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Customer success stories

Over the years, we have partnered with some of the leading companies in Southeast Asia, helping their business grown with our innovative cash, treasury and trade solutions. Learn more about their experiences with us.

Pioneering treasury operations in Thailand

When the world's biggest canned tuna producer wanted to streamline liquidity flows and cut funding costs to support a global expansion from its home base in Thailand through Europe and the United States, HSBC was there to help.

Client need

Streamline management of fund flows across continents and between time zones to improve working capital efficiency.

How HSBC delivered

HSBC's innovative solution created Thailand's first cross-border sweeping arrangement. The initiative, which involved securing a license from the Bank of Thailand to run the operation, gave the client confidence that HSBC had a deep understanding of their global business needs -- and the creativity to devise solutions to meet them,

Client benefit

Automated tasks previously done manually and unlocked cash sitting idle in accounts globally to help boost internal funding. The structure was awarded "Best Forecasting Strategy" in the Corporate Treasurer Awards 2015.

Pioneering treasury operations in Thailand

Currency cushions for Malaysian rubber maker

A global expansion that turned a small rubber trader in Malaysia into the world's largest condom maker generating sales in 121 countries created a banking logistics and currency hedging problem that HSBC was perfectly positioned to solve.

Client need

A major international expansion created substantial foreign exchange risks across a globally diversified sales and manufacturing network, as well as the need for banking facilities around the world.

How HSBC delivered

HSBC's network value was fully leveraged. HSBC delivered account opening and credit facilities in a variety of locations to support the client's international expansion, integrating a clutch of newly acquired corporate assets, as well as implementing a suite of currency risk management solutions including Transactional FX, Algorithmic Execution, FX Indices, FX Overlay and FX Prime.

Client Benefit

Volatility smoothed by seamless 24-hour currency risk hedging from HSBC's global foreign exchange centres in London, New York and Hong Kong.

Currency cushions for Malaysian rubber maker

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