Finnvera | Export Credit Agency (ECA) in Finland

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Finnvera | Export Credit Agency (ECA) in Finland

Finnvera provides financing for the start, growth and internationalisation of enterprises and guarantees against risks arising from exports. Finnvera strengthens the operating potential and competitiveness of Finnish enterprises by offering loans, domestic guarantees, export credit guarantees and other services associated with the financing of exports. The risks included in financing are shared between Finnvera and other providers of financing.

Finnvera is a specialised financing company owned by the State of Finland and it is the official Export Credit Agency (ECA) of Finland.

Finnvera gives guarantees against political or commercial risks associated with the financing of exports. Political risks are risks that arise from the economic or political situation in a country where a Finnish export company has customers. Commercial risks pertain either to the buyer or to the buyer’s bank.

A summary of Finnvera


Summary video of Finnvera and how it operates in Finland. Finnvera provides financing for the start, growth and internationalisation of enterprises and guarantees against risks arising from exports. Finnvera strengthens the operating potential and competitiveness of Finnish enterprises by offering loans, domestic guarantees, export credit guarantees and other services associated with the financing of exports. The risks included in financing are shared between Finnvera and other providers of financing.

Finnvera is a specialised financing company owned by the State of Finland and it is the official Export Credit Agency (ECA) of Finland.

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Finnvera – Benefits of using an ECA in Finland

  • Credit risk insurance in export trade
  • Financing for the buyers
  • Advance payments and perfomance bonds
What types of products and services does Finnveraoffer in Finland?

Finnvera products include

  • Loans
  • Venture capital investments
  • Guarantees
  • Export credit and interest equalization
  • Export credit guarantees
  • History of Finnvera

    Finnvera was founded in 1999 through a merger of Kera Plc and the Finnish Guarantee Board.
    The European Commission has given Finnvera the right to support Finnish exports.
    During the first half of 2011, Finnvera provided over two billion euros in export and guarantees.
    In September 2014, Finnvera issued a 500 million euro bond under their Euro Medium Term Note programme.

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    Key Stats

    Name:

    Finnvera

    Country:

    Finland, Europe

    Description:

    Finnvera specializes in financing company owned by the State of Finland and it is the official Export Credit Agency (ECA) of Finland.

    Finnvera gives guarantees against political or commercial risks associated with the financing of exports. Political risks are risks that arise from the economic or political situation in a country where a Finnish export company has customers. Commercial risks pertain either to the buyer or to the buyer’s bank.

    Finnvera’s operations are steered by the industrial and ownership policy goals laid down by the State. Among these goals are: increasing the number of starting enterprises; enabling financing for changes encountered by SMEs; and promotion of enterprise growth, internationalisation and exports. In its operations, Finnvera is expected to adhere to the principle of economic self-sustainability.

    CEO Information:

    Pauli Heikkilä
    Finnvera
    CEO

    Founded:
    1999

    Employees:
    370

    Government:
    Government of Finland

    Company Number:
    Registration number here

    Address:

    Porkkalankatu 1

    PL 1010, 00101 Helsinki

    Get in touch with our ECA finance experts. Enquire now.

    First Name*

    Last Name*

    Your Organisation*

    How much trade finance are you seeking?*

    Your Email*

    Telephone Number*

    Briefly, what type of stock or trade are you looking to finance?

    (Marketing Terms can be found here)

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