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It’s only export finance rock and roll 2019 (but I liked it)
It’s only export finance rock and roll 2019 (but I liked it)
Max Thompson
26 June 2019

TXF’s top takeaways from the biggest gathering of the export and project finance community in the world, TXF Global 2019, are here.

Yunlin: Winding up heavy ECA support
Yunlin: Winding up heavy ECA support
Ross Crear
24 June 2019

The 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan has provided a viable financing template for large-scale offshore wind farms in nascent markets across Asia-Pacific. But heavy ECA backing and local bank funding are still key to getting Taiwan’s future offshore wind projects over the financial line. `

European solar: Panel beaters
European solar: Panel beaters
Paul Nicholson
19 June 2019

European solar is predicted to balloon again in the next two years. But with the move to merchant, a relatively seminal corporate PPA market, development of solar-plus-storage and some very different benefits in different country jurisdictions, there is still very little that is vanilla about financing the sector.

TXF in brief

Macquarie appoints new upstream lending head
15 July 2019

Andy Duncan has been appointed head of upstream lending at Macquarie in London. Duncan, who has spent the last three years running his own oil and gas...

Dumas re-emerges at SMBC
15 July 2019

Raphael Dumas, until three months ago director of the Americas real estate and infrastructure group at HSBC Securities in New York, has re-emerged at ...

Jackson Generation CCGT financing closed
15 July 2019

J-Power-owned Jackson Generation has closed on the project financing backing its 1.2GW CCGT project in Illinois. Construction is already underway, wit...

Al Karsaah solar bids in
12 July 2019

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has received five bids for the 700MW Al Kharsaah solar 25-year BOOT concession. The bidders...

ContourGlobal refinances Italian PV portfolio
12 July 2019

ContourGlobal and Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners have refinanced a 77MW portfolio of jointly-owned Italian solar PV plants. The deal com...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2019

Bank USDm No %
1 ING Bank 3380m 22 8%
2 BNP Paribas 3285m 19 7.8%
3 Societe Generale 3055m 20 7.2%
4 MUFG Bank 2488m 14 5.9%
5 ABN AMRO 2277m 13 5.4%
6 Natixis 1978m 20 4.7%
7 Citi 1918m 8 4.5%
8 Mizuho 1559m 6 3.7%
9 Credit Agricole CIB 1248m 15 3%
10 Rabobank 1134m 13 2.7%

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