Tradewind and the Seafood Industry

Tradewind provides international trade finance to the world’s small- and mid-market. Founded in 2000, with more than 20 offices worldwide, we transact across all continents. 

The majority of our clients in the seafood industry are processors, trading companies and wholesalers. They are located in China, Vietnam, Argentina, Iceland, Spain, Turkey, USA, Mauritius, Norway and Mozambique, and typically export to the US, Europe, the Middle East and parts of Asia. 

We combine global scale with local expertise across key markets. Our international network in the seafood industry benefits our clients, who work with our local experts when entering new markets.

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.

We Finance

  • Manufacturers
  • Traders
  • Wholesalers
  • Distributors
  • Processors/Farmers

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Recent Credit Facilities

$3,500,000
Global trader of fresh and frozen fin fish >> 
Based in Iceland

€2,000,000
Seafood processor exporting to Spain, Portugal and UK >>
Based in Latvia

$1,500,000
Importer and wholesaler exporting to USA and Canada >>
Based in USA and Iceland

Our Clients Specialize in

  • Packaged Seafood Products
  • Salted and Frozen Cod
  • Frozen and Fresh Tuna
  • Swordfish
  • Wild and Farmed Shrimp

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Industry Partners

  • Inventory and Procurement Companies
  • Global Network of Buyers and Suppliers
  • Merger and Acquisition Advisory
  • Insurance Companies
International trade finance for seafood and fish industry

Export Factoring Services

  • Up to 95% advance and funding within 24-48 hours of funding request
  • Credit protection by using against buyer's insolvency
  • Collections of receivables and bookkeeping 

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Typical Clients

  • Annual Revenue: $5MM to $500MM+
  • Minimum invoice: $5,000
  • Trade in Tangible Goods
  • Cross-border Sales/Purchases

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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

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