Trade Finance Time Line

Bank Perspective

1st Generation Basic Trade Finance Settlement & Finance Offering
  • Product Silos
  • Narrow focus on products & industries
  • Manual end to end processes
  • Fragmented offering
1900-1990 Foundation
2nd Generation Product Expansion & Automation
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Export Finance
  • Electronic Channell
  • Connectivity
  • Process Automation and Off-shoring
  • Transactional Asset
  • Distribution
  • Continued product silo push
1990-2010 Evolution
3rd Generation Innovation, Performance and Control
  • Expanded reach to new Industries & client segments
  • Multi product client strategies
  • Real time client data mgmt
  • Pro-active Balance Sheet mgmt
  • Programmatic Asset
  • Distribution to new investors
  • AML governance:
  • New check, control points
  • New escalation, reporting processes
  • New client segmentation
2010 – Future Integration