It was already 10 years ago that MIT successfully launched a new system to monitor Trade Commodity Finance Credit Facilities granted by Banks to International Trading Companies, and initially designed in partnership with BANQUE CANTONALE DE GENEVE (BCGE).
Ever since, MIT activities and operations have entirely been taken over by MITECH as part of a family transition. Nevertheless, the TRAC success story continues.
Today, prestigious financial institutions operate the system in various locations including Geneva, Zürich, Lugano, Paris, London, Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and New York.
“We have significantly enhanced the system over the years leveraging the expertise of our Customer base” says Paul Cohen Dumani, President at MITECH, announcing the launch of a brand new Borrowing Base module, as the company continues to invest in the development of this strategic product.
Paul Cohen Dumani adds that “prior to the launch of this module, we used to treat Borrowing Base in a transactional finance framework. This worked perfectly for Banks dealing with large volumes of Transactional Commodity Finance and lower volumes in Borrowing Base Financing”. Thanks to the new module designed with Consultants specialized in Trade Commodity Finance, TRAC can support most efficiently complex bilateral to multilateral Borrowing base structures.
“Of course, we are continually looking at new ways to improve the system”, says Michael Cohen-Dumani, MITECH’s CEO, as the Company is working closely on different areas of enhancement.
One of them being Digitization where the integration to various platforms (including DLTs) is thoroughly examined; Proof of Concepts have already begun. “With the recent scandals in Trade Finance, it is paramount we give more confidence to our Customers by integrating Digitization capabilities to our systems”, says Michael Cohen-Dumani.
About MITECH (, the natural successor of MIT.
As of January 2020, MIT Make Intuitive Tech SA (MITECH) has taken over the operations of MIT Micro Informatique & Technologies SA (MIT) capitalizing on more than 35 years of experience in Trade Finance automation. MITECH is a swiss based Fintech specialized in the development of Trade Finance software solutions for Bankers, such as the famous CREDOC installed in Prestigious Banks in Switzerland, the European market, and the Middle East. MITECH is headquartered in the Lausanne area in Switzerland with a regional offices in Singapore and Belgrade.
In 2010 TRAC, (Trade Risk Active Control), a Middle-Office Trade Commodity Finance Collateral Management system was launched. The purpose of the software is to replace the Excel spreadsheet widely used in the Trade Commodity Finance sector to monitor Credit Facilities. The product has already been adopted by prestigious Banks including NATIXIS, UBS, OCBC, and MUFG among others.
Beginning of this year, MITECH also released a brand-new version of its well-known back-end Trade Finance product. CREDOC 5G is a Rich Web Client, multi-entity (Branch/bank), multi-time zone, and multi-language/alphabet system. It was designed using a modern “Service oriented” architecture embedding best of breed “Workflow Engine”, “Rules Engine”, and “Business Activity monitoring” components. CREDOC 5G is truly “agnostic” in terms of underlying Operating System, Application Server, and Database. CREDOC 5G has already been licensed by three financial institutions including Bankmed (Suisse) SA.