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TXF Global Berlin 2019: Berne Union on ECAs and SDGs
TXF Global Berlin 2019: Berne Union on ECAs and SDGs
Max Thompson
9 July 2019

From the sidelines of TXF Global, Vinco David, secretary general of the Berne Union, talks about the opportunities for export finance in sub-Saharan Africa, the recent increase in ECA-backed renewable energy projects, and why banks and ECAs need to align their SDG goals.

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.

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Gould leaves MUFG
12 September 2019

Carol Gould, longstanding EMEA head of power and renewables at MUFG, has departed the bank. MUFG will not confirm if she has taken a role elsewhere. G...

sPower closes on Prevailing Winds financing
10 September 2019

sPower has closed on the construction and bridge financing for its 220MW Prevailing Winds power project in South Dakota.The $319 million financing, wh...

GIG's East Anglia ONE acquisition facility signed
9 September 2019

Green Investment Group (GIG) has signed the debt financing backing its acquisition of a 40% stake in the £2.52 billion ($3.09 billion) 714MW Eas...

More details on High Prairie Wind construction financing
6 September 2019

More details have emerged on the construction financing for Terra-Gen's 400MW High Prairie Wind