Welcome to NORD/LB Asia Pacific
Throughout the more than 250 years of NORD/LB’s existence, the basis of our success has been building close relationships with our clients and having thorough understanding of their needs.
With 2 locations within the Asia Pacific region, NORD/LB Singapore Branch was established in 1994 and has been serving as the regional hub and gateway to the Asia Pacific region. The NORD/LB Shanghai Branch was subsequently established in 2004 as the only fully licensed German Landesbank with an operating unit in China with a key focus on German Corporates.
NORD/LB has seen tremendous rise in interest of NORD/LB’s solution within the Asia Pacific region. More so apparent in 2013 where our management board decided to strengthen our outreach in our core business segments.
Our business segments
NORD/LB offers a tailored approach, bringing innovative solutions that fit each project and developer, including:
- financial modelling;
- structuring/optimisation of debt tranches;
- advisory on legal and contract structure;
- arrangement of subsidised funds;
- syndication arrangement and
- developing interest rate and currency hedging strategies.
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NORD/LB Aircraft Finance goes beyond offering aircraft financing solutions to our airline and lessor clients. We are trusted as a reliable business partner for our in-depth understanding of the global aviation industry and the value of aircraft as an asset class.
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Maritime Industries Asia Pacific covers South East Asia, North Asia, Middle East and Australia. We offer tailor-made financing solutions to shipping clients including senior debt financing, Export Credit Assurance financing, Asset Backed Securitization, supply chain finance, capital markets solutions as well as advisory services.
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Global Markets & Corporate Sales Asia Pacific is providing our clients with trading and risk management solutions covering foreign exchange, fixed income and money market products.
For our institutional clients and investors we offer the placement of bonds in primary market, being market-maker for bonds in secondary trading as well as arranging SSD ("Schuldscheindarlehen" a specialized debt obligation) for both financial institutions and corporate clients. In addition to this we are active in the advisory and support service for all these asset classes and financial markets.
German Desk Asia Pacific are partners for mid-sized German corporates and/or their subsidiaries. Our relationship managers are are well-connected within the region and are also fluent in German, English and Mandarin to coordinate product delivery within the branches with the focus on efficiency, service and quality.
The Credit Asset Management (KAM) unit was launched in October 2016 in Asia Pacific, and functions as a group-wide competence centre, responsible for the marketing of alternative assets (shipping, aviation and infrastructure/renewables) to banks and institutional clients, through building deep and strong relationship with banks and institutional investors.
KAM works closely with each of NORD/LB's key business units in the marketing of these assets and serves to achieve a win-win outcome for NordLB in terms of optimizing NordLB's credit book as well as for the investors whom we bring into each and every transaction.
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bridging asia Magazine
Welcome to the fourth issue of NORD/LB’s Bridging Asia, our magazine for clients and business partners in the Asia-Pacific region. We highlight new perspectives of the region and explain how we assist our customers in targeting emerging business opportunities. The feature story sets out NORD/LB’s strategy for the region, showing how both international project sponsors and medium-sized German companies can benefit from the specialist knowledge of our experts, as well as our technical know-how and understanding of their individual business needs. Frank Schrader, our regional CEO, shares his insight into the region’s growth and currentsuccess, and explores future trends.