International group

Successfully securing your non-recourse/off-balance sheet accounts receivable financing strategy across all of your subsidiaries.

Our international team has already provided expert consultancy and support to major international groups from no fewer than 25 countries.

International group requirements

Having a reliable credit lines at the best possible rate

Refinancing a portion of debts in place in whole or in part

Optimising your balance sheet with off-balance sheet factoring

Financing organic and external growth operations

The benefits of factoring

  • Long-term solution
  • Option of long-term confirmation
  • Off-balance sheet treatment in accordance with IFRS, French GAAP and US GAAP
  • Quick set-up (circa 3 months)
  • Possible central pooling of cash flow
  • Resistant to changes in shareholding
  • Fits in with your mobilisation practices for accounts receivables in various countries

A closer look at factoring for international groups

For the specific case of a group present in several countries, it may be beneficial to develop a unique commercial accounts receivable strategy. This could take on various forms such as confidential factoring, balance financing or securitisation. A group-wide approach allows for larger-scale fluency of financing methods, economies of scale and larger operational savings.

What are the challenges of an international factoring strategy?


Measuring the group’s financing potential


Organising the project and setting-up the management team


Successful negotiation and implementation phase

Business Case

Our assignment

Study, tender process and implementation of an off-balance sheet factoring agreement in a unique context (March 2020 lockdown period)

What we did

  • Study and tender process for factors and credit insurers, in a unique emergency context
  • Implementation of a confirmed line of €90 M over a term of 3 years in 4 countries for 9 entities
  • Obtainment of a confirmed credit line in the middle of lockdown whilst the context was to reduce credit commitments


Aeronautical sub-contractor, held by a Private Equity fund


  • Business activities: Aeronautics - Defence
  • Country: Denmark, France, the United Kingdom and USA
  • Clients: Large clients - aeronautical manufacturers
  • Type of contract: confidential balance assignment
  • Credit line: €90 M
  • % of financing: 94% of assigned receivables
  • Cost: less than 2%
  • Term: 3 years
  • Credit insurance: delegated


Implementation of a factoring agreement before 30th June 2020

  • Identification of factors covering all group legal jurisdictions
  • Pooling and coordination of the project for a group with several decision-making centres across the world
  • Training of 5 finance teams
  • Quick project implementation

Contact us to find out the best solution to finance your accounts receivables.

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