In times of limited and more expensive credits, financing presents a real challenge for many companies. At the latest since the introduction of Basel II and the related rating requirements as well as the banks’ restrictive lending policies, gaining access to capital and securing liquidity now belong to a company’s most important and most difficult duties.
In addition, through increasing competition for market share, the financing has become a decisive factor for the growth and development of a company. In this fashion, companies are becoming more flexible in their financing, especially in regard to innovate alternatives to the classic bank credit.
The following list of financial instruments serve match-funded financing and create liquidity and security for the individual business transactions of internationally operating corporations. They also create a growing independence from the existing banking pool