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CORPORATE & INTERNATIONAL BANKING
 

Under CIMB Corporate Banking, we provide a broad spectrum of financial and lending services for domestic and multinational corporations as well as institutional and public sector clients to help support their business growth. We help you finance your business, manage your cash flow and, trade locally and internationally.

Leveraging on our investment banking, Islamic banking, treasury and international banking arms, we deliver a seamless “one-stop” and optimal banking solution to our corporate clients like yourself. Our strong local relationship, extensive network, dedicated relationship managers and apt solutions make us a premier choice for many corporations, institutions and the Government. The most significant competitive edge we offer you is our capacity and commitment to provide you with simple and effective financial solutions.

Our related banking services include:
  • Credit Facilities
  • Trade Facilities
  • Internet Banking
  • Cash Management
  • Treasury

International Banking oversees the activities of the Group’s overseas branches in Tokyo, London, Singapore and Hong Kong. It is also responsible for the businesses of Bumiputra-Commerce Bank (L) Ltd (BCBL), a wholly owned offshore subsidiary of CIMB Bank Berhad. Located at the tax-haven Federal Territory of Labuan, BCBL acts as a vehicle for the Group and its customers to undertake transactions that could take advantage of the low tax benefit available in Labuan.

The overseas offices are our gateway to penetrate the financial markets in North Asia, UK, Europe, Middle East and South East Asia. These offices provide conventional and customized financial packages in order to meet our customers’ needs. At International Banking, we are constantly building upon our experience and knowledge, overseas branch network and the willingness to support and meet our customers’ foreign currencies financing requirements. Our products and services include:

Corporate Lending

With our experience and overseas branches and subsidiaries network, we are able to provide and structure various financing products to support your business expansion locally or regionally as well as your working capital requirement via various trade or structured trade finance facilities.

Transactional Lending

We provide short term bridging loans to meet customers’ deadline. With us acting as the interim financier, you will then have the time to focus on sourcing for longer term financial packages or structure your takeout position. We are able to deal with complex corporate exercises and engineer innovative financing arrangement for mergers and acquisitions as well as management buy outs.

Project Financing

Working closely with our project advisory team, we provide comprehensive financing package for construction and development projects from power plant to oil and gas, oil palm plantation to coal mining. We have the resources and expertise to structure financing package to match your project cashflow, from capital market instruments to long-term loans and working capital finance.

Mezzanine Financing

At CIMB, we offer mezzanine financing to privately held companies with established track record and strong business plan for future expansion. Mezzanine financing is a blend of traditional debt financing and equity financing. It is a subordinated debt which usually has a right to convert into equity. For businesses looking for a quick injection of capital to grow their already successful business, without giving up an equity interest, mezzanine financing can be an ideal solution.

Trade Finance

We offer integrated trade finance solutions to our clients to facilitate efficient settlement of their cross-border trade business; ensuring timely delivery of products with proper execution of documents and prompt payments are made. In addition, we also engage in global inter-bank forfaiting activites that discount trade-related debt obligations due to mature at a future date without recourse to the exporter/endorser, thereby improving cash flow for the exporters, amongst other benefits.

Shipping Finance

Drawing on the combined expertise under syndication and project advisory team, we are able to offer financial products and services to shipping companies. Commitments cover all sectors of the industry including tankers, dry bulkers, container shipping, LNG/LPG carriers, offshore equipment, offshore support vessels and cruise ships.

Syndication

With a primary objective of assisting our clients raise large size funding from the loan market and trade finance market, our syndication team provides domestic and cross-border fund raising solutions to our clients by originating and arranging the loans and trade finance products. Our scope of work includes identifying and structuring of such products to suit the underlying transaction, negotiating credit and commercial terms, distributing or syndicating these products and managing the syndication process, including documentation.

We have established correspondent banking relationships with more than 1000 banks globally. With this network of correspondent banks, we are able to provide credit checks, trade enquiries, advise letters of credits, and make commercial payments.

As a leading bank in Malaysia, we are able to provide payment services in more than 25 currencies worldwide through our correspondent banking network.