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Grand Eweng: Controlled flow or flood?
Grand Eweng: Controlled flow or flood?
Oliver Gordon
14 August 2019

Nachtigal set the financing template for hydro in Cameroon in late 2018. Now a very ambitious project more than four times the size of Nachtigal is underway, but is it too much too soon in terms of of bankability?

Al Dur 2: A Saudi nightmare on ECA street
Al Dur 2: A Saudi nightmare on ECA street
Max Thompson
13 August 2019

The $1.5 billion Al Dur 2 independent water and power project (IWPP) financing achieved a record length tenor for an uncovered local bank tranche, an indirect benefit of ECA support. But according to sources close to the deal, Saudi Exim’s direct loan debut proved a ‘nightmare’ to structure.

Risky business: Can Europe trade its way out of crisis?
Risky business: Can Europe trade its way out of crisis?
Katharine Morton
7 August 2019

In the fourth of this series of Risky Business podcasts Coriolis Technologies CEO Rebecca Harding talks to TXF’s Katharine Morton about how the internal challenges of the EU continue to pull at the union. Is trade the way out of its problems?

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Proyecto Corredor Vial Circuito 3 highway PPP signs
23 August 2019

A consortium led by Espina and Copasa have signed a $1.16 DFI-backed financing to fund the Proyecto Corredor Vial Circuito (Road Corridor Circuit) 3 h...

Port Kemla LNG nears FID despite plans to upsize scheme
23 August 2019

Australian Industrial Energy (AIE) – comprising Andrew Forrest’s Squadron Energy, Marubeni, and JERA (a JV between Tokyo Electric and Chub...

Saint Nazaire offshore wind farm nears close
22 August 2019

The 480MW €3.2 billion Saint Nazaire offshore wind farm in France – a joint venture between France’s EDF and Canada’s Enbridge ...

Rock Rail and JII signs £400m rolling stock financing
22 August 2019

Rock Rail and Japan Infrastructure Initiative (JII) has signed the £400 million rolling stock financing backing a new fleet of intercity Hitachi...

Centeno leaves Proparco
22 August 2019

Pablo Centeno has left his position as regional head of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean at Proparco. Mexico-based Centeno had been in the po...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance Lender H1 2019

Bank USDm No %
1 Santander 2687m 14 10.7%
2 BNP Paribas 2404m 18 9.6%
3 Societe Generale 1830m 18 7.3%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 1793m 16 7.1%
5 Bank of China 1669m 5 6.7%
6 HSBC 1534m 14 6.1%
7 KfW IPEX-Bank 1361m 18 5.4%
8 Standard Chartered 1292m 12 5.2%
9 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 1131m 11 4.5%
10 MUFG Bank 1013m 10 4%

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2019

Bank USDm No %
1 BNP Paribas 4988m 33 6.8%
2 ING Bank 4826m 37 6.6%
3 Societe Generale 4537m 32 6.2%
4 ABN AMRO 3353m 23 4.6%
5 MUFG Bank 3195m 21 4.3%
6 Natixis 3062m 29 4.2%
7 Citi 3040m 16 4.1%
8 Credit Agricole CIB 2694m 25 3.7%
9 Rabobank 2275m 23 3.1%
10 Mizuho 1969m 9 2.7%

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