Structured Finance

We develop customized financing solutions and assist you in raising the funds that are required to implement your project. AIL helps you identify and implement the best financing solution with the optimal risk mitigation:

Financing of Export Transaction

As a company active in export and import you are faced with diverse challenges regarding financing and risks. In addition, there is an increasing tendency in tender processes or with your foreign business partners that you as an exporting firm bring along a financing solution. In these cases, we can offer you innovative financing solutions for your export business – in particular for complex transactions in challenging markets.


Trade Finance

We provide support in structuring and execution of export transactions with a short- or medium term financing tenor with appropriate instruments, such as

  • Supplier’s Credit
  • Risk- and Payment Security mitigation with government supported export credit agencies or by way of the private insurance market
  • Forfaiting and Factoring
  • Letters of Credit (L/C)
  • Guarantees and Bonds
Export Financing

We develop individual financing solutions and procure the financing for long-term export transactions. In the process, we work very closely with official export credit agencies such as SERV (the Swiss Export Risk Insurance) as well as with renowned providers of private insurance, which allows to realize export transactions at favorable terms.

Structured Finance

AIL is supporting you in the structuring of complex financing transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors, mainly through project financings.


Project Financing

Project financings mainly depend on the future profitability of a project, essentially on its future cash flow. We develop customized solutions for a particular project by specifically combining our industrial sector know-how with our financing expertise. A tight network of investors, financial institutions and external technical and legal advisors yields a tailor-made financing solution that fits your project perfectly.

Financial Products

A number of financinal products are available to finance energy and infrastructure projects, which we are able to procure on a project specific basis.


  • Commercial Loans
  • Financings with Government or Private Credit Insurance
  • Loans from multilateral financing organisations (such as EBRD, EIB, etc.)
  • Leasing Solutions
  • Equity, Mezzanine Capital, Subordinated Debt


For export and project financings, we can offer you specific services for each project phase in order to allow for a successful and efficient execution of a transaction.

  • Analysis of project and project economics
  • Development of client specific financing solutions
  • Definition of the optimal project and financing structure
  • Identification and assessment of the financing requirements
  • Optimization of the financing matrix
  • Identification, assessment and selection of suitable financing and project partners
  • Preparation of the necessary documentation to approach banks, insurers and investors
  • Development of a detailed financial model
  • Obtain indicative financing proposals from financing institutions
  • Evaluation of financing proposals and recommendation
  • Negotiation of financing offers
  • Selection of the preferred financing partners
  • Support in negotiation of loan agreement and security package
  • Guidance through and coordination of the entire financing process (incl. due diligence phase)
  • Participation in negotiations until financial closing
  • Support to meet conditions precedent for first drawdown
  • Specific post-closing support