Swiss Export Risk Insurance (SERV) | Export Credit Agency (ECA) in Switzerland

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation

Swiss Export Risk Insurance (SERV) | Export Credit Agency (ECA) in Switzerland

Swiss Export Risk Insurance SERV insures political and commercial risks involved in exporting goods and services. SERV insurance and guarantees protect Swiss exporters from non-payment and facilitate export financing. Its solutions also help companies obtain low-interest loans or higher credit limits in order to conserve cash when exporting goods and services. With its ECA Pathfinding project SERV also enables attractive financing solutions in buyer markets mostly for large-scale infrastructure projects.

As an institution under public law, SERV insures exports that private insurers do not cover. Its products are available to every company domiciled in Switzerland and there are no minimum order volumes required.

How Swiss Export Risk Insurance SERV can help

Video of how SERV can help Swiss companies to prevent default and offer attractive payment terms to buyers abroad

Swiss Export Risk Insurance (SERV) – Benefits of using an ECA in Switzerland

  • Long-term financing at low interest
  • Transactions without down-payments
  • Optimised liquidity management

Products

Here are some of the product categories offered. Under each category we have different Insurance services offered such as Credit Insurance, Service Insurance, Supplier credit Insurance and Working capital Insurance

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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Metals – From scrap metal to alloys, we help traders and distributors access trade, receivable or PO finance for iron, steel and non-ferrous metals

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Key Stats

Name:

Swiss Export Risk Insurance SERV

Switzerland:

SWITZERLAND, Europe

Description:


Swiss Export Risk Insurance SERV insures political and del credere risks involved in exporting goods and services. SERV insurance and guarantees protect Swiss exporters from default and facilitate export financing. SERV’s solutions also help companies obtain low-interest loans or higher credit limits in order to conserve cash when exporting goods and services.

SERV insures exports that private insurers do not cover enough or at all (subsidiarity). SERV’s products are available to every company domiciled in Switzerland. While there are no minimum order volumes, a certain percentage of the insured export’s value must have been added in Switzerland.

SERV is an institution under public law that is owned by the Swiss Confederation. It has 57 employees. The Federal Council supervises SERV, elects the Board of Directors and defines the strategic goals for four-year periods. SERV is an economically viable organisation and is self-financed, through risk-adjusted premium revenues.

CEO Information:

Peter Gisler

Founded:

2007

Employees:

70

Government:

Swiss Confederation

Address:

SERV Swiss Export Risk Insurance Genferstrasse 6, 8002 Zurich

E-mail Address:

info@serv-ch.com
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