Lending Solutions

We provide a full range of customized lending services including structured lending, real estate lending, and aviation and ship finance. Your relationship manager can help you structure a tailored loan in line with your needs and objectives. 

Structured Lending

Tailored solutions to finance investments and optimize the performance of your portfolio.

As an experienced investor you know what it takes to build a strong portfolio and are adept at managing your assets. If you are interested in leveraging these assets, perhaps to raise liquidity, hedge your wealth, or further grow your portfolio, our structured lending specialists can help.

Credit Suisse offers you the full range of customized solutions with a wide variety of collateral classes. Such structured loans offer a number of benefits. They can help you raise liquidity and finance investments without selling existing assets. They allow you to monetize strategic equity positions. You can use them to finance buyouts of minority shareholders ahead of an IPO or to protect your wealth through corresponding hedging strategies.

With our experts at your side, you can be sure that our structured loans are perfectly in line with your needs and your individual risk profile. This makes them an excellent instrument to enhance and optimize the performance of your investment portfolio.

Real Estate Lending

Innovative real estate financing solutions.

Are you looking to finance a real estate transaction in Switzerland or abroad? Regardless of the location, our real estate lending specialists are ideally placed to help you.

Real Estate Lending Switzerland

If you are considering buying real estate in Switzerland, we offer attractive mortgage models tailored to fit your financing needs. We can also help you hedge interest rate risk with innovative fixed income OTC derivatives solutions. You can benefit from comprehensive advice geared to your needs as well as professional support. We offer tailored financing solutions, property appraisal, and assessment services, with a prompt review of your application and a timely decision on financing.

Real Estate Lending International

We also offer real estate financing (residential and commercial) in selected countries in Western Europe and Asia/Pacific through our regional presence and local support services.

Lombard loan

Do you need additional liquidity, but still want to benefit from your investment portfolio's return? Or would you like to take advantage of new investment opportunities without selling your securities? With a lombard loan, you achieve an attractive and flexible financing solution.

Whether you're looking for maximum flexibility or are dependent on additional capital for a certain period, we've got the right solution for you. Structure the loan with our assistance according to your individual needs with respect to type, amount, time frame, and currency. Learn more about using your lombard loan:

  • You obtain additional capital without having to sell your existing securities holdings.
  • You continue to enjoy the capital appreciation and income potential of your securities.
  • You may alter the structure of your portfolio at any time. The credit limit assigned to you will be adjusted accordingly.
  • You may use the interest paid to optimize your tax burden.1
  • You gain access to a flexible alternative to mortgage financing.

Aviation and Ship Finance

Are you planning to finance an aircraft or a ship? Are you looking for the best form of financing or a suitable advisor to support you with the transaction?

The experts from Corporate and Institutional Clients have a great deal of experience in aviation and ship finance. They can ensure the right form of financing for you based on your needs and situation.

Credit Suisse is a recognized professional service provider in the high-end aviation finance market. We offer financing for new or pre-owned medium to large business or private jets from prime manufacturers. The minimum amount for financing is USD 15 million. Our products include financial leases, aircraft mortgage loans, and pre-delivery financing. Helicopter financing is also available upon specific request. 

Credit Suisse has been financing commercial ocean-going vessels, including tankers, dry freight, and container ships, for more than 60 years. We know the requirements of this specialized form of financing and are ideally positioned to offer solutions tailored to your needs. Our services are aimed primarily at leading shipping companies and ship owners with complex financing requirements. Yacht financing is also available upon request.