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Japan’s fledgling offshore wind sector takes flight
Japan’s fledgling offshore wind sector takes flight
Max Thompson
25 August 2020

Japan will launch its first general round of offshore wind auctions to set feed-in-premium tariffs imminently. And with one precedent financing blueprint - the Akita project - proving there is ample domestic liquidity in this nascent sector, can international bank appetite stretch to backing the pipeline of projects about to hit the market?

Export finance in the Covid-19 epoch
Export finance in the Covid-19 epoch
Max Thompson
19 August 2020

TXF’s editor Max Thompson takes a look at how the export finance landscape - including the super low CIRR rate on offer - is faring amid the crisis, and what the market might look like going forward.

BNDES: A little more like other DFIs
BNDES: A little more like other DFIs
Max Thompson
11 August 2020

BNDES is shifting its mandate, with project origination and structuring now higher on the corporate agenda, as Brazil’s DFI looks to attract other sources of financing to the country.

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TRSDC selects preferred bidder for Saudi megaproject
17 September 2020

An ACWA Power-led team has been chosen by The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) as preferred bidder for the utilities piece of its tourism Red Sea g...

Mardie Minerals raising finance for salt and potash project
14 September 2020

Australian Mardie Minerals, a wholly owned subsidiary of BCI Minerals, is raising equity to back the early construction works on a government-approved...

AIIB approves Maldives EtW project
14 September 2020

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a sovereign loan for the approximately $151 million 500 tonnes-per-day (TPD) capacity Greater...

EFS Cogen debt facility out to market
11 September 2020

EFS Cogen Holdings – operator of 974MW cogeneration facility in Linden, New Jersey, which serves the New York Independent System Operator Zone J...

Strong bidding for Iraq solar tender
10 September 2020

Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity has received bids from around nine developer groups for its 755MW solar PV tender, with a consortium comprising S...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance Lender H1 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 3479m 17 9.1%
2 BNP Paribas 2485m 15 6.5%
3 Citi 2230m 6 5.8%
4 KfW IPEX-Bank 2101m 13 5.5%
5 MUFG Bank 1803m 15 4.7%
6 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 1773m 3 4.6%
7 Mizuho 1753m 12 4.6%
8 Deutsche Bank 1654m 9 4.3%
9 Santander 1589m 16 4.2%
10 Société Générale 1395m 11 3.6%

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