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Shop talk: Fox’s pledge for female inclusion as head of WTO
Shop talk: Fox’s pledge for female inclusion as head of WTO
Eavie Burnett
28 September 2020

TXF spoke with Dr Liam Fox MP, whose campaign for director general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) prioritises female economic inclusion and respect for a rules-based system. But do good intentions and faith in meritocracy make an impact when it comes to diverse hiring?

Time for a reality check with oil & gas project financings amid Paris Agreement
Time for a reality check with oil & gas project financings amid Paris Agreement
Jonathan Bell
24 September 2020

The focus on the financing of oil & gas projects in light of reducing GHG emissions under the 2016 Paris Agreement has rightly intensified. But there needs to be a realistic discussion on the whole process, as cutting ECA funding will seriously damage many emerging markets. TXF also looks at the recent detailed article on this subject penned by Henri d’Ambrieres of HDA Conseil.

Let’s Get Digital
Let’s Get Digital
Hesham Zakai
23 September 2020

The technology we use to facilitate the flow and execution of financial transactions can move quicker than we think. This brief peek into the past offers some ideas for harnessing today’s technology to generate tomorrow’s deals.

TXF Originals

B. Grimm signs ECA-backed loan for Thai power plants
19 October 2020

Thailand-based B. Grimm has signed a Bt30 billion ($961.84 million) ECA-backed loan to finance the construction of seven power projects totalling 980M...

Kexim in for Hanwha Energy's Irish battery storage units
16 October 2020

Sponsors of two 100MW battery storage systems projects in Ireland, UK - Hanwha Energy (80%) and local partner Javah Eenergy Holding (20%) - are expect...

GR Value signs on PV portfolio acquisition financing
15 October 2020

Italian renewables start-up GR Value – via borrowing vehicle GR Value 2 – has raised a €35.9 million facility to finance its acquisit...

BB Energy closes annual RCF
15 October 2020

BB Energy has closed a $197.5 million revolving credit facility, split into a one-year $137.5 million tranche and a one-year $60 million tranche. Proc...

Tulu Moye geothermal EPC bids due
15 October 2020

The heavily DFI-backed 50MW first phase of the $800 million 150MW Tulu Moye geothermal power project in Ethiopia's eastern Rift Val...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance Lender H1 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 3420m 17 8.7%
2 KfW IPEX-Bank 3152m 20 8%
3 BNP Paribas 2654m 20 6.8%
4 Citi 2136m 6 5.4%
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 2092m 6 5.3%
6 MUFG Bank 1752m 16 4.5%
7 Mizuho 1693m 12 4.3%
8 Deutsche Bank 1654m 9 4.2%
9 Santander 1592m 18 4.1%
10 Société Générale 1300m 11 3.3%

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