GE Sees Growth in Financial Services for Hi-tech Manufacturers

Global Electronics Solutions arm increases volume through expanded infrastructure and asset management services

  • Country-specific financing solutions — To address new local laws and government regulations, global customers now have the ability to develop financial structures on transactions of all sizes.

  • Trade term financing — Customers can delay payments up to 90 days to bring equipment online and into production.

  • Technology real estate services — Through an alliance with Colliers International Advanced Technology Real Estate Group (ATREG), GES said it is the first company to offer customers one-stop-shopping for buying and selling equipment, manufacturing facilities and technology real estate.

  • Auction services — New, live onsite and online auctions give customers the ability to buy and sell manufacturing assets on a global scale.

For more information on the current state of the payment solutions market, see the article "The Analyst Corner: Payment" in the December 2004/January 2005 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive.