Global alliances

SMBC Group has in-depth knowledge and experience in providing a full range of risk-mitigated export finance solutions ranging from the structuring of large, multi-export credit agency (ECA) facilities through to bilateral ECA facilities, multilateral agency facilities and other risk mitigated structures across various industries and geographies.


ECA finance offers borrowers, sponsors and exporters a combination of risk mitigation characteristics, funding diversification and attractive tenors. SMBC Group provides origination, execution and life-cycle management of ECA products including buyer and supplier credits, untied and overseas investment loans, and insurance programmes of Japanese, Korean, other Asian, European and North American ECAs.

SMBC Group’s track record is demonstrated by its strong global and regional league table positions. Its quality of services has been recognised through industry awards for individual transactions and industry awards to the bank.

SMBC Group enjoys strong relationships with most of the world’s major ECAs. This enables it to deliver optimal risk-mitigated solutions to its customers in both developed and emerging markets.


SMBC Group also has significant experience in the provision and application of other risk-mitigation products for structured export finance, including multilaterals and development banks, insurance providers, and other forms of risk distribution.

Comprehensive offering