global financial challenges and support your foreign transactions with personalized risk management consulting and banking services.

FTC Commercial Corporation Logo

FTC Commercial Corporation was established by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs as a commercial lender dedicated to the apparel and consumer related industries. FTC specializes in financing start-up businesses, public entities and global businesses. FTC provides its services to small and midsize enterprises “SMEs” who are expanding and need solutions to accelerate their working capital, with a strong emphasis on Exports. At FTC, we believe in forward thinking. We are committed to building our clients’ business through a hands-on approach by addressing their needs, big and small.

London Forfaiting Americas logo

London Forfaiting Americas “LFA” is a US subsidiary of London Forfaiting Company, London “LFC”. LFC was established in 1984 to specialize in the arrangement and provision of forfaiting and other trade related finance products. LFC has established a reputation for providing fast, efficient, tailor made non-recourse finance solutions to importers and exporters. LFC is dedicated to working with clients in key markets to provide forfaiting and trade finance solutions through an unrivalled range of country coverage. The extensive experience of LFC’s forfaiting professionals, coupled with the Company’s global network of offices assures LFC’s clients the highest level of service.

Meridian Finanace Group logo

Meridian Finance Group provides credit, insurance, and trade finance tools that exporters use to expand their international sales: export credit insurance, cross-border equipment financing, political risk insurance, international leasing, and other services. Specializing in trade credit insurance, Meridian helps exporters extend competitive payment terms abroad while protecting their foreign receivables against default risks. Meridian’s clients include large corporations, middle-market companies, and—with no minimum size requirements—small business exporters nationwide, as well as banks and other lenders. Meridian’s staff is multicultural and multilingual, with experience not only in export finance and credit insurance, but also sales, marketing, and international distribution.

Pay SAFE Escrow Logo

PaySAFEescrow.com is a convenient and economical way to eliminate financial risk for both parties when exporting or importing. As an alternative to Letters of Credit, online escrow services provide Exporters with financial protection from non-payment and Importers assurance that goods have been delivered as agreed without misrepresentation. PaySAFE provides escrow payment terms at the highest level of integrity and reliability to facilitate trust and business transparency when trading with unfamiliar parties. Escrow contracts are created online at PaySAFEescrow.com using an easy to follow workflow available 24/7 to expedite trading.

PNC Bank Logo

For more than 150 years, PNC has navigated a steady course while growing in size, sophistication and service. Today, we are one of the largest, best-regarded and best-capitalized financial services companies in the country. We have expanded our geographic franchise with offices in 33 states, an asset-based lending subsidiary in the United Kingdom and a lending branch in Canada. We have worked with the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) for more than 30 years and our International Banking services have received the Presidential “E” Award for Excellence in Export Services (U.S. Department of Commerce).

Santander Bank Logo

Santander Bank, N.A. is one of the largest banks in the United States by deposits and a wholly-owned, financially autonomous subsidiary of Banco Santander, a global commercial and retail bank. Its main corporate offices are in Boston and it operates principally in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Santander Bank’s 9,703 employees serve its 1.8 million customers through 703 branches, 2,092 ATMs, call centers, website and mobile app. Santander ‘s Commercial Banking unit provides international, cash management, credit and other financial solutions to mid-market sized companies and government entities . Its innovative Santander Trade Portal allows companies to access a wealth of online information to assist them in making overseas expansion decisions.

Trade Technologies Logo

Trade Technologies is the largest global provider of outsourced trade document services and software that accelerate cash flow and reduce risk for exporters. The company's patented web-based platform and services enable exporters to deliver original UCP 600 compliant letter of credit documents online to major trade banks faster and without discrepancies. More than 1,200 exporters, depend on Trade Technologies' services to process over $9 billion in international trade transactions each year. Trade Technologies was recently voted the "Best Trade Finance Tech-Solutions Company" by Trade Finance magazine and won the 2011 Presidential "E" Award for Exports by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Union Bank Logo

As a financial leader with a consistent and disciplined banking philosophy, Union Bank is uniquely positioned to help your business succeed. As a proud member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), one of the world’s largest financial institutions, Union Bank can offer you many advantages, including international trade expertise and technology to conduct business around the world. Our treasury management and trade specialists can help structure credit facilities for importers and exporters, as well as recommend banking solutions that address your specific business needs.

USI logo

USI’s Financial Practice designs and places insurance programs that protect international assets and loans against credit and country sovereign risks. The insurance products we offer can be divided into two areas: A. Political Risk Insurance (PRI), which protects assets, investments and loans against the risk of losses arising from government action, political unrest and economic turmoil in a foreign country. B. Credit Insurance, which offers protection from counterparty or borrower payment default. With more than 140 offices across the United States and over $1.0 billion in annualized revenue, USI is the 3rd largest privately held insurance broker.

Western Union Business Solutions enables companies of all sizes to send and receive cross-border payments and manage foreign exchange. With deep expertise in moving funds around the globe, access to over 135 currencies, and a global financial network spanning more than 200 countries and territories, we help companies spend less time managing international financial transactions and more time growing their businesses.

Zions Bank logo

Zions Bank is a subsidiary of Zions Bancorporation , which has over $50 billion in assets and is headquartered in Salt Lake City. Its domestic network consists of over 500 offices and 600 ATMs in 10 Western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, and Washington. Zions Bank specializes in foreign currency, trade finance, and management.