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Export success stories

From the industrial heartlands of Wales and the Midlands to the renewable energy hubs of the North East and Scotland, we help UK companies access the finance they need for export success.

Helping UK businesses achieve global success

UKEF has 100 years’ experience of supporting UK businesses and their international buyers.
Read how companies like yours are getting the exporters’ edge.

Overseas sales soar for West Midlands business

Our guarantee secured West Midlands based Simworx with a seven-figure facility from HSBC UK, to ease their cash flow constraints as they expand internationally.

Circular Group founders with a wet processing machine.

Getting the edge on competitors with guaranteed finance

Newly-launched SME wins a contract against established competitors with UKEF backing.

Excelerate secures £10 million worth of orders with guaranteed finance

The UKEF Export Working Capital Scheme helped Excelerate with a loan to supply technology for emergency services.

Scottish business sets foundations with bond guarantee

With our backing, FoundOcean supplied foundations to a 100-turbine offshore wind farm in Taiwan.

Jewellery business receives festive export boost

TLKE has a record year, with flexible financing supporting new jobs and international relationships.

A man working on metal pipes in a factory.

Teesside business sees spike in demand amidst energy transition

Paralloy reaches a 90 year high in exports, as it supports the transition to blue hydrogen.

Offshore wind farm

Powering offshore wind potential

We provided a Buyer Credit Facility to support an offshore wind project in Taiwan that used UK suppliers

Machinery at a silica quarry

Expanding production capabilities with guaranteed finance

Our Standard Buyer Loan Guarantee helped secure a multi-million pound contract in Tunisia.

Powering Turkey’s largest solar facility

A £217 million guarantee will help build the 1.35GW Karapinar solar project.

Three common export issues

Elizabeth McCrory, Export Finance Manager for Northern Ireland gives insight for businesses to consider.

I advise businesses of all sizes and across all sectors every day. I’ve found that the same challenges often come up. Three common issues exporters face and how we can help