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Shop talk: EIB ups impact finance ingenuity
Shop talk: EIB ups impact finance ingenuity
Elsa Fucile
20 July 2020

Guido Clary, head of Slovenia and Western Balkans unit at EIB, outlines the DFI’s response to the Covid-19 crisis and explains how its new impact financing initiative, a gender-tied project loan facility via UniCredit Serbia, works.

US Exim has key role to play in China trade war
US Exim has key role to play in China trade war
Jonathan Bell
16 July 2020

The US administration has drastically upped the ante in its economic war against China with its actions against Huawei. At the same time, US Exim is one agency that has been charged to not only promote US exports and jobs but also counter Chinese state financing where necessary. Jonathan Bell assesses the developments and implications.

Seagreen: A taste of offshore wind to come
Seagreen: A taste of offshore wind to come
Sean Keating
13 July 2020

The recent debt raising for the 60% merchant Seagreen offshore wind project gives a taste of what debt and equity recipe fully merchant offshore wind financing will require – heavily ECA-backed and with lashings of equity.

TXF Originals

ADB selects advisory team for Fuji port
12 August 2020

On behalf of the government of Fiji, ADB has selected an advisory consortium - comprising Royal HaskoningDHV; ENTEC; SALT Incorporated; and Siwatibau ...

EDF Renewables hires Sarah Malik
12 August 2020

Sarah Malik has joined EDF Renewables, taking up the position of asset manager in Houston, Texas, USA. Malik moves to EDF after working for a year as ...

DEWA V solar to close this week
12 August 2020

ACWA Power and the Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) plan to close on the long-dated soft mini-perm for the Dubai Electricity Water Authority (DEWA) V...

SMB Offshore finalises guarantee for Liza Destiny FPSO debt
10 August 2020

Dutch oil and gas company SBM Offshore witnessed its pre-completion parent company guarantee for the $720 million debt package backing its Liza Destin...

Braskem raises $225m loan for Texan polypropylene facility
10 August 2020

Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem has raised a $225 million loan to finance the construction of its polypropylene production facility project in...

TXF Data

Export & Agency Finance Lender H1 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 3293m 15 9.1%
2 BNP Paribas 2186m 12 6%
3 Citi 2135m 5 5.9%
4 KfW IPEX-Bank 1879m 11 5.2%
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 1773m 3 4.9%
6 Deutsche Bank 1677m 10 4.6%
7 MUFG Bank 1617m 13 4.5%
8 Santander 1589m 16 4.4%
9 Mizuho 1567m 10 4.3%
10 Société Générale 1299m 10 3.6%

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