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ECAs: Behind the methodology of sustainability
ECAs: Behind the methodology of sustainability
Max Thompson
4 May 2022

There is a need for collective definitions and methodologies to better interpret the multitude of existing sustainable frameworks to apply within export finance. TXF Intelligence's Sustainability in Export Finance report collated deal flow from the past five years and applied its own set of ESG metrics to ratify our data.

The harsh reality of the weaponisation of trade
The harsh reality of the weaponisation of trade
Jonathan Bell
28 April 2022

With the war in Ukraine about to enter its third month, there is no sign of Russian military aggression abating. At the same time, turning off the gas tap to Poland and Bulgaria reveals how trade is also at the forefront as a weapon.

BNDES’ Montezano: A DFI on rebuilt foundations
BNDES’ Montezano: A DFI on rebuilt foundations
Rob Dwyer
21 April 2022

Gustavo Montezano, President of BNDES, is putting ESG at the heart of the development bank's financing strategy. The policy has refocused the bank on its original core mission whilst also delivering record profits in 2021 - and he isn't done with change just yet.

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Mphanda Nkuwa hydro garners DFI support
18 May 2022

The 1.5GW Mphanda Nkuwa hydropower project in Mozambique is expected to garner support from the IFC, with the scheme expected to mobilise private inve...

Rabobank appoints new global head of trade and commodity finance
18 May 2022

Christine Dirringer has joined Rabobank as the new global head of trade and commodity finance. Prior to joining the Dutch bank, she was with BNP Parib...

Dalmore closes £79m PFI holdco financing
17 May 2022

Dalmore Capital has reached financial close on a £79 million holdco financing. Sources confirm that the transaction is structured as a private p...

Fuentes joins CIBC in energy transition role
17 May 2022

Luisa Fuentes has joined CIBC Capital Markets as a managing director and head of energy transition and sustainable finance for the US. Fuentes was mos...

Bids pushed back for Colombian riverway PPP
16 May 2022

The Colombian national infrastructure agency - ANI - had expected to receive bids for the the Magdalena riverway PPP on 27 May, but after requests fro...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance Lender 2021

Bank USDm No %
1 Société Générale 5297m 42 6.8%
2 BNP Paribas 5213m 41 6.7%
3 Santander 5080m 46 6.5%
4 Crédit Agricole CIB 4831m 31 6.2%
5 JP Morgan 3653m 30 4.7%
6 ING Bank 3178m 47 4.1%
7 HSBC 2886m 27 3.7%
8 Deutsche Bank 2868m 29 3.7%
9 SMBC 2790m 25 3.6%
10 Standard Chartered 2325m 21 3%

Commodity Trade Finance Lender 2021

Bank USDm No %
1 BNP Paribas 7814m 45 6.1%
2 ING Bank 6818m 69 5.3%
3 Citi 6385m 37 4.9%
4 JP Morgan 6242m 19 4.8%
5 Natixis 5607m 56 4.3%
6 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 5154m 39 4%
7 Société Générale 4984m 50 3.9%
8 HSBC 4981m 32 3.9%
9 MUFG Bank 4906m 35 3.8%
10 Crédit Agricole CIB 4304m 39 3.3%

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