ITFA is pleased to welcome five institutions to its growing family:

Axendo is a diversified global trading, commodities and procurement group that meets the end-to-end requirements of its clients across the supply chain, whilst unlocking liquidity and enhancing capital efficiency.

Ms. Courtnee Trufitt, the Group Executive Assistant will be the main contact for ITFA matters.

Ms. Trufitt stated that serving markets through their network of offices in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, Axendo provides a team of international professionals with experience from many of the world’s leading trading, logistics and financial institutions in both developed and emerging markets.

By applying its in-depth sector knowledge, Axendo delivers specialist services and activities across a range of integrated businesses in commodities comprising agri, metals and energies trading, the procurement and delivery of finished and semi-finished products, together with tailored solutions in trade credit.

Canopius is a global speciality (re)insurer with operations in Australia, Bermuda, Singapore, the UK, the US, Malaysia (Labuan) and China (through Lloyd’s China). We are privately owned and are proud to offer an independent view of risk. A leading Lloyd’s underwriter, we have the expertise, capacity and appetite to lead business.

Canopius has a market leading Credit & Political Risk team at Canopius, with experienced practitioners from the worlds of credit and political risk insurance, banking and law. The team is unique in having a dedicated in-house claims team, legal counsel and specialist analysts.

The main contact for Canopius is Mr Patrick Sheriff, in the Political Risk & Credit sector.
Find out more about Canopius by visiting our website:

Pernix is dedicated to enabling and supporting responsible and tangible investment and finance through the provision of Political Risk and Non-Payment insurance.

A core part of Pernix’s portfolio will be devoted to facilitating and aiding the dual energy and technological transitions taking place in our societies today.

Mr. Kade Spears, one of the co-founders and CEO at Pernix is the main contact for ITFA matters.

S-International brings together the skills and resources of multiple regional savings banks in south-west Germany. Our team comprises experienced experts in international banking, including specialists for all aspects of cross-border business operations. We act exclusively on behalf of our member savings banks and their clients. Our mission is to proactively advise and assist with all their worldwide activities. Because without a dependable partner, international operations can tie up significant time and energy. We can help customers successfully enter and operate in new markets, with expertise, reliable information, a global network, and by assuming responsibility for specific tasks – therefore leaving them with the freedom to focus on their core business.

Ms. Kerstin Gutzeit, Executive Director Relationship Managements Banks is the main contact for ITFA matters.

What we offer you: S-International Baden-Württemberg Nord (

Surecomp® is the market-leading provider of digital trade finance solutions for corporates and financial institutions. An industry pioneer for thirty-five years, we enable seamless, sustainable trade by breaking down barriers and fostering collaboration. Our award-winning portfolio of cloud and on-premises solutions streamlines the trade finance lifecycle for frictionless transaction processing, enhanced risk mitigation, compliance, decision support and growth. Underpinned by numerous global offices and an extensive partner network, our prestigious customer footprint spans over eighty countries across the world.

Mr Gregory Duval will be the main contact for Surecomp for any ITFA matters.

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