Whether you are an established business operating on a global scale or you are expanding internationally, our team of Commercial Bankers and sophisticated financial solutions can help you mitigate risk and maximize business opportunities. Our bankers take pride in helping small businesses grow internationally by delivering flexible and customized solutions to address the unique demands of your business. Thatís why Level One Bank was named Export Finance Lender of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in 2013.
Letters of Credit
Improve your cash flow while minimizing documentation and chain of title risk by using import, export, and standby. Manage and control all of your Letters of Credit through a state of the art, online trade services platform.
U.S. Government-Backed Programs
The U.S. government provides several financing and credit insurance programs designed to help exporters fund export growth while managing political and credit risk. Our Commercial Bankers can help current and future exporters capitalize on the following programs:
Export-Import Bank of the United States
For loans up to $25 million, the Export-Import Bank of the United States provides financing, guarantees, and insurance to facilitate U.S. exports of goods, services, and agricultural commodities.
SBA Export Working Capital Program (EWCP)
For loans up to $5 million, the EWCP provides guarantees to facilitate the U.S. export of goods and services.
SBA Express Program
For Loans up to $500,000, the SBA Express Program provides guarantees to facilitate the U.S. export of goods and services.
Export Credit Insurance
For U.S.-based exporters of goods and services, the Export-Import Bank provides credit insurance to minimize the risk associated with the collection of foreign receivables.