Feature
01 December 2022

Responsible commodities sourcing – not just an issue for the LME

The LME has decided not to ban Russian metals. Is it the right move or tacit recognition that the pressures on commodities markets spawned by war, growing demand for energy transition materials and ESG compliance are becoming increasingly irreconcilable? More

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02 December 2022

Euler Hermes backs Angolan agriculture and transport projects

Euler Hermes is backing Standard Chartered financing worth €238 million to the Angolan government for two projects.The first project - valued at around €142 million - will help construct a new bio-veterinary centre for the production and development of animal vaccines in Huambo. The... More

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02 December 2022

Latest AIMA report shows private credit is expanding

The Alternative Investment Management Association’s (AIMA) latest report ‘Financing the Economy 2022’ reveals that the trillion dollar asset class has continued to expand its footprint across Europe and Asia in particular and that SMEs through to large corporates have better access... More

Feature
30 November 2022

What ETMs can and can’t do for coal retirements

The recent ACEN ETM to retire the South Luzon coal-fired plant early attracted some controversy over its use of the ETM moniker. But the deal is more promising than was first apparent, although it may still struggle to influence transition finance outside its home market. More

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02 December 2022

Statkraft enters PPA in Italy with Fastweb

Italian telecommunications operator Fastweb has signed a 12-year PPA with Statkraft for supply from a new solar project.The 11.25MW plant will be located in Lazio, in the province of Latina, and enter into operation in 2023. The project will meet 13% of Fastweb's energy needs. More

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02 December 2022

United Airlines invests in Natron Energy

United Airlines has announced a strategic equity investment in battery manufacturer Natron Energy.Natron plans to use the funds to accelerate production at its manufacturing facility in Holland, Michigan, where it will scale operations to begin mass production of UL-listed sodium-ion batteries in... More

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02 December 2022

Central bank governor questions Philippine plans for sovereign fund

The Philippines’ central bank governor has commented on a legislative proposal to create a sovereign wealth fund overseen by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.Key concerns for him would be how the fund would be managed and by whom, and to what extent it would affect the independence of the central... More

Data and research

Category A projects

ECA Date Country Company
Floating production, storage and offloading 02/12/2022 Brazil NEXI - Nippon Export Investment Insurance
Manufacturing of components of automobile and machinery 30/11/2022 China NEXI - Nippon Export Investment Insurance
Unique 584MW Combined Cycle Power Plant 28/11/2022 Bangladesh SERV - Swiss Export Risk Insurance
Wind power project 28/11/2022 Vietnam NEXI - Nippon Export Investment Insurance
SunAfrica 400 MW and 104MW Photovoltaic Solar Power Project 17/11/2022 Angola US EXIM BANK - Export-Import Bank of the United States
Data and research
01 December 2022

Commodity finance data report FY2021

This report comprises of an in-depth overview of commercial loans in the commodities industry, with all data taken from TXF Intelligence...

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Dec 7, 2022

TXF, Uxolo & Proximo Infrastructure, Energy & Natural Resources Africa

Virtual Event

Combining aspects from TXF’s export and commodity finance, Proximo’s project finance and Uxolo’s development finance this virtual edition has something for everyone.

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11 November 2022
News
02 December 2022

Eolus and Simply Blue JV developing four Baltic offshore projects

Eolus and Simply Blue Group have formed joint venture company SeaSapphire to develop four offshore wind parks in the Baltic Sea.The JV will develop two projects in Sweden and two in Finland. In Sweden the projects are the Skidbladner planned for 100km south-east of Stockholm, and Herkules located... More

News
02 December 2022

GEB acquires 5 Brazilian transmission concessions

Grupo Energía Bogota (GEB) has closed a deal to acquire five electric power transmission concessions in Brazil’s The assets were acquired for $834 million from the Brasil Energia Fundo de Investimento em Participacoes Multiestrategia (Brookfield) fund and total 2,416km of... More

Data and research

Deal maturity report

Deal name Structure Maturity Date Volume in $m
Oxbow Carbon - RCF Revolving credit facility 04/01/2023 625
Metalloinvest - PXF Pre-Export Finance 10/01/2023 88
Metalloinvest - PXF Pre-Export Finance 10/01/2023 152
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) - JBIC / Commercial Loan ECA-Direct Loan 15/01/2023 2,100
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) - JBIC / Commercial Loan ECA-Direct Loan 15/01/2023 900
News
02 December 2022

Everfast Fiber acquires Kansas assets

Consolidated Communications Enterprise Services has completed the sale of its Kansas City assets to Everfast Fiber Networks for $82 million.The divestiture is an outcome from the company’s strategic asset review and plan to focus on its fibre expansion plans in its core regions. Everfast Fiber... More

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02 December 2022

Amazon signs PPAs with Vibrant in India

Vibrant Energy has entered into PPAs with Amazon for supply from two wind & solar hybrid projects totalling 300MW in the Indian states of Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka. Once operational, Amazon will have a total capacity of 720MW in the country including three solar farms in Rajasthan.AWS... More

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