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Private credit has a growing role in trade and commodity finance
Private credit has a growing role in trade and commodity finance
Jonathan Bell
3 November 2021

A new research report from TXF Intelligence highlights the increasingly important role of private credit funds in the trade and commodity finance market.

COP-out or green finance progress?
COP-out or green finance progress?
Max Thompson
2 November 2021

The plethora of pledges emerging apace from COP26 are expected to spur a spate of emerging market corporate issuance in the capital markets. But with green finance taking centre stage in energy transition, will all these commitments be realised? And how many will be legally binding?

Giddiness and stoicism on world trade and ESG at ITFA
Giddiness and stoicism on world trade and ESG at ITFA
Katharine Morton
27 October 2021

The masks came off as building resilience in world trade and ESG ran in tandem at ITFA’s in person annual event in Bristol.

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Pughe leaves NatWest's EMEA syndicated loan team
30 November 2021

Jonathan Pughe has left his role as head of EMEA loan syndicate & sales at NatWest after nearly 15 years to join ABN Amro. Pughe will assume a sim...

SG appoints new head of global banking for Asia-Pacific
18 November 2021

Societe Generale (SG) has appointed Stephanie Clement de Givry as head of global banking and advisory for Asia-Pacific. She will be based in Hong Kong...

Watr Foundation to launch ‘ESG label’ blockchain platform
17 November 2021

The Watr Foundation, in partnership with Algorand, has announced the launch of new blockchain platform Watr Ecosystem, a KYC-AML-screened technology t...

Var Energi refinances RBL
17 November 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Var Energi has agreed an unsecured $6 billion revolving credit facility with half its previous pool of banks. The origin...

BB Energy’s $500m borrowing base marks Komgo’s second digital agent role
12 November 2021

Closed in mid-November, energy trading company BB energy has secured a $500 million revolving borrowing base facility, which was oversubscribed and up...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender 2021

Bank USDm No %
1 ING Bank 4563m 25 13.9%
2 BNP Paribas 2713m 10 8.3%
3 Citi 1860m 10 5.7%
4 Standard Chartered 1442m 6 4.4%
5 Natixis 1385m 13 4.2%
6 Mizuho 1322m 6 4%
7 Société Générale 1274m 13 3.9%
8 HSBC 1241m 9 3.8%
9 Rabobank 1211m 12 3.7%
10 Scotia Bank 1171m 5 3.6%

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