Commercial Risk Management

Manage your investment and financial risk with proven solutions.

At SunTrust, we provide the solutions your business needs to hedge against financial risk. We’ll put together a team of seasoned financial professionals to develop effective, tailored strategies to help you manage your financial risk.

  • Interest Rate Risk Management
    Risk management tools to help safeguard against changing interest rates
  • Key Person Insurance
    Investment advice and management services
  • Currency Risk Management
    We provide solutions covering more than 50 currencies to minimize the negative impact of foreign exchange rate movements. Available products include spot and forward transactions, as well as OTC FX options and cross-currency swaps. In addition, currency solutions can be accessed via our proprietary Web-based trading system that allows clients to conduct foreign currency transactions at real-time market rates, through a highly secure, encrypted connection.
  • Commodity Risk Management
    Our origination team has decades of experience structuring and executing derivatives. We can help you develop cost-effective strategies aligned with your company’s specific risk tolerance.

    We offer a full array of commodity risk management solutions to assist our clients in managing exposure to energy and metal commodity risks.

Corporate & Commercial Banking Resource Center

  • Guard Owner Time to Avoid Zapping Growth

    Small businesses depend on owners, and when their attention is diverted, growth can stall. Protect an owner’s time to keep from depriving a growing business of the owner’s unique skill set.

  • Prevent Commercial Card Fraud and Streamline Your Business

    Corporate credit cards are simple to use and can help businesses streamline operations. Here are suggestions for optimizing the use of commercial cards and preventing employee fraud.

  • Poised for Expansion and Positioned for Growth Capital

    Many middle market businesses, driven by year over year sales growth, have an eye towards continued expansion, whether via organic growth or through acquisition. SunTrust offers tips on positioning to access capital to finance growth.

  • Lowering Cost of Capital

    Using leverage, particularly real estate financing, can help lower a business’s cost of capital and fund growth by rebalancing the capital mix.

  • Importing in a Dynamic Global Environment

    97% of importers are small to medium-sized businesses whose plans to build value for their companies includes global sourcing.