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.

We Finance

  • Manufacturers
  • Exporters
  • Wholesalers
  • Processors
  • Distributors
  • Farmers

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Our Clients Specialize in

  • Salted and Frozen Cod
  • Frozen and Fresh Tuna
  • Haddock
  • Wild and Farmed Shrimp
  • Catfish
  • Sea Bass
  • Tilapia

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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

  • Funding invoices with up to
    90% advance rates
  • Credit insurance for protection
    against buyer's insolvency
  • Collections and management
    of accounts receivable

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Typical Clients

  • Annual Revenue: $5MM
    to $500MM+
  • Minimum of 3 credit-approved buyers
  • Revolving sales with repeat buyers
  • Minimum invoice: $5,000

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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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