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End of an era: MacNamara’s final say
End of an era: MacNamara’s final say
Aife Howse
1 October 2019

Before his retirement at the end of last month, after nearly 40 years in the commodity finance sector, TXF spoke with Deutsche Bank’s global head of structured commodity trade finance John MacNamara one last time.

Expert briefing: Writing a new chapter in digital trade
Expert briefing: Writing a new chapter in digital trade
Sriram Muthukrishnan
16 September 2019

For thousands of years, goods and services have been exchanged between different trading partners. But as supply chains have scaled, the $23 trillion world of global trade has only grown in complexity, writes DBS.

Louis Dreyfus: Laying a seedbed for sustainability-tied debt
Louis Dreyfus: Laying a seedbed for sustainability-tied debt
Max Thompson
11 September 2019

ESG-tied debt benefits go beyond a simple PR play for Louis Dreyfus Company, it's now a tightly priced option for the trader, as its latest Asian revolver mimics its debut in the sector earlier this year. However, lenders will up fees incrementally with each drawdown this time round.

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Companies find opportunity amid global trade disruption
5 November 2019

Businesses are more optimistic about their prospects to find opportunity in new markets than they were last year even as their expectations of protect...

Trafigura to renew annual metals borrowing base
4 November 2019

Trafigura will renew its annual $1.96 billion refined metals borrowing base by the end of this month. Some tweaks are being made to the terms and...

Premier woman of India trade retires
31 October 2019

Geetha Muralidhar, chairman-cum-managing director of ECGC retires on 31 October. Muralidhar, who steered India’s export credit agency through it...

Sucafina upsizes Brazil borrowing base to $110 million
21 October 2019

Soft commodity trader Sucafina upsized and amended its 2018 borrowing base facility from $70 million to $110 million this month. Closed on 4 October 2...

Seplat raises bridging debt for Eland acquisition
17 October 2019

Nigerian independent oil and gas group Seplat Petroleum Development is to finance part of its £382 million ($491.3 million) cash offer for Eland...

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