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Almaty Ring Road: Great expectations
Almaty Ring Road: Great expectations
Sean Keating
14 September 2020

The Almaty Ring Road PPP financing is a major achievement for Kazakhstan. But are estimations of its impact beyond meeting the project’s objectives too high?

EV gigafactories: Europe moves up a gear
EV gigafactories: Europe moves up a gear
Jonathan Bell
9 September 2020

Tesla has been running the show on so-called gigafactories for electric vehicles for some time. But now Europe with considerable support from DFIs and backing by ECAs for select projects is firmly in the race.

Mozambique LNG: Turning up the LNG funding tap
Mozambique LNG: Turning up the LNG funding tap
Thomas Hopkins
7 September 2020

The Mozambique LNG project raised the project finance benchmark for large-scale schemes after it closed amid the Covid-19 crisis with a surprising tenor given the volume of debt involved. But there is more to the deal than just size – key elements will enable the sponsors to use the concession as leverage for future debt.

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Aramco's Jafurah cogen RFP deadline extended
1 October 2020

The request for proposal (RFP) deadline for a prospective joint sponsor in Saudi Aramco’s 270MW–320MW Jafurah independent steam and power ...

Jeddah Airport 2 wastewater project reaches FC
30 September 2020

A Marafiq-led team reached full financial close on its $250 million Jeddah Airport 2 independent sewage treatment plant in Saudi Arabia on 7 September...

SMBC joins Mainstream's Huemul project financing
29 September 2020

SMBC has joined the $620 million DFI-backed financing stapled to the second phase of Mainstream Renewable Power’s 1.3GW Andes Renovables portfol...

SWCC extends RFQs for Ras Al Khair deal
28 September 2020

Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has postponed the request for prequalification (RFQ) deadline for the privatisation of...

CAF seals AFD-backed loan for green LatAm projects
25 September 2020

Latin American development bank CAF has sealed a further €100 million ($116.4 million) from the French Development Agency’s (AFD) line of c...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance Lender H1 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 3384m 16 9%
2 BNP Paribas 2379m 14 6.4%
3 Citi 2135m 5 5.7%
4 KfW IPEX-Bank 2101m 13 5.6%
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 2054m 5 5.5%
6 MUFG Bank 1716m 15 4.6%
7 Mizuho 1657m 11 4.4%
8 Deutsche Bank 1654m 9 4.4%
9 Santander 1589m 16 4.2%
10 Société Générale 1299m 10 3.5%

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