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Trade digitisation and ESG improv: Yes and, not yes but
Trade digitisation and ESG improv: Yes and, not yes but
Katharine Morton
30 June 2021

TXF’s Global Trade Virtual 2021 event took us on the rollercoaster journey of financing international trade last week. Saying “yes, and” could get the markets to help financing trade more sustainably (and digitally)

Making the right connections
Making the right connections
Thomas Hopkins
28 June 2021

You can count the number of true project financings for European and UK interconnectors on one hand. But following changes to regulation, and more expected to follow in the coming months, the sector is looking increasingly project finance friendly.

Hydrogen: The fuel of the future (with heavy subsidy)
Hydrogen: The fuel of the future (with heavy subsidy)
Max Thompson
23 June 2021

Hydrogen projects are ballooning given the stronger focus on energy transition from policymakers and energy majors in the wake of the pandemic. But where’s the level of support from governments – regulatory and financial – that will make green and blue hydrogen commercially bankable?

TXF Originals

More leave Mizuho's syndicated finance team
26 July 2021

Mizuho’s director for its Asia syndicated finance department, Joey Mak, is leaving the bank after 14 years. Likewise, Christina Pang, a vice pre...

AIIB approves loan to Enel for Indian solar project
26 July 2021

AIIB has approved a $50 million loan to Italy's Enel to back the development of its 300MW solar power project in Rajasthan, India. The scheme, loc...

DBS Bank makes senior management changes in GTS
26 July 2021

DBS Bank has announced changes at the helm of its global transaction services (GTS) team. Lim Soon Chong will replace John Laurens as head of GTS. Lim...

Hall moves to Willis from Liberty Specialty Markets
23 July 2021

Chris Hall has moved to Willis Towers Watson to become executive director, financial solutions. He will be credit and political risk business developm...

Knight retires after 32 years at BNPP
22 July 2021

Timothy Knight has retired from his position as global head, corporate sales, derivatives execution and clearing at BNP Paribas, as of 16 July. Knight...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance Lender 2021

Bank USDm No %
1 Santander 1470m 22 8.4%
2 Crédit Agricole CIB 1258m 13 7.2%
3 HSBC 1049m 15 6%
4 Deutsche Bank 1040m 9 5.9%
5 Citi 943m 9 5.4%
6 ING Bank 876m 8 5%
7 Société Générale 835m 14 4.8%
8 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 793m 15 4.5%
9 BNP Paribas 758m 13 4.3%
10 MUFG Bank 631m 10 3.6%

Commodity Trade Finance Lender 2021

Bank USDm No %
1 ING Bank 3999m 19 12.9%
2 BNP Paribas 3879m 10 12.6%
3 Credit Suisse 1782m 8 5.8%
4 Citi 1760m 9 5.7%
5 Standard Chartered 1343m 6 4.3%
6 HSBC 1143m 9 3.7%
7 Scotia Bank 1121m 4 3.6%
8 Mizuho 1073m 4 3.5%
9 Natixis 953m 10 3.1%
10 Rabobank 855m 9 2.8%

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