The Bridge Bank DifferenceWe understand the obstacles growing companies face as they expand their business to the global marketplace, so we’ll custom-tailor solutions to your specific international needs.
As your business expands internationally into global trade markets, Bridge Bank can be a very valuable resource.
View our International Banking brochure (PDF)
Foreign Exchange Services
Send foreign currency payments in any tradable currency through our online banking platform, and receive foreign currency payments through our global banking network.
Foreign Exchange Hedging
Bridge Bank provides the training, advice and partnership to help you manage your FX risk. Access a full complement of foreign exchange hedging instruments, including Forward contracts, Window Forward contracts, Non-Deliverable Forwards contracts, and Swaps.
Leverage our client-focused approach to more accurately assess the potential risks of fluctuating exchange rates and their impact on your business. Our foreign exchange specialists will help you develop the best strategies to mitigate the risk of currency exposure for your firm.
Stay abreast of the rapidly changing foreign exchange market conditions with Bridge Bank’s FX market commentary, which monitors the shifting FX landscape.
Multi-Currency Account Service
Our Multi-Currency Account Service enables you to receive payments, hold balances and make payments in the most popular global currencies without the need to convert to and from U.S. dollars and without the need for you to open accounts at banks outside the U.S.
Letters of Credit
We issue and process commercial letters of credit to facilitate your export and/or import transactions, and to protect your payments by ensuring your shipping documents are received and processed in a timely manner.
Standby Letters of Credit
We issue and advise standby letters of credit to facilitate your foreign trade and non-trade activities.
Shipping Documents (Documents Against Payment & Documents Against Acceptance)
We handle shipping documents, which are not under a letter of credit, either against payment or credit (acceptance) terms.
Letters of credit are subject to credit approval.
Ex-Im Bank Working Capital Line of Credit
- Lends up to $7.5 million per facility
- Allows up to 90% advance rate against foreign receivables and 75% against export-related inventory
Bridge Bank offers pre-export financing to facilitate the fulfillment of your export sales orders. You may finance up to 75% of your direct or indirect contract costs, including design, engineering, labor, materials, and overhead related to each individual contract.
Revolving Line of Credit
Finance your direct or indirect export receivables with a revolving line of credit. Receivables may be financed at a 90% advance rate with extended sales terms of up to 120 days. Plus, you may finance your export-related inventories up to a 75% advance rate (including work-in-process inventory).
Lines of credit are subject to credit approval.
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