borderless business research

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 300 CFOs and treasurers from Europe & Americas to understand their companies’ international expansion ambitions, and the challenges they expect accessing liquidity and managing the financial and operational risks that are associated with every new market. Read our press release.

Corporates are still pursuing and succeeding in their international expansion strategies, our research looks at how they navigating this during the pandemic.

International expansion strategies and challenges:

  • >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

Find out more from our Regional CEO

About our Europe & Americas business

With a presence in Europe & 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 &  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 14 countries in Europe and Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Falkland Islands, France, Germany, Guernsey, Ireland, Jersey, Poland, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States.

About our Europe & Americas business

With a presence in Europe & 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 &  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 14 countries in Europe and Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Falkland Islands, France, Germany, Guernsey, Ireland, Jersey, Poland, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States.