At Hawthorn Finance Limited, services we render ranges from lease of Bank Guarantees, Standby Letters of Credit (SBLC's), Medium Term Note(MTN) also Raising Credit Line (Monetization) and offering Corporate Financial Consultancy.

Lease of Bank Guarantee or Standby Letter of Credit(SBLC) - How it supports your business


  • Enables you to provide your buyer with a financial commitment to supply goods or services as agreed under a contract.
  • Demonstrates your financial credibility and underpins your ability to meet contractual obligations.
  • Enables you to make your proposition more attractive to your buyer.
  • Allows you flexibility on negotiating contract terms because our Financial Instruments can be issued in any currency.
  • Our Financial Instruments can be issued by HSBC from the UK as well as through our extensive branch network and partner banks.
  • Our wide range of Financial Instruments can support you throughout the life cycle of the contract.
  • Provides a choice of standard or bespoke wordings, enabling us to give you and your buyer the Financial Instrument that meets your specific needs.

What can lease of Bank Guarantee or Standby Letter of Credit be used for?


Bank Guarantee(BG) or Stand-By Letter of Credit(SBLC) can be used for as follows:

  • Advance payment guarantee
  • Deferred payment guarantee
  • EPCG Guarantee
  • Bid bonds

Raising credit line (Monetizing) on leased Bank Guarantee and Standby Letter of Credit


Hawthorn Finance Limited has the ability to monetize financial instruments for our clients by arranging the monetization against owned financial instruments such as BG's (Bank Guarantees), SBLC's (Standby Letter of Credit), MTN's from any AAA rated banks

To monetize either of these financial instrument BG,SBLC or MTN and it must be paid for prior to requesting monetization.

If you do not own any of these financial instrument, Hawthorn Finance Limited can make arrangements for you to purchase one.

Monetizing financial instruments is the process of liquidating financial instruments into legal tender. These monetized financial instrument can be used for project funding, international trade finance and also for various trading platforms.