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Export Credit Norway: Fishing for new ECA ideas
Export Credit Norway: Fishing for new ECA ideas
Joseph Huddart
12 March 2019

TXF spoke with Ivar Slengesol, director of strategy and business development at Export Credit Norway, to discuss his newly created role and how the Norwegian ECA plans to find new growth markets in 2019.

Navigating the digital project corridor
Navigating the digital project corridor
Paul Nicholson
11 March 2019

With the European fibre market entering the project financing mainstream, how big can the wider digital infrastructure market get, and what risk mitigants are still needed to give investors and lenders more comfort with non-fibre niches?

S&W: Can trade laws catch up with electronic payment instruments?
S&W: Can trade laws catch up with electronic payment instruments?
Ross Crear
11 March 2019

In the latest edition of law firm Sullivan & Worcester’s Trade Finance Breakfast Seminar, partner Simon Cook asks whether the legal framework underpinning letters of credit and bills of lading is effective enough to manage electronic payment instruments going forward?

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Taweelah IWP bank mandates near
19 March 2019

Sponsors of the $1.2 billion Taweelah desalination Independent Water Project (IWP) in Abu Dhabi – ACWA Power (40%) and Abu Dhabi's Departmen...

Poly-GCL seeks ECA/DFI funding for Ethiopian gas pipeline
19 March 2019

Chinese oil and gas company, Poly-GCL Petroleum, is looking to raise a blend of commercial bank and ECA/DFI-backed debt to finance the construction of...

First State nears refi on two Iberian wind portfolios
18 March 2019

First State Investments is expected to refinance the outstanding debt packages stapled to its 863MW Finerge wind farm portfolio and the 171.6MW Ancora...

Ukrlandfarming in talks for debt restructuring
18 March 2019

Ukrlandfarming (ULF) is currently in talks with banks, export credit agencies and bond holders to restructure part of the Ukrainian agriculture group&...

KCIA bond issue nears
15 March 2019

An issue of special obligation bonds to fund the $1.5 billion Kansas City International Airport (KCIA) redevelopment project is expected to be launche...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance MLA Full year 2018

Bank USDm No %
1 Santander 7710m 47 8.4%
2 BNP Paribas 7117m 31 7.7%
3 HSBC 5970m 40 6.5%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 5954m 36 6.5%
5 Société Générale 5853m 29 6.4%
6 Deutsche Bank 4056m 28 4.4%
7 MUFG Bank 3795m 22 4.1%
8 ING Bank 3053m 41 3.3%
9 UniCredit 3053m 20 3.3%
10 Citi 3045m 17 3.3%

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