Credit risk management is a major activity of each financial institution. Since the credit risk is most important cause of the bankruptcy of many banks, it`s been given a special attention. In addition to identifying, locating, measuring, as the final activity in тхе credit risk management arises hedging credit risk. Рrotection from unwanted credit risk is archieved by transfer of risk to the one who is willing to accept the same. In this paper are presented modern credit risk transfer instruments which are analized, in order to protect the capital of financial institution.