Global Transaction Banking (GTB) serves clients in over 20 countries, using the largest banking network in Western, Central and Eastern Europe. We have more than 2,000 professionals worldwide, who maintain long-standing relationships with over 4,000 correspondent banks and numerous European corporates.
We combine this global reach with unique expertise that comes from our first-hand knowledge of local markets and customs - amplified by the sophistication and resources of a global institution.
This expertise is something we bring to bear on our work throughout GTB, in areas such as trade finance, cash management, e-banking, and transactional sales - winning us numerous international awards.
Through our London Branch, UniCredit GTB provides a range of trade finance and cash management services that are designed to support companies and other banks that are active not only in the UK, but also internationally.
Our services are available for GBP and other major currencies and include:
- Current Accounts and Payment Services
- Local Branch Services
- Domestic Cash Pooling
- Cross Border Cash Pooling
- Export Letters of Credit
- Import Letters of Credit
- Documentary Collections
- Standby Letters of Credit
- Receivables Purchase Facilities
As a crucial part of UniCredit's Global Financing & Advisory business, the London based F&A team is closely connected to the European hubs such as Milan, Munich and Vienna, as well as global hubs like New York and our Asian branches.
Being part of the Global F&A teams, our London based Financing & Advisory business offers the full range of financing products with a particular focus on capital markets and loan syndication activities, advisory and financing of commodity-based clients and infrastructure-related projects as well as coverage for financial sponsor clients.
Thanks to our teams operating from London, Milan and Munich, UniCredit belongs to the top arrangers and underwriters in Bonds and Loans across all asset classes as evidenced by continuously strong league table positions over the previous years. Our Debt Origination teams are based in London, Milan, Munich, New York and Paris.
We provide trade and structured finance solutions for commodity-based clients. Mining & Metals sectors are covered by teams in Munich & London and include the financing and advisory for precious and base metals, Iron Ore, Steel & Aluminum as well as soft commodities & fertilizers. Oil & Gas sectors are covered by teams in Munich & London and include Oil & Gas financings across the whole Oil & Gas chain - from Upstream (Oil & Gas field developments) to Midstream (pipelines and LNG plants) and Downstream (refineries and petrochemical complexes).
We also do advisory and financing to clients for infrastructure-related projects in core markets.
We provide 360° investment and corporate banking for private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies operating with dedicated geographic teams. From its international hub in London it covers the UK as well as Benelux, France, the Nordic region, and Spain. Our offices in Germany, Italy and Austria & CEE cover UniCredit's other key markets.
By being located in the center of the European Financial Markets our London based teams are not only closer to their UK based clients and UK counterparts but also are able to make use of the advantage, the expertise and knowledge of a global financial hub.
As a crucial part of UniCredit's Global Markets, UniCredit CIB's London based Markets team is closely connected to the European hubs of UniCredit Markets, such as Milan, Munich and Vienna, as well as global hubs like New York and our Asian branches.
Being part of UniCredit CIB's Global Markets, our London based Markets Business offers the full range of product offering including structured investment products for our retail clients.
The geographic advantage of being located in the centre of the European Financial Markets provides our London based Markets team extensive trading capabilities and enables our Research and Sales force to have fast and active access to the London investor base and UK corporates in addition to our international clientele and other Financial Market participants. Moreover, being centrally located between America and Asia, London represents the hub connecting the financial markets across the time zones.