TXF MENA 2018: ECA, Project and Commodity Finance

Oct 2 - Oct 3, 2018
The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, United Arab Emirates
Mohamed Naser  A. Hamdan Alzaabi
Mohamed Naser A. Hamdan Alzaabi
Director of Trade Promotion Department
UAE Ministry of Economy
Rajit Nanda
Rajit Nanda
CIO
ACWA Power
Abdulmuhsen Ibrahim Younus
Abdulmuhsen Ibrahim Younus
CEO
Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)
Loay Ghazaleh
Loay Ghazaleh
Undersecretary Advisor on Infrastructure & PPP
Bahrain Ministry of Works
Basil El Baz
Basil El Baz
Chairman and CEO
Carbon Holdings
Mouhannad Makhlouf
Mouhannad Makhlouf
Senior Director Energy & Environmental Services
Abdul Latif Jameel
Faisal  Al Fadl
Faisal Al Fadl
Secretary General
Saudi Green Building Forum and The King Saud Foundation
Reham El-Beltagy
Reham El-Beltagy
Executive Vice President, Corporate Treasury
Orascom
Paul Norris
Paul Norris
Head of Infrastructure, Debt Management Office
Abu Dhabi Department of Finance
Joseph Fernandes
Joseph Fernandes
CFO
Integrated Holding Company
Hazem Al Haddad
Hazem Al Haddad
Chief Executive Officer
Apex
Bikash Prasad
Bikash Prasad
Senior Vice President, CFO (Africa and Middle East)
Olam International
Ali Ayub
Ali Ayub
Director, Acquisitions and Project Finance
ACWA Power
Amer AlJabri
Amer AlJabri
General Manager- Business Development
Marafiq
Mothana Bahjeat Qteishat
Mothana Bahjeat Qteishat
Managing Director
Jinko Solar
Stefan Rüter
Stefan Rüter
CFO
Oman Airports
Tom Koczwara
Tom Koczwara
Head of Debt Management Office
Government of Sharjah
Clint Steyn
Clint Steyn
General Counsel
Alcazar Energy
Daniel Calderon
Daniel Calderon
CEO
Alcazar Energy
Fatick Hussain Al Balushi
Fatick Hussain Al Balushi
Finance Director
Salalah Methanol Company
Gianluca  Elmosi
Gianluca Elmosi
Treasurer
Aldahra
Neeraj Agrawal
Neeraj Agrawal
Group CFO
Crescent Group
Kei Kawahara
Kei Kawahara
Chief Representative for Europe, Russia, CIS, Middle East and Africa Region
NEXI - Nippon Export Investment Insurance
Esam El-Makkawy
Esam El-Makkawy
Chief Financial Officer
Souq Extra
Robert Wallin
Robert Wallin
Executive Director, Customer Financing
Huawei Technologies Company
Guto Davies
Guto Davies
Managing Director
General Electric
Rani Selwanes
Rani Selwanes
Managing Director & Head of Investment Banking
NBK Capital
Yasmin Yahya
Yasmin Yahya
Structured Finance – Middle East
Nokia
Imran Saeed
Imran Saeed
Senior Executive Vice President UAE
Siemens Financial Services
Takeshi Hiramatsu
Takeshi Hiramatsu
Senior Commercial Manager of Middle-East & Africa
Marubeni Corporation
Sanjeev Dutta
Sanjeev Dutta
Executive Director - Commodities
Dubai Multi Commodities Centre
Johan Abrahamson
Johan Abrahamson
Senior Customer Finance Manager, Global
Volvo Construction Equipment
Muhammad Ajmal
Muhammad Ajmal
Country Manager ME & SA
Terex
Yoshinori Utaka
Yoshinori Utaka
CEO, Middle East & Africa Projects
Mitsui & Co., Ltd
Antje Rigo
Antje Rigo
Director Export Finance
Ferrostaal Equipment Solutions GmbH
Umer Ahmad
Umer Ahmad
Vice President, Investment Development
SNC-Lavalin Capital
Noel Morris
Noel Morris
Group Finance Director
KAR Company for Electricity Power Production Ltd.
Jan-Henrik Rufer
Jan-Henrik Rufer
Managing Director Structured Finance
SENVION GmbH
Shailendra Kaushik
Shailendra Kaushik
Director Middle East
IL&FS Transportation Networks Limited
Maninder Bhandari
Maninder Bhandari
Director
Derby Group
Al-Natoor  Bashar
Al-Natoor Bashar
The Global Head Islamic Finance
Fitch Ratings
Okan Dalanay
Okan Dalanay
Head of Structured Trade Finance EMEA
Archer Daniels Midland
Rudolf Putz
Rudolf Putz
Head of Trade Facilitation Programme
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Lars Ponterlitschek
Lars Ponterlitschek
Head of Finance & Risk
SERV - Swiss Export Risk Insurance
Dr. Robert  Besseling
Dr. Robert Besseling
Executive Director
EXX AFRICA
Sorana  Parvulescu
Sorana Parvulescu
Partner
Control Risks
YU HONG
YU HONG
director
Sinosure - China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation
Habib Bitar
Habib Bitar
Chief Representative
Trade Bank Of Iraq
Christopher Cantelmi
Christopher Cantelmi
Principal Infrastructure Investment
IFC World Bank Group
Naoki  Tamaki
Naoki Tamaki
Chief Representative for the Middle East
Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)
Firas Modad
Firas Modad
Senior Middle East Analyst
IHS Markit
Jan von Allwoerden
Jan von Allwoerden
Director International Business Development
Euler Hermes Aktiengesellschaft
Marco Ferioli
Marco Ferioli
Head of UAE, Middle East & Africa
SACE
Layali Abdeen
Layali Abdeen
Investment Officer
MIGA - Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
Matthias Wietbrock
Matthias Wietbrock
Head of Export and Agency Finance
AKA Bank ( Ausfuhrkredit-Gesellschaft mbh )
Victor Carstenius
Victor Carstenius
Country analyst
EKN - The Swedish Export Credit Agency
Alper Gulec
Alper Gulec
Head of Financial Institutions & Trade Sales
National Bank of Fujairah
Maëlia Dufour
Maëlia Dufour
Director - International Relations, Products Development, Rating - Bpifrance Assurance Export
Bpifrance
Francisco Anzola
Francisco Anzola
Principal
CC Solutions
Rodolphe de Lambertye
Rodolphe de Lambertye
Head of Strategy and Business Origination, Global Export & Agency Finance
Santander
Jonathan Joseph-Horne
Jonathan Joseph-Horne
Managing Director, Structured Export Finance
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe
Eriks Atvars
Eriks Atvars
Global Head of Structured Trade & Export Finance
UniCredit
Faruq   Muhammad
Faruq Muhammad
Managing Director and Head of Structured Export Finance Americas, EMEA, South & South East Asia
Standard Chartered
Nagib Eid
Nagib Eid
Director Export Finance Middle East and Turkey
Societe Generale Bank and Trust
Manav Futnani
Manav Futnani
Head of Export Finance MENA
HSBC
Yusuf Khan
Yusuf Khan
Managing Director
Citi
David Albagli
David Albagli
Head Global Trade Finance Italy & Middle East
BBVA
Rabie Rafia
Rabie Rafia
Chief Representative for the Middle East
Landesbank Baden - Wurttemberg (LBBW)
Pierre-Marie Debreuille
Pierre-Marie Debreuille
Head of Export Credit
SFIL
Julian Little
Julian Little
CEO
TicknPay Technology Europe
Michael Waitz
Michael Waitz
Team Head Structuring Advisory ECA Cover & Subsidies
KfW IPEX-Bank
David Meredith
David Meredith
Partner
Harneys
Tanvir Shah
Tanvir Shah
Managing Director
The Partnerships Consulting
Veronique De Blic
Veronique De Blic
Head of Export Finance Europe, Middle East & Africa
BNP Paribas
Sean Austin
Sean Austin
Broker
BPL Global
John Dewar
John Dewar
Partner
Milbank,Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
Simon Cook
Simon Cook
Partner
Sullivan & Worcester

