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Partnership BDC & EDC

Strengthening relationships to better support Canadian entrepreneurs

BDC and Export Development Canada (EDC) are working together to ensure that Canadian entrepreneurs looking to expand their businesses in global markets have access to the financial resources and services that best suit their needs.

The table below gives an overview of the services they can access.

  Solutions for Canadian non-exporters and investors Solutions within Canada for exporters or investors in Canada and abroad Solutions outside Canada for foreign buyers of Canadian goods and services
Insurance and Bonding
Contract Insurance          
Foreign Accounts Receivable Insurance          
Performance Guarantees and Surety Bond Reinsurance          
Political Risk Insurance          
Summary of Services    
Foreign Buyer Financing          
Guarantee Bank Facilities        
Supplier Financing        
Working Capital Financing    
Commercial Real Estate Financing        
Machinery & Equipment Financing    
Other Capital Assets Financing    
Growth and business transition capital        
Financing to purchase or upgrade Information and Communications Technology (ICT)        
Equity / Venture Capital
Direct Investment and via Equity Funds      
Consulting / Advisory Services
Advisory services (fee for service)        
Economic Intelligence    
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Diagnostics & Advisory services        
Trade Advisory Service; Supply chain analyses & best practices (non-fee)     *    
* For existing EDC customers only.