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Can export finance be a ‘force for good’? New TXF podcast released
Can export finance be a ‘force for good’? New TXF podcast released
Dan Sheriff
1 June 2018

TXF's second export finance podcast of 2018 asks whether the industry is, or can be, a force for good? This is the final discussion before our 2018 live show at TXF Global in Prague on the 6 June, where we will also be joined by EKN’s Anna-Karin Jatko and Euler Hermes’ Thomas Baum.

Freeport train 3: Refinancing to avoid Toshiba's nuclear fallout
Freeport train 3: Refinancing to avoid Toshiba's nuclear fallout
Tom Nelthorpe
31 May 2018

The holding company refinancing for Freeport LNG train 3 shows that banks have not soured on US LNG. But troubled offtakers may force sponsors down less palatable financing routes.

Debt sustainability: The African elephant in the room
Debt sustainability: The African elephant in the room
Dr. Robert Besseling
30 May 2018

As foreign currency debt issuance reaches a new record so far this year, there are growing concerns over debt servicing sustainability across Africa. Several African economies are at serious risk of debt distress and there are increased foreign-exchange and refinancing risks – partly driven by use of non-concessional financing and foreign-currency borrowings.

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Tono Solar prices very tightly
22 June 2018

Sonnedix Japan KK’s has achieved financial close on a 46.6MW Tono solar PV plant. The plant comprises a JPY13.9 billion ($126 million) non-...

ViA15 road PPP tender launched
20 June 2018

Rijkswaterstaat has launched the tender for the A12/A15 motorway PPP (also known as ViA15) in the Netherlands. The 23.5-year (inclusive of 3.5-year co...

Duqm refinery financing in final stages
20 June 2018

Kuwait Petroleum and Oman Oil Company are near to signing the partially ECA-covered project financing for the $7 billion Duqm refinery project in Oman...

Ocean Yield raises suezmax acquisition loan
19 June 2018

Shipping investor Ocean Yield has raised a $115 million seven-year term loan from ING Bank, SEB and Sparebank 1 SR Bank to finance a sale-and-leasebac...

PLN 10 put on hold
19 June 2018

Sponsors of the $1 billion PLN 10 project – Engie, Pertamina and PGN – have been forced to put financing talks on hold whilst PL...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance MLA Full year 2017

Bank USDm No %
1 BNP Paribas 5311m 34 9%
2 HSBC 4955m 40 8.4%
3 Santander Bank 4867m 22 8.2%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 4011m 27 6.8%
5 Société Générale 3464m 21 5.9%
6 Credit Agricole CIB 3264m 21 5.5%
7 KfW IPEX-Bank 2630m 18 4.5%
8 Deutsche Bank 2164m 15 3.7%
9 Standard Chartered 2100m 19 3.6%
10 Citi 1904m 11 3.2%

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