Financial Institutions (FI) Sector lies at the core of the International Banking Group, acting as the focal point of contact for local and international financial institutions working with EBE. The sector’s main objectives are building and enhancing strong correspondent relationships worldwide, extending Global country limits with a particular interest in the African export markets in alignment with the Egyptian government strategy to boost Egyptian exports, acquiring new trade finance business opportunities, and maintaining/procuring sources of foreign currency funds with various tenors at competitive rates.
The sector provides an array of products and services including trade finance, funded and unfunded risk participation, bilateral loans and funding arrangements, syndicated loans, payments facilitation, tailored/structured solutions among others. These services contribute directly in maximizing the bank's operational profits, as well as diversifying the bank's risk exposures, and, most importantly, facilitating our clients' business dealings, requirements and satisfaction.
The sector manages its correspondent credit relationships through dedicated and experienced teams divided regionally as follows:
In addition to procurement funds, the FI sector works on relaying technical assistance programs from international institutions such as European Investment Bank (EIB) and other multilateral donors for capacity building applying best practices across all business units.