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ECAs characters in action: In viro veritas 2
ECAs characters in action: In viro veritas 2
Katharine Morton
18 March 2020

There’s been a lot of activity behind the scenes at ECAs amid the abrupt systemic shock of Coronavirus. Some have been faster, and some more transparent communicators, than others. Is it a judge of character? TXF looks at the degrees of action in the market and applauds those taking steps to help SMEs and smaller businesses. After all, it’s the sector many profess to want to support in times of need, and now is a great opportunity.

Keynote: Discussing necessary evils with Linde
Keynote: Discussing necessary evils with Linde
Katharine Morton
16 March 2020

Linde’s head of export and project finance, Gernot Bruch says international banks are no longer seeing his transactions as a ‘necessary evil’. There are other necessary evils (and benign things) to discuss with TXF – the return of US Exim, the inexorable rise of sustainability issues, the OECD Consensus, Russia business amid sanctions, and, of course his thoughts about Coronavirus.

Women investing in women: A diverse ecosystem for trade
Women investing in women: A diverse ecosystem for trade
Eavie Burnett
11 March 2020

On 8 March, men and women across the world celebrated International Women’s Day. This week, TXF’s Eavie Burnett takes a closer look at the vital role women and other minority groups play in the sphere of global trade.

TXF Originals

CTL closes on first non-recourse transmission deal in Cambodia
31 March 2020

Cambodia Transmission Limited (CTL) has closed the first non-recourse debt facility for a transmission line in Cambodia. The loan is being provided by...

KPMG promotes Somani to Asia-Pacific head of infrastructure
31 March 2020

Sharad Somani has been promoted to Asia-Pacific head of infrastructure at KPMG, where he has worked for over fifteen years. He replaces Julian Vella, ...

Pricing emerges on Ishinomaki Hibarino biomass project
31 March 2020

Sponsors of the 74.95MW Ishinomaki Hibaniro biomass power project in Japan – Renova - 38%, Tokyo Gas Company - 34%, United Purpose Management - ...

IEnova signs DFI-backed loan for Mexican solar portfolio
30 March 2020

On 26 March IEnova, Sempra Energy’s Mexican subsidiary, signed on a $395 million DFI-backed loan to finance a 376MW solar portfolio in Mexico &n...

Cogswell joins Portland Advisers
27 March 2020

Ian Cogswell has been made a senior adviser at Portland Advisers. He will work on projects in the energy sector, which will include oil and gas, as we...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance Lender H1 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 630m 2 20%
2 Mizuho 535m 2 16.9%
3 MUFG Bank 515m 1 16.3%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (SMTB) 515m 1 16.3%
5 ING Bank 276m 4 8.8%
6 BBVA 133m 1 4.2%
7 Commerzbank 122m 2 3.9%
8 Credit Suisse 90m 1 2.8%
9 Credit Agricole CIB 82m 1 2.6%
10 ANZ (Australia and New Zealand Banking Group) 75m 1 2.4%

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