A region you can't afford to ignore

MENA has been the most active region for ECA-backed finance for the past 3 years.

Which is why we're bringing together the ECAs, financiers, law firms, private insurers, exporters and borrowers making deals and seeking partnerships for 2018 and beyond. 

TXF MENA 2018 takes places on the 2nd and 3rd of October in Dubai. The most senior practitioners of the export, project and commodity finance industries will be there. 

Will you?

 

Why attend?

Guests of TXF MENA  will be the first to hear about opportunities in the market and get exclusive advice on how to capitalise on them. To help you, we've designed the event to fit around your goals and objectives - every ticket will include:

-5 networking breaks. Use these to make new connections, find that borrower you've been meaning to speak to and strategise with other members of your industry.

-Networking concierge service. Make meetings in advance by telling us who you want to connect with, we will do the rest.

-Cocktail reception and ice-breaker drinks. Build your best business relationships in a relaxed and informal atmosphere before and during the event. 

-16 idea labs, workshops and smaller breakout sessions that will allow you to ask questions and share your concerns with industry heavyweights. Get the information you need on the topics that matter to you. 

-8 Keynote sessions will give you an in-depth overview of the region and the geopolitical landscape. Discover what you can expect in the coming year and share your views on the outlook of the market (we'll be gathering all of the presentations and survey results to share with you after the event). 

-16 CPD towards your professional development.

Snapshot of Companies attending in 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To get more information about how you could benefit from attending, please get in touch with [email protected]

 

Or take a look at what last year's guest thought of their TXF MENA experience!

