About us

Trade Credit, Political Risk Insurance and Financial Guarantees

At TSB GLOBAL, we specialise exclusively in trade credit, political risk insurance and financial guarantees.

  • Greater focus;
  • Greater understanding;
  • Greater innovation;
  • Shorter lines of communication;
  • Foresight;

An Independent Source

TSB GLOBAL's a professional service firm focused on the needs of clients. It is owned entirely by its main executives and is therefore free from any operational influence of any third party.

A Worldwide Service

The GLOBAL NETWORK supports the needs of a wide range of clients from single location exporters to complex multinational organisations with subsidiaries and affiliates operating throughout the world.

Through its member firms and specialist correspondents GLOBAL NETWORK has close and long-established business relationships with underwriters in all the relevant international markets, both in the private sector and the export credit/multilateral agencies.

Through the international offices of its member firms TSB GLOBAL is able to deliver client service in all the key financial centres around the world and to access the most relevant underwriting markets to suit the needs of its clients.

Key Executives

Marcos has extensive risk management experience across the world’s trade finance and investment markets, having worked in the Corporate Banking, Management Consulting and Reinsurance areas both in Brazil and in the UK (London). He is a Business graduate from the EAESP-Fundação Getulio Vargas, São Paulo, and has a M.Sc. degree in Management from the MIT-Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, Mass, USA. He is also a qualified Brazilian lawyer, with an International Law Master´s degree and a doctorate degree in Philosophy of Law.

Benedikt has over 18 years’ experience in trade credit insurance. He is graduated in law and worked as a licensed lawyer for 3 years in Germany/Frankfurt. Benedikt began his career in the credit insurance industry in 1997 at Gerling Kredit Versicherung/Atradius, Colonia, where he was appointed Director of Special Risk Management and Claims. In 2005 he set up the credit insurance operation in Brazil and became the country manager of Atradius Brazil/São Paulo.

Luiz Pestana is a well-known market specialist in the sophisticated areas of Financial Guarantees and Bonds. He has worked with various leading insurance and reinsurance companies in a distinguished career from 1988. His work included Marsh, Munich Re, Swiss Re, J Malucelli and Terra Brasis. His academic education and training were as Mechanical Engineer at the University of São Paulo, Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos.

A long and distinguished career in insurance, Marcondes has been in the insurance market throughout his professional life. He has worked for a number of insurance companies and brokers, always in charge of technical and institutional matters. He has an extensive list of difficult and sensitive issues he has used his problem-solving capabilities to reach perfect satisfaction to all involved. Marcondes was educated and trained as an Actuary at the Pontificia Universidade Catolica de São Paulo.

Israel worked for Citibank Brazil for 22 years. Initially as a credit analyst, he moved up to become the Director of Institutional Credit Recoveries and Workout Situations with problem loans. He worked subsequently with Rio Bravo, a leading investment and advisory financial institution in Brazil and joined TSB in 2007. Israel was educated as a Civil Engineer at the Escola Politecnica of the University of São Paulo.

Global Network

Global is a network of independent financial services firms specializing in trade credit and political risk insurance for manufacturers, wholesalers, exporters, importers, traders, investors and banks. In addition, TSB GLOBAL specializes in surety bonds.

Member firms of Global Network have access to all international insurance markets including public sector export credit and investment agencies as well as private sector insurers.

Member firms of Global Network:

Trade Solutions Brasil Administradora e Corretora de Seguros Ltda
Rua Tomás Carvalhal, 202   Paraíso, São Paulo, SP
04006-000 Brasil
+55 11 3554 1204

Export Insurance Agency, Inc
40 Front Street  
Walpole MA 02081
+1 508-668-0982

Export Insurance Agency, Inc
600 Denton Tap Rd. S Suite 140
Coppell, TX 75019
+1 972 745 9047
(Médio Atlântico)

Export Insurance Agency, Inc
66 Beacon Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10306
+1 347 857 6350
(Costa Oeste)

Export Insurance Agency, Inc
678 West Lake Street
Encinitas, CA 92024
+1 310 636 1473
Export Insurance Agency, Inc
600 Denton Tap Rd. S Suite 140
Coppell, TX 75019
Unia S.R.L.
via della Moscova 40
Milan, Italy
+39 02 657 1710

Companies we cooperate with:

Berry Palmer & Lyle Ltd
150 Leadenhall Street
London EC3V 4QT
+44 20 7375 9600
Berry Palmer & Lyle SA
91 rue du Faubourg St Honoré Paris
75008 France
+33 1 58 18 68 00
Berry Palmer & Lyle Ltd
9/F Central Building 1 Pedder Street
Central Hong Kong
+852 3975 2611
Berry Palmer & Lyle Singapore Pte. Ltd.
50 Raffles Place #30-00 Singapore Land Tower
Singapore 048623
+65 6632 3463
Berry Palmer & Lyle Ltd
n403, 4th Floor - North Tower - Emirates Financial Towers
Dubai International Financial Centre -Dubai, UAE
+971 (0) 56 835 3576