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Australia's EfW: Waiting for waste
Australia's EfW: Waiting for waste
Max Thompson
20 August 2019

Australia’s energy-from-waste (EfW) sector is in project finance adolescence. But a lack of developers and varying waste supply agreements from councils are proving challenging for lenders looking for bankable large-scale projects.

Key trends revealed in TXF’s H1 2019 export finance report
Key trends revealed in TXF’s H1 2019 export finance report
Jonathan Bell
14 August 2019

The TXF half-year 2019 export finance report shows a bullish start to the year in the power sector, Japan’s JBIC coming in as top direct lender and the US and Australia being the two top destination markets. Jonathan Bell provides some teasers.

Grand Eweng: Controlled flow or flood?
Grand Eweng: Controlled flow or flood?
Oliver Gordon
14 August 2019

Nachtigal set the financing template for hydro in Cameroon in late 2018. Now a very ambitious project more than four times the size of Nachtigal is underway, but is it too much too soon in terms of of bankability?

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RAPID may need another bridging extension
20 September 2019

The $8 billion bridge loan raised last year by Petronas and Saudi Aramco for their joint Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) pro...

UK's CfD round three comes in well below recommended strike price
20 September 2019

The winners of the UK’s round three contract for difference (CfD) auction have been announced. All 12 awards are priced in the same ballpark &nd...

Deutsche creates new loan and portfolio management role
19 September 2019

Kommunalkredit has hired Oliver Fincke as head of portfolio and loan management – a newly created role in line with the bank’s confirmed i...

SMC signs New Manila International Airport concession
18 September 2019

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has signed the 50-year concession agreement for the PHP734 billion ($14 billion) New Manila International Airport&nb...

Taweelah IWP debt financing signed
18 September 2019

Concurrent with the signing of the 30-year water purchase agreement between procurer Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) and project sponsor...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2019

Bank USDm No %
1 ING Bank 5589m 44 6.6%
2 BNP Paribas 5464m 36 6.5%
3 Societe Generale 5166m 38 6.1%
4 ABN AMRO 3571m 26 4.2%
5 MUFG Bank 3285m 23 3.9%
6 Natixis 3279m 32 3.9%
7 Citi 3120m 17 3.7%
8 Credit Agricole CIB 2775m 26 3.3%
9 Rabobank 2589m 27 3.1%
10 Deutsche Bank 2290m 16 2.7%

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