The best conference where we can gain insight into the most relevant topics in the ECA finance market, with great networking opportunities.
Kanae Iomori
Head, Trade Finance 2 Team, Global Trade Finance, Mizuho
Kanae Iomori
Exceptionally informative and lively panels providing food for further reflection.
Gabriele von dem Bussche
Head of ECA Finance, pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Gabriele von dem Bussche
Everything perfectly organised. Best opportunity to meet high ranking export finance people!
Bahador Ghezelbash
Vice President, Commerzbank
Bahador Ghezelbash
Good networking and experience sharing platform.
Abdullah Alhabsi
Project Director, Salalah Ammonia Project , Salalah Methanol Company
Abdullah  Alhabsi
Very good conference - relevant topics, good speakers, well organized.
Tim Lamey
Head, Export Finance, EMEA, Mizuho
Tim Lamey
Great event for networking and learning new evolutions of the market.
Yasmin Yahya
Structured Finance – Middle East, Nokia
Yasmin Yahya
Refreshing insights in a challenging and complex region.
Ron Hansen
Managing Director/Export Finance, ING Bank
Ron Hansen
Great opportunity to make contacts.
Jan von Allwoerden
Director International Business Development, Euler Hermes Aktiengesellschaft
Jan von Allwoerden
The expertise of the panels is inspiring.
Kostas YIAMARELOS
HSBC
Kostas YIAMARELOS
Good networking. TXF hosts were very good and kept the conference very interesting.
Motasim Iqbal
Managing director, head transaction banking, UAE, Standard Chartered
Motasim Iqbal
A select and intimate event ideal for networking and keeping close to the MENA markets.
Peter Luketa
Senior Adviser, Export Finance, Managing Director, CB Advisers
Peter Luketa
Another great event - keep going!
Fabio Manca
Managing Director, DHL Inventory Finance Services GmbH
Fabio Manca
Very interesting and relevant topics selected. Brizky from control risk was great.
Maheshwar Agrawal
Senior Finance Manager, Sumitomo Corporation
Maheshwar Agrawal
A key meeting for MENA perspectives
Laurence Lali Beaucage
Global Trade Services UAE, BNP Paribas
Laurence  Lali Beaucage
The conference brought together top thoughts and ideas that will shape the future of trade.
Maysam Kanani
Siemens
Maysam Kanani

ECA Finance Training 2018 | Dubai

Save 15% when booking TXF MENA & ECA Finance Training: Email us for details

TXF and CC Solutions are delighted to bring this tried and tested ECA Finance training programme to Dubai on the 4th October. For beginners through to an advanced level, increase your understanding of this complex topic in a favourable networking environment.

Visit the dedicated training webpage to view the full details

In partnership with CC Solutions, this 1-day course introduces the practical and theoretical elements of different products, policies and applications with real-life examples from senior professionals. So you get focused information which you can apply directly in your role. Please note the training takes places in English.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND AND WHY?

Lenders/ ECAs/Financial institutions/Financial Advisors | To gain a greater knowledge of rules & requirements, how to avoid common pitfalls and misunderstandings that can strain relationships with customers

Exporters/Suppliers/OEMs/EPCs |  To understand how ECA finance impacts the EPC process from RPFs through to procurement cycle, learn how to accurately assess eligible content for your buyers, and avoid costly problems during the spend cycle that relate to misunderstanding eligibility.  

Corporates/Sponsors/Borrowers/Sovereigns | Understand the approval process, compare eligibility requirements among ECAs, study how to maximise ECA financing value, and grasp the myriad tasks necessary to effectively disburse and administer these transactions.

Legal teams | To understand the impacts of ECA financing on credit agreements and be able to better advise clients on compliance as well as understand potential problems commonly found in ECA transactions.

To view the full course programme, course leader expertise, and all available dates and locations, please visit the dedicated website here.

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

Dubai Marina, PO Box 213084, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Event enquiries

Phone: +44 (0) 20 3735 8217

Email: [email protected]

Peaceful retreat settled on Jumeirah Beach, the resort offers the perfect destination to unwind and recharge with a breath-taking array of recreation activities, and close proximity to major Dubai local attractions.

Featuring exceptional views over the Arabian Gulf, our impressive neoclassical architecture fills the five-star luxury beach resort in Dubai with charm and inspiration.

Situated just 35 minutes from Dubai International Airport. 

Accommodation

We are pleased to offer a preferential rate of 1,350 AED per night for rooms in the Westin Duba Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina including breakfast and VAT. Rooms at this rate are limited until 15th September 2018 To reserve yours, please email [email protected] with the dates you wish to check in and out. 

Visa Requirements

Please be aware that if you are visiting the UAE from other countries, you may require a visa. Further details can be found on the official Dubai visitors' website