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Expert briefing: EDC advice on how to manage business risk during Covid-19
Expert briefing: EDC advice on how to manage business risk during Covid-19
Guest Contributor
19 March 2020

Export Development Canada (EDC) has given Canadian exporters advice on how to manage their business risk strategy during the Coronavirus Covid-19 crisis. That guidance bears sharing to a wider audience of exporters globally.

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.

TXF Originals

RFQs for Tulu Moye geothermal project due mid-May
3 April 2020

TM Geothermal Operations (TMGO) – a 50/50 joint venture between Reykjavik Geothermal and Meridiam Infrastructure Africa Fund – invited req...

Ma'aden appoints new CEO
2 April 2020

Mosaed Al-Ohali has been appointed CEO of Saudi Arabian mining company Ma’aden. He joins Ma’aden after working for over 34 years at SABIC,...

Salamanca gas-fired plant tender pushed back
2 April 2020

The tender for the Salamanca 850MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power project in Mexico has been delayed amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to...

Yanbu 4 IWP mandates banks
1 April 2020

Following the signing of a 25-year water purchase agreement (WPA) with Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) for the Yanbu 4 IWP project on 28 Februa...

Sunco's Manzanares PV bridging loan in syndication
1 April 2020

Syndication is in progress on a €53 million ($57.9 million) deal to finance Sunco Energy’s 83 MW solar PV portfolio in Manzanares, Real, Sp...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance Lender H1 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 Standard Chartered 1460m 1 19.3%
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 1430m 1 18.9%
3 KfW IPEX-Bank 745m 2 9.8%
4 Mizuho 626m 3 8.3%
5 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 594m 2 7.8%
6 MUFG Bank 546m 2 7.2%
7 Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (SMTB) 515m 1 6.8%
8 BNP Paribas 283m 1 3.7%
9 ING Bank 276m 4 3.6%
10 JP Morgan 142m 2 1.9%

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