AFRICA GLOBAL TRADE FINANCE
Africa Global Trade Finance (AGTF) is a non-bank financial institution established in 2016 to support trade and economic growth in Africa through trade finance with companies registered in United Kingdom, South Africa & Mauritius.
We provide secured financing facilities to small and medium sized enterprises, Commodity Importers, Exporters and Traders with regular, self-liquidating transaction flows, into or out of Sub-Saharan Africa, those who may be otherwise overlooked or have outgrown by traditional trade finance providers.
Opportunities are selected & nurtured based on meeting our Basic Criteria & Client Profile along with fulfilling our client’s requirements based on our Product Offerings & Basic Features across various commodity sectors.
Our commitment to provide sustainable and impactful support to trade growth in Africa, is backed by our team’s experience on the continent, extensive knowledge in Structured Trade and Commodity Finance and our Client Onboarding methodologies.
OUR TRADE FINANCE COVERAGE
AGTF is a sector agnostic provider of structured trade finance for reputable sellers, traders or buyers with regular transaction flow. We assess each opportunity carefully and structure our facilities to match the transaction timeline, profitability and perceived risk profile.
Goods flow to / from Africa
Goods are pre-sold
Hard currency receivables
Trades are profitable post cost of finance
Client utilises the facility for specific trades rather than general working capital
The finance facility is transactional focused
Typically, the funding facility is of a short term nature, not exceeding 30-180 days
The facility is self-liquidating through sale of goods
Pre – Shipment Finance
Post – Shipment Finance
Import Finance with supplier payments
Exporter / Importer / Trader
3-year+ trading history
Turnover $5m+Annual audited and quarterly management accounts available
Track record with goods, trading partners / counterparties
Advancing Growth in Africa through Trade Finance
Paul Levy (2017)