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Cocobod general syndication launching tomorrow
22/06/2017 16:50:51

General syndication for the 25th annual Ghana Cocobod deal is set to launch tomorrow morning in London. The winning bid group of SMBC, Rabobank, Standard Bank, Credit Agricole, Natixis, alongside Ghana International Bank, have been involved in pre-syndication and have attracted a few ‘early bird’ commitments already. This year’...

Bridge loan kickstarts Kosava wind farm construction
22 June 2017

MK Fintel Wind – a 46/54 joint venture between MK Group and Fintel Energia – has drawn down part of an unspecified two-year bridge loan fr...

BNI raises ECA-covered loan for brewery project
22 June 2017

Banco de Negocios Internacional has raised a €21.4 million ($23.8 million) ECA-covered loan for on-lending to a brewery project in Angola. S...

Bidders shortlisted for A16 road PPP
22 June 2017

Dutch road authority Rijkswaterstaat has shortlisted three bidding groups for the final phase of the A16 road PPP concession. The 25-year availability...

Northwind offshore wind refinancing closed
21 June 2017

Sponsors of the 216MW Northwind offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea – a joint venture between Aspiravi (40%), Parkwind (30%) and Sumitom...

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Commodity trade tech: The new key to making the margins
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Commodity trade tech: The new key to making the margins
Callum Burroughs
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The changes that technology will bring to the commodities space are manifold. What can commodity trade finance expect from new technology and, more importantly, is it ready for it?

AML tech: Are regulators stuck in the past?
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AML tech: Are regulators stuck in the past?
Lucy Palfreeman
15 June 2017

AML requirements are getting tighter and more costly for banks. But uptake of cost-cutting technology is slow – and for once it is regulators rather than banks that are hindering the process. Banks want direction and regulators do not appear to be providing it.

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