Bonds and guarantees

Guaranteed payment for you and your customers

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What are bonds?

Give your international suppliers valuable reassurance and ensure they deliver as agreed. A bond issued on your behalf lets your suppliers know that you can meet your contractual commitments as long as they deliver on their side.  When you use our bond service we assume your third party liabilities as an independent guarantor.  As part of a global insurer we are accepted as equal to a bank while being more flexible in response to your needs.  

What type of bonds does EH offer?

Our knowledge and expertise of each specific business sector enable us to provide you with standard bonding solutions such as:

Bid Bonds

  • Variable duration
  • The reliability of an offer in a tendering procedure


Advanced payments bonds

  • 6 months duration
  • The proper use of advance payments for a contractual obligation


Customs, tax and contribution bonds

  • 12 months duration
  • The state against the failure of a delinquent taxpayer

Performance bonds

  • 2 years duration
  • The proper performance of a contractual obligation


Maintenance bonds

  • 5 years duration
  • The elimination of deficiencies during a warranty period of a contractual obligation


This List of standard bond types is not exhaustive, EH can also provide you with tailored bonding solutions.


Our AA rating from Standard & Poor's provides your financial partners and beneficiaries with the confidence to trade at home or overseas.


Use our bonds and take the pressure off your bank credit line. The additional liquidity will be available for other calls on cash facilities.


Extend your business into new markets. Benefit from our global insights, local presence and in-depth expertise to meet your need for guarantees that safeguard international trade.

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