Collateral management

Collateral management is a tripartite agreement between:

  • The holder of funds (bank, pledgee, financial)
  • The borrower or exporter
  • The third owner designated for filing, storage and preservation of the stock of goods. The goods are pledged to the holder of funds to secure a credit facility it provides to its customers

Collateral management generates a number of advantages for all parties involved:

To the holder of funds:

  • Secures and guarantees the financial transaction
  • Provides real-time status and tracking stocks, entry and exit of goods


For the exporter:

  • Guarantee of obtaining the most economical financing
  • Already stored, the goods still available at any time, to be released at the best market prices


For the fund holder and the exporter:

  • The third party holder is a neutral and independent party
  • Provides insurance with all the guarantees

Procedures collateral management:




  1. The seller unloads cargo (loaded by it). Goods are received by the third party holder.
  2. The holder of funds pays the seller.
  3. Emissions documents (warehouse receipts) by the third keeper to send to the holder of funds.
  4. The applicant shall carry out its obligations under the credit facilities granted by the financial.
  5. The holder of funds instructed to release the goods. 6.The third owner executes the release of the goods.
  6. The third owner executes the release of the goods.




  1. Goods are received by procedure collateral managment procedure.
  2. Emissions of warehouse receipts to the attention of holder of funds.
  3. The applicant pays the amount of goods on credit facilities granted by the financial.
  4. Holder of funds sends third holder's instructions to release the goods.
  5. The third holder releases the goods for shipment.
  6. Goods carried are paid by the buyer to the applicant through the holder of funds.


General Control offers  collateral managment services  for the following products:

  • Minerals (steel, metals, fertilizers, phosphates)
  • Agricultural products (cotton, sugar, grains, vegetable oil, wool, coffee, cocoa, rice, tobacco)