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Guinea mining: DFI/ECA-backed loan boosts bauxite mine project
Guinea mining: DFI/ECA-backed loan boosts bauxite mine project
Aife Howse
3 June 2019

DFI loans and a direct loan from Canada’s EDC have enabled commercial banks to push the tenor on Guinea Alumina Corporation’s greenfield mining project financing.

Finding the right mix for African power projects
Finding the right mix for African power projects
Jonathan Bell
29 May 2019

African power generation is still dominated by a mix of hydro and coal, but renewables are finding good purchase in almost every country and at increasingly affordable scale and cost. Finding the right mix in a testing climate change environment though presents many challenges. Jonathan Bell assesses the landscape.

ECA debt: A financing tool to scale the delivery of SDGs
ECA debt: A financing tool to scale the delivery of SDGs
Hussein Sefian
29 May 2019

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the talk of the export finance community - and beyond. But ECAs and banks need to align their SDGs to help fill the sector's $2.5 trillion a year financing gap in emerging markets.

TXF in brief

DCT Gdansk debt reaches close
17 June 2019

PSA International, the Polish Development Fund (PFR) and IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF) – via borrowing vehicle Holbrook – reached f...

Nam Dinh 1 nears financial close on Sinosure-covered loan
17 June 2019

Sponsors of the $2.2 billion 1.2GW Nam Dinh 1 coal-fired power plant in Vietnam – Acwa Power and Taekwang Power – are expected to reach fi...

Red Electrica signs Hispasat acquisition facility
14 June 2019

Red Electrica Corporacion has raised a €500 million ($560 million) credit line to back its €949 million acquisition of an 89.68% stake in sa...

Mascarenhas joins ADB
14 June 2019

Sunil Mascarenhas – previously IFC supply chain finance advisor for Bangladesh, Vietnam and Mongolia – has joined the Asian Development Ba...

Al Dur 2 IWPP financial close expected this week
13 June 2019

Sponsors of the Al Dur 2 Independent Water and Power Project (IWPP) in Bahrain – ACWA Power, Mitsui and Al Moayyed Contracting – are expec...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance Lender H1 2019

Bank USDm No %
1 BNP Paribas 1047m 10 11.7%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 825m 8 9.2%
3 HSBC 722m 9 8.1%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 677m 8 7.6%
5 Societe Generale 672m 9 7.5%
6 Santander 599m 7 6.7%
7 KfW IPEX-Bank 473m 10 5.3%
8 MUFG Bank 457m 5 5.1%
9 Standard Chartered 346m 4 3.9%
10 Mizuho 264m 2 2.9%

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2019

Bank USDm No %
1 ING Bank 2546m 16 7.2%
2 BNP Paribas 2423m 13 6.9%
3 Societe Generale 2389m 15 6.8%
4 Citi 1918m 8 5.4%
5 MUFG Bank 1832m 8 5.2%
6 ABN AMRO 1621m 9 4.6%
7 Mizuho 1559m 6 4.4%
8 Natixis 1293m 15 3.7%
9 Credit Agricole CIB 1104m 12 3.1%
10 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 1041m 2 3%

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