International Banking

Fresh thinking with a global perspective

For many businesses, success depends on robust international trade, making the need for worldwide finance expertise stronger than ever. Our experienced professionals understand global marketplace complexities and are committed to helping customers prosper in this international arena.

Export Trade Finance

  • Amegy utilizes programs of the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (Ex-Im) and private insurers to provide both short-term and medium-term financing to your customers.
  • Amegy is an Ex-Im Working Capital Delegated Lender and can use this program to provide your company the pre-export working capital necessary to successfully complete an export order.

Export Trade Services

  • Export letters of credit (LC) provide an assurance of payment based upon presentation of conforming documents.
  • Our letter of credit experts can assist with letter of credit structure.
  • Amegy may confirm your export letters of credit to eliminate the risk of non-payment by a foreign bank.
  • Onsite LC negotiation saves your company the hassle and the cost of dealing with impersonal out-of-state banks.
  • Export documentary collections give you control over your exported goods until payment has been received by your customer’s bank.

Standby Letters of Credit

Amegy can issue standby letters of credit to support your financial performance and warranty obligations as well as local issuance of bid/performance bonds.

Import Trade Services

  • Import letters of credit minimize payment risk and help protect your company against non-shipment.
  • Our onsite Letters of Credit Department can structure, issue and negotiate your import letters of credit.
  • Electronic issuance via our Internet-based LC system reduces paperwork and provides your company with real-time tracking and reporting.
  • Import documentary collections help you control your payment until goods are received.

Import Trade Finance

  • Import lines of credit
  • Finance imports with cost-effective banker’s acceptance financing

International Private Banking

Our multilingual private bankers work exclusively with international clients to provide customized personal financial solutions. Our services include:

  • Specialized depository, investment and loan services;
  • Special mail handling and bill payment via Internet using Bill Pay or customized bank bill payment service;
  • Online Banking that allows you to access your accounts from anywhere in the world; and
  • Visa® Debit Card or ATM Card.

For further information on our International Banking services, please contact TJ Raguso at 1-800-324-6705 or email us at