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banking for companies Grow your business beyond borders

We have the local market expertise and global reach to help your company fulfil its true international potential

Bank with us Solutions for companies of all sizes

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Working capital

We offer a comprehensive suite of cash management and trade financing solutions that help you manage your company cash flow and maximise your returns.

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Help to expand

Whether you're moving to a larger office or buying equipment, we can help unlock your company's potential with a number of loan options and credit facilities.

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Business protection

Our range of hedging and insurance products is specially designed to protect your business from market volatility, and help you manage the unexpected.

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Cross-border finance

Thanks to our global network, we specialise in cross-border financing solutions once you begin to expand your business into new markets. The sky's the limit.

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Growing companies

Our Commercial Banking services are optimised for entrepreneurial businesses and established companies looking to expand internationally in Asia, Africa and the Middle East – markets we know intimately.

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Multinationals

Our Corporate & Institutional Banking services take advantage of our global network, offering lending products and other innovative finance solutions for companies with complex international operations.

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Institutions

As part of our Corporate & Institutional Banking services, we serve banks, governments, public sector organisations and investors who are looking to evolve their activities in Asia, Africa and the Middle East .

International banking products and services Unlock a world of financial solutions

Our Commercial Banking and Corporate & Institutional Banking services offer customised solutions in all the areas where you need support

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Transaction banking

When it comes to international trade, you know you’re in safe hands. That’s because we’ve been a trade bank since we started out over 150 years ago

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Corporate finance

Our network and knowledge of international markets gives us the reach and expertise to support your goals. With best-in-class advice and a wide range of specialist services.

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Financial markets

Everything you need to make the most of opportunities in global financial markets. From capital markets and commodities to foreign exchange, rates and credit.

WHY CHOOSE US? We’re a great fit for any business

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Local roots, global reach

We combine local-market knowledge with an unmatched network spanning Asia, Africa and the Middle East. So whether you’re focusing on your core market, or expanding overseas, we really do offer the best of both worlds.

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Banking your ecosystem

We don’t just serve your business finances – we also support your whole chain of suppliers and buyers. We believe that by working with all parts of your ecosystem, we give you the best possible chance to succeed.

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Helping your business grow

Every journey starts somewhere. We understand the market in which you operate, and provide tailored solutions that help your business to grow financially, now and in the future.

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Employee banking

We can offer your employees a seamless salary account based banking solution, including savings, loans and wealth management, to meet their banking needs as they progress through their careers. Benefits include preferential pricing, better terms and personalised service.

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Smart solutions

Our range of digital platforms connect you with the latest financial technology. We look beyond the latest technology trends to create solutions that help you make the most of new market opportunities.

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Expert access

You’ll have a truly world-class team of economic experts at your fingertips. Our economists and analysts, based across our footprint, offer market forecasts and advice that help you stay ahead in today’s fast-moving business environment.

News and views Uncover ideas, perspectives and opportunities that matter to you and your business

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Our local team can help you with your banking needs. Find their contact details on your country website