The TXF World Fair, our blockbuster virtual export finance event, has provided the ECA community with a new platform to discuss the most prevalent market trends, network via private meetings, and in turn, push a multitude of deals across the financial line. With over 2,500 delegates registered, the event is not to be missed with lending, borrowing and advisory opportunities galore.
Given the vast Covid-19 relief packages they are putting together, are DFIs really in a position to play a bigger role than usual in planned infrastructure stimulus packages that are being proposed by governments to get the global economy back on track?
The Huemul renewable financing in Chile - the second phase of Mainstream's Andes Renovables portfolio of wind and solar projects - has significant DFI backing despite its earlier sister deal being purely commercially banked. But was that backing a necessity in the Covid-19 economic climate or simply a key support?