Tradewind and the Seafood Industry
With a niche in seafood, Tradewind provides international trade finance to seafood companies globally. Founded in 2000, with more than 20 offices worldwide, we transact across all continents.
We work with fresh and frozen seafood processors, exporters, wholesalers, and distributors. We have a diversified client portfolio covering a variety of different specialties and global markets including: China, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Maldives, Turkey, Iceland, Norway, USA, Ecuador, Peru, and more.
We combine global scale with local expertise across key seafood markets. Our international footprint and in-depth knowledge of the seafood industry benefit our clients, who can leverage our network to enter new markets and maximize growth.
How We Finance
We provide pre-export and export financing for sales made on open account, letter of credit and documentary collections payment terms. Our tailor-made solutions help accelerate our clients’ cash flow and allow them to increase their turnover, take on larger purchase orders and experience faster growth.
Our international finance expertise and capabilities enable us to structure credit facilities for companies based anywhere in the world and transacting in USD, EUR, GBP and other major currencies.
We also offer supply chain and inventory programs for qualified target clients in addition to receivables financing.
Recent Credit Facilities
Global trader of fresh and frozen fin fish >>
Based in Iceland
Fresh and frozen tuna processor exporting to France, Spain, Italy, and USA >>
Based in Maldives
Importer and wholesaler exporting to USA and Canada >>
Based in USA and Iceland
Our Clients Specialize in
- Salted and Frozen Cod
- Frozen and Fresh Tuna
- Wild and Farmed Shrimp
- Sea Bass
- Inventory and procurement companies
- Global network of buyers and suppliers
- Merger and acquisition advisory
- Insurance companies
Seafood exporter and processor selling around the world >>
Based in Turkey
Seafood exporter and processor servicing the UK and France>>
Based in Iceland
Export Factoring Services
- Funding invoices with up to
90% advance rates
- Credit insurance for protection
against buyer's insolvency
- Collections and management
of accounts receivable
- Annual Revenue: $5MM
- Minimum of 3 credit-approved buyers
- Revolving sales with repeat buyers
- Minimum invoice: $5,000
Supply Chain Finance
We use financing and risk mitigation techniques to optimize the management of working capital and liquidity in the supply chain.
- Import and export finance
- Inventory and procurement finance
- Vendor finance