Foreign Exchange

Manage your currency risk

Protect your business from fluctuations in foreign currency markets. We can help you with the currency risk associated with importing and exporting.

  • Understanding your needs

    To help you manage your currency risk, our foreign exchange dealers will listen to your needs. The more they learn about your foreign exchange exposure, the more they can empower you to make informed decisions.

  • A strategy that suits you

    From seamless international payments to bespoke currency hedging services, our experts will take the time to develop a comprehensive understanding of your business and create a tailored strategy for you.

It all starts with a conversation

  • London and the South East

    London and the South East

    William Poole

    Work with our team based in the heart of the City. Experienced specialists will take the time to listen your needs and objectives. Only when they have a full understanding of your business will they advise you on how you can optimise your returns.

  • Midlands

    Midlands

    Charlotte Begley

    Help your Midlands-based business prosper by working with our local team in Birmingham. The Midlands has a historic tradition of producing with excellence, particularly in the automotive, manufacturing and aerospace industries. Our team based in Birmingham work with a broad range of industries and are on hand to listen to your business requirements and tailor a strategy to suit your needs.

  • South-west England

    Ria Selvaratnam

    Treasury Risk Solutions

    Help your business prosper by working with our local teams in south-west England. Running a business in the beautiful coastal region of south-west England comes with numerous challenges and opportunities. We have locally based teams in Bath, Cheltenham, Bournemouth and Exeter who will take the time to fully understand and advise you on the right solution.

  • North-west England

    Charlotte Begley

    Treasury Risk Solutions

    Help your business based in the north-west of England prosper by working with our local team in Manchester. We can support you with bespoke risk management services to keep you ahead of the market. Understanding local risks Home to the grand industrial cities of Manchester and Liverpool, the north-west of England is a vibrant place to do business. We work with a wide range of sectors, from clothing and drinks manufacturers to shoe importers. Our team based in Manchester is on hand to listen to your business needs and tailor a strategy to suit your needs.

  • Scotland

    Scotland

    Jessica Marr

    Help your Scotland-based business prosper by working with our local teams in Edinburgh or Glasgow. Scotland has a resilient and diverse economy. The Scottish industry is a world leader in sectors from whisky and seafood to chemicals, oil and fuel-based equipment. Our locally based team are on hand to understand your unique challenges and opportunities and offer bespoke services for your business.

It all starts with a conversation

London and the South East
Midlands
South-west England
North-west England
Scotland

London and the South East

William Poole

Work with our team based in the heart of the City. Experienced specialists will take the time to listen your needs and objectives. Only when they have a full understanding of your business will they advise you on how you can optimise your returns.

Midlands

Charlotte Begley

Help your Midlands-based business prosper by working with our local team in Birmingham. The Midlands has a historic tradition of producing with excellence, particularly in the automotive, manufacturing and aerospace industries. Our team based in Birmingham work with a broad range of industries and are on hand to listen to your business requirements and tailor a strategy to suit your needs.

Ria Selvaratnam

Treasury Risk Solutions

Help your business prosper by working with our local teams in south-west England. Running a business in the beautiful coastal region of south-west England comes with numerous challenges and opportunities. We have locally based teams in Bath, Cheltenham, Bournemouth and Exeter who will take the time to fully understand and advise you on the right solution.

Charlotte Begley

Treasury Risk Solutions

Help your business based in the north-west of England prosper by working with our local team in Manchester. We can support you with bespoke risk management services to keep you ahead of the market. Understanding local risks Home to the grand industrial cities of Manchester and Liverpool, the north-west of England is a vibrant place to do business. We work with a wide range of sectors, from clothing and drinks manufacturers to shoe importers. Our team based in Manchester is on hand to listen to your business needs and tailor a strategy to suit your needs.

Scotland

Jessica Marr

Help your Scotland-based business prosper by working with our local teams in Edinburgh or Glasgow. Scotland has a resilient and diverse economy. The Scottish industry is a world leader in sectors from whisky and seafood to chemicals, oil and fuel-based equipment. Our locally based team are on hand to understand your unique challenges and opportunities and offer bespoke services for your business.

Foreign Exchange strategies for your business

Spot contracts

Put simply, a spot contract lets you convert currency either right away or with minimal notice. It can allow you to make a foreign exchange payment the same day.

Forward contracts

Add certainty to your international transactions by securing the price of future foreign currency. Forward contracts let you lock in your rate today and pay at a later date. Fix the price up to three years in advance.

Treasury ‘health checks’

Unlock new treasury opportunities. Our expert team can help you take stock of your existing currency risk strategy, identify potential improvements, and build a robust plan that’s specific to your business.

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‘Investec got to know our business extremely quickly, understanding the heartbeat of the operation and making us feel like we were the only customer.’

Steve Eccles, founder, Vintage Spain, February 2017

Investec ix, our online corporate banking platform

Buy and sell currency, schedule international payments and manage your funds with a range of online options, from applying notice to downloading statements.

Find out how Investec ix can work for you

For more information or to schedule a demonstration, contact your dealer today.

Currency hedging

Lock in your rate, to protect your business from future currency market volatility and potentially benefit from favourable moves in the exchange rate.

Currency hedging

Lock in your rate, to protect your business from future currency market volatility and potentially benefit from favourable moves in the exchange rate.

Dual currency deposits

Receive an enhanced interest rate on your cash. Dual currency deposits are perfect for excess funds when you have foreign exchange exposure. Watch our video to find out how it could work for your business.

 

 

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Investec ix, our online corporate banking platform

Buy and sell currency, schedule international payments and manage your funds with a range of online options, from applying notice to downloading statements.

Find out how Investec ix can work for you

For more information or to schedule a demonstration, contact your dealer today.

Our other Risk Management services

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Your eligible deposits are protected under the UK’s Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).