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Creating chances together

AKA is a specialised bank for international trade finance. It offers numerous possibilities for quickly and effectively widening the scope available to its business partners.

It has extensive expertise particularly with ECA-covered finance. For the past 65 years, AKA has been working in close and trustful cooperation and partnership within a network of strong banks.

Experienced partner for international trade finance


ECA-covered finance

AKA was founded in 1952 as a specialised institution for ECA-covered finance. Since then, it has been addressing the entire range of ECA finance – from Small Ticket transactions to participations in large-scale project finance.

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ECA-covered Small Tickets

Small Tickets pose various challenges for banks. Currently, AKA is testing a tool for conveniently requesting and managing Small Ticket finance online.

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ECA-covered project finance

AKA participates in project finance in connection with European ECA cover involving both covered and uncovered tranches. It also supports cash flow-based export finance via special purpose vehicle.

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Services

Export finance with the “extra mile” for best service: AKA supports its business partners’ finance projects by performing agency and administration functions. Therefore, ECA-covered finance can be obtained without any major administrative hurdles.

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FI Desk

AKA’s FI Desk participates in bank risks in the secondary market on an undisclosed basis. These normally entail letters of credit (LCs), bank guarantees or LC-related products. AKA can help partners to widen their limits in traditional markets characterised by strong growth. In addition, it offers limits in selected niche markets.

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Structured finance

AKA also participates in a wide range of short-term and long-term finance related to commodities or trade – without ECA cover. A number of different options are available in this context: from unsecured working capital facilities to complex structured finance.

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Syndicated Trade Loans

AKA participates in financing of syndicated trade loans (STL) – both bilaterally and in international syndicates. Usually, STLs entail unsecured short to medium-term finance for banks and corporates without any material structural characteristics.

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