Finnvera | Export Credit Agency (ECA) in Finland

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation

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.

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 products include

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

Raw Materials – From tobacco to spices, gold to bronze, commodities represent a large proportion of our trade finance portfolio

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Finished Goods – Our innovative structuring capabilities allow us to put together complex finance structures, even if the end goods are finished

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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
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