Teybridge Capital Joins the TFD Initiative as 70th Member
The Trade Finance Distribution Initiative is delighted to introduce supply chain finance provider Teybridge Capital as the 70th member of the initiative.
The TFD Initiative has recently seen a boost of new membership such as Mercore, Peridot, EBRD and Kountable amongst others, joining the consortium of global members working to establish trade finance as an investable asset class for capital market firms.
“The TFD initiative is a fantastic community of industry leaders dedicated to making Trade Finance more accessible, not only to the institutional capital market, but to all stakeholders involved. We are looking forward to adding value to this initiative by working alongside some of our existing and new partners and unlocking the power of collaboration to forge a pathway toward achieving the TFDI’s objective”, says Dylan Martin, CEO – Teybridge Europe.
The TFD Initiative continues to expand its membership of elite trade finance businesses and will further its efforts of promoting the tech-backed originate-and-distribute model at its inaugural flagship Trade Finance Investor Day scheduled for mid-October this year in the UK.
“We’re indeed delighted to welcome Teybridge into the community. Non-bank originators such as Teybridge Capital represent attractive new options for mid-caps, their SME suppliers, and also for institutional investors.”, says André Casterman, Chief Executive, TFD Initiative. “Through TFD Initiative, we are building the largest trade distribution community and delivering the most comprehensive technology stack for trade originators of any size to increase balance sheet velocity and partner with a much larger pool of liquidity providers. Partnering with TFD Initiative contributes to closing the trade finance gap.”
Teybridge offers end to end supply chain finance facilities to a wide range of clients by placing funding lines efficiently and securely through a transaction management platform called “Bridge”. The platform provides a digital solution to well established structured trade finance models to benefit clients, funders, and partners. This approach best serves the clients working capital requirements while also ensuring a high degree of online visibility, risk mitigation and control.
About the TFD Initiative
TFD Initiative is establishing trade finance as an investable asset class for capital market firms and brings together stakeholders committed to increasing the level of automation and transparency in trade asset and risk distribution with technology-based market practices.
The ITFA Fintech Initiatives aim to address two market-level ambitions: DNI Initiative focuses on digitising trade documents and negotiable instruments in corporate-to-bank relationships, whilst TFD Initiative transforms trade finance as a digitally investable asset class for banks, credit insurers and institutional investors. Our advocacy task force (TERA) aims to promote the integration of digital options such as MLETR-based e-originals within national laws.
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