Europe and Americas

Q2 2021: The Uneven Pace of Growth

Each quarter, thought leaders across the bank will review the latest economic trends and highlight the global implications for business and investors. Watch now to learn more about the potential effect of vaccine rollouts, fiscal stimulus and export opportunities on emerging markets, asset prices and the US dollar in the coming months.

Q2 2021: The Uneven Pace of Growth

Each quarter, thought leaders across the bank will review the latest economic trends and highlight the global implications for business and investors. Watch now to learn more about the potential effect of vaccine rollouts, fiscal stimulus and export opportunities on emerging markets, asset prices and the US dollar in the coming months.

Borderless Business report

Expansion into new markets remains a key way for organisations of all sizes and industries to diversify and grow their business so we've conducted a survey of over 1,000 CFOs and senior treasury professionals from Europe and Americas to understand their companies’ international expansion ambitions.

Engage with the report below to discover more.

International expansion opportunities

Expanding into new markets offers corporations across all industries the opportunity to diversify their business by reaching new customers and sourcing from a wider group of suppliers. Ongoing uncertainties have not dampened western multinational corporations’ appetite for international expansion – 42% see their best growth opportunities outside of their home market, 5% higher than six months ago.  

Find out more from our Regional CEO

International expansion opportunities

Expanding into new markets offers corporations across all industries the opportunity to diversify their business by reaching new customers and sourcing from a wider group of suppliers. Ongoing uncertainties have not dampened western multinational corporations’ appetite for international expansion – 42% see their best growth opportunities outside of their home market, 5% higher than six months ago.  

Find out more from our Regional CEO

About our Europe and Americas business

With a presence in Europe and Americas for over 160 years, we are a committed, long-term banking partner, delivering innovative financial services and expertise to our clients in the region doing business in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. 

The Europe and Americas region is a centre of expertise for the Bank’s major product groups, allowing us to provide a wide range of services, platforms and capabilities to meet the growing needs of our clients.

As one of the bank’s fastest growing client franchises, our business across Europe and the Americas is pivotal to delivering the strategic aspirations of the bank. We operate in 13 countries in Europe and Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Falkland Islands, France, Germany, Ireland, Jersey, Poland, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States.

About our Europe and Americas business

With a presence in Europe and Americas for over 160 years, we are a committed, long-term banking partner, delivering innovative financial services and expertise to our clients in the region doing business in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. 

The Europe and Americas region is a centre of expertise for the Bank’s major product groups, allowing us to provide a wide range of services, platforms and capabilities to meet the growing needs of our clients.

As one of the bank’s fastest growing client franchises, our business across Europe and the Americas is pivotal to delivering the strategic aspirations of the bank. We operate in 13 countries in Europe and Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Falkland Islands, France, Germany, Ireland, Jersey, Poland, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States.

2020 Borderless Business research report

Insights from our previous research report included:

  • >50% identified Asia as a priority growth region
  • Accessing information and guidance on local regulations remain a key challenge internationally
  •  >50% ranked supply chain failure and disruption amongst their top three worries
  • All industries are taking a diversified approach to financing their international expansion plans

Read the 2020 research report