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Reverse Factoring Market Size - By Category (Domestic, International), By End Use, By Financial Institution (Banks, Non-banking Financial Institutions), Global Forecast 2023 - 2032

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  • Published Date: Sep 2023
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Reverse Factoring Market Size

Reverse Factoring Market size was valued at USD 522.4 billion in 2022 and is projected to register a CAGR of over 10% between 2023 and 2032 Due to the increasing demand for working capital. As businesses seek to optimize their cash flow and working capital management, they turn to reverse factoring as a solution. This financial arrangement allows companies to extend payment terms to suppliers while ensuring suppliers receive early payments at a discount. It effectively frees up working capital for buyers, strengthens supplier relationships, and provides a win-win solution for both parties involved in the supply chain.

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As interest rates & borrowing costs increase, businesses are exploring alternative financing options such as reverse factoring. This supply chain finance solution allows companies to access funding at lower interest rates by leveraging the creditworthiness of their larger buyers. It provides a cost-effective & efficient way to secure working capital, making it an attractive choice for businesses facing expensive traditional financing options.


Reverse factoring is complex, and it involves multiple parties including suppliers, buyers, and financing institutions. Fraudulent activities such as double financing or misrepresentation of invoices can occur, leading to financial losses & damage to the credibility of the financing process. Implementing robust fraud detection & prevention measures is crucial to mitigate these risks and ensure the integrity of reverse factoring transactions.

COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 had negative impacts on the reverse factoring market. The pandemic disrupted supply chains, causing uncertainties in payment terms and delays in invoice settlements. Businesses focused on preserving cash, leading to reduced demand for reverse factoring services. Additionally, economic downturns and financial stress among companies made supplier financing less attractive.

Reverse Factoring Market Trends

Integration with supply chain finance is an emerging trend in the industry as companies seek more comprehensive & efficient ways to manage their financial supply chain. By combining reverse factoring with broader supply chain finance programs, businesses can address a wider range of financial needs in their supply chain ecosystem. This integration enables the seamless flow of funds, optimizing working capital, reducing risks, and strengthening supplier relationships. It enables companies to take a holistic approach to financial supply chain management, providing a competitive edge in today's complex global business environment.

These digital platforms leverage technology to streamline and automate the reverse factoring process, making it more accessible to a broader range of businesses. Online platforms offer a convenient and transparent way for companies to engage with their suppliers, facilitating quick invoice processing, efficient discounting, and improved cash flow management.

Reverse Factoring Market Analysis

Reverse Factoring Market Size, By Financial Institution, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

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Based on financial institution, the reverse factoring market is categorized into banks and non-banking financial institutions. The banks segment holds a market share of around 77% in 2022 due to their pivotal role in facilitating these financial arrangements. They provide the financial infrastructure, credit assessment, and funding necessary for successful reverse factoring programs. With the increasing demand for supply chain finance solutions, banks are expanding their offerings, collaborating with businesses, and leveraging technology to streamline & scale their reverse factoring services. For instance, in May 2023, Indian Bank launched the Supply Chain Finance facility on its digital platform. The facility will provide short-term working capital finance to vendors/dealers of corporate.

Reverse Factoring Market Share (%), By End Use, 2022

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Based on end use, the reverse factoring market is divided into manufacturing, transport & logistics, information technology, healthcare, construction, and others. The manufacturing segment held a dominant share in 2022 due to its unique financial needs and supply chain complexities. Manufacturers often have extensive supplier networks and rely on timely payments to maintain smooth operations. Reverse factoring addresses these challenges by allowing manufacturers to extend favorable payment terms to suppliers while accessing early payment discounts from financial institutions. This strengthens supplier relationships, optimizes working capital, reduces supply chain disruptions, and enhances financial stability for manufacturers.

Germany Reverse Factoring Market Size, 2021 -2032, (USD Billion)

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Europe led the reverse factoring reverse factoring market with a major share of around 49% in 2022 owing to its widespread adoption and favorable regulatory environment. European businesses, especially Germany and the UK, have embraced reverse factoring to optimize working capital, improve supplier relationships, and ensure a stable supply chain. For instance, in March 2023, Eni, an energy company, introduced a Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Program aimed at promoting sustainability in the energy supply chain. Suppliers who commit to sustainable development can request early invoice payments through this program, incentivizing environmentally responsible practices and supporting sustainable initiatives. Additionally, the European Union has introduced regulations to promote supply chain finance, further encouraging its adoption.

Reverse Factoring Market Share

Major players operating in the reverse factoring market are :

  • JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Accion International
  • Barclays plc
  • Citi
  • Deutsche Factoring Bank
  • Axis Bank

Reverse Factoring Industry News:

  • In September 2023, Bank of America launched the CashPro Supply Chain Solutions, marking the beginning of a multi-year initiative that aims to revolutionize supply chain finance. The program is designed to enhance the bank's offerings in this field, ensuring it provides innovative & efficient solutions to its clients involved in supply chain management and financing.

The reverse factoring market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Category, 2018 – 2032

  • Domestic
  • International

By End use, 2018 – 2032

  • Manufacturing
  • Transport & Logistics
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Construction
  • Others

By Financial institution, 2018 – 2032

  • Banks
  • Non-banking Financial Institutions

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Nordics
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Southeast Asia 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Global market for reverse factoring was valued at USD 522.4 billion in 2022 and is projected to register over 10% CAGR between 2023 and 2032.

The banks segment held a market share of around 77% in 2022 and will grow through 2032 due to their pivotal role in facilitating the financial arrangements of reverse factoring.

Europe led the market with a major share of around 49% in 2022 and will grow through 2032 owing to widespread adoption of the financial service and favorable regulatory environment.

JP Morgan Chase & Co., Accion International, Barclays plc, Citi, Deutsche Factoring Bank, and Axis Bank.

Reverse Factoring Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
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