Trade & Structured Finance

Cargill Trade & Structured Finance (TSF) was established in 1993 with the objective to create additional value for Cargill and its customers in the emerging markets. Today, with over 170 professionals in 14 locations, TSF works with customers and Cargill's commercial business units to provide financial solutions. TSF’s structuring expertise aids in mitigating documentary, cross-border and credit risks associated with trade finance.

In addition to meeting Cargill’s own trade finance and trade related funding needs, TSF also optimizes Cargill's physical trade flows to generate trade finance derived liquidity in emerging markets for customers. TSF is also engaged in risk management involving proprietary trading of financial products, foreign exchange, credit and money markets.

TSF brings high standards of risk management and operational excellence to the customer. Our understanding of the commercial aspects of global trade and financial institutions has allowed us to build innovative funding solutions to tackle specific customer objectives including:

  • Trade Receivable Discounting
  • Letters of Credit
  • Supplier finance
  • Collateralized lending
  • Warehouse financing
  • Trade and supply chain financing