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Tè Power: Plastering over the costly cracks in Guinea's power market?
Tè Power: Plastering over the costly cracks in Guinea's power market?
Tom Nelthorpe
13 April 2018

The five-year development finance institution (DFI) funding package for a new oil-fired plant in Guinea might go some way to alleviating the country’s chronic power shortages. But is Endeavor’s Tè a sustainable solution?

New SACE: Listening pays
New SACE: Listening pays
Oliver Gordon
10 April 2018

Since the CDP-SACE-SIMEST restructuring in 2012, SACE has transformed from tired state relic into one of the world’s leading providers of export credit cover. It has the funding, it has the products – but most of all it has local knowledge from its listening posts in key Italian export markets.

PSD2: Big change – little consensus
PSD2: Big change – little consensus
Paul Golden
5 April 2018

The regulatory changes prompted by PSD2 represent an opportunity for corporate treasury to change the way they interact with their supply chain and customers, as well as potentially reducing the cost of making and receiving payments. But there is little consensus on the details of that slow-burn impact.

TXF in brief

Tauernwind onshore wind farm closes
24 April 2018

Sponsors of the 29.7MW Tauernwind onshore wind farm in Austria – private majority owner (80%) and WEB Windenergie (20%) – closed a &e...

Bids due date on Kom Ombo PV pushed back
24 April 2018

State-owned Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) is expected to receive bids on 1 June 2018 for the construction of the 200MW Kom Ombo solar PV...

Hyosung Vina Chemicals out to syndication with Kexim/KDB deal
24 April 2018

Vietnam based Hyosung Vina Chemicals (a subsidiary of Hyosung) is out to Korean and international lenders for a $1 billion loan. Kexim and Korea ...

Parkwind out to banks and the EIB for Northwester 2
24 April 2018

Parkwind is out to international banks and the EIB for project financing to fund its 224MW Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in the Belgian North ...

Rockhopper nearer to UKEF deal
19 April 2018

UK-based oil and gas independent Rockhopper Exploration, with financial advisory from Portland Advisers, is near to mandating a lead arrange...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance MLA Full year 2017

Bank USDm No %
1 BNP Paribas 5370m 35 9%
2 HSBC 4955m 40 8.3%
3 Santander Bank 4867m 22 8.2%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 4071m 28 6.8%
5 Société Générale 3524m 22 5.9%
6 Credit Agricole CIB 3244m 19 5.4%
7 KfW IPEX-Bank 2630m 18 4.4%
8 Deutsche Bank 2164m 15 3.6%
9 Standard Chartered 2100m 19 3.5%
10 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) 1914m 16 3.2%

Commodity Trade Finance MLA Full year 2017

Bank USDm No %
1 Natixis 11170m 53 10.6%
2 Société Générale 8033m 45 7.6%
3 ING Bank 7386m 76 7%
4 Deutsche Bank 4510m 24 4.3%
5 UniCredit 4334m 34 4.1%
6 Rabobank 3989m 43 3.8%
7 BNP Paribas 3783m 36 3.6%
8 ABN AMRO 3608m 41 3.4%
9 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) 3479m 30 3.3%
10 Mizuho 3071m 25 2.9%

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