A Global Economy Means a World of Opportunity.

International Banking

Bank of Houston’s International Banking team understands how important it is to have a banking partner that can help your company take advantage of opportunities around the world. If your company is active in international markets, or if you are considering expanding into this area, our team of bankers can assist you with the process and help uncover opportunities that stand to benefit your business the most.

International Banking products and services include:

Lending

  • Export Financing
    • Export-Import bank
    • SBA Export programs
  • Import Financing
    • Finance goods on the water, using letters of credit
    • Traditional line of credit when goods reach the U.S.

Trade Services

  • Letters of Credit
    • Commercial/documentary letters of credit
    • Stand-by letters of credit– performance bonds, bid bonds, and financial guarantees
    • Domestic and international
  • Documentary Collections

International Private Banking
Cash management and deposit services for high net worth foreign nationals.

International USD and Foreign Currency Wires
Bank of Houston provides full international wire transfer services, including foreign currency exchange.

International Team Contacts

To learn more about Bank of Houston’s international banking services, please contact one of our international team members today.

Bill Prout
Senior Vice President and Manager
International Banking
713.600.6686
wprout@bankhouston.com

Cheryl Iselt
Vice President and Manager
Trade Services
713.600.8970
ciselt@bankhouston.com

Mercedes Cook
Vice President
International Private Banking
713.600.8971
mcook@bankhouston.com

Juanita Ruiz
Assistant
713.600.8166
jruiz@bankhouston.com

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Houston, TX 77024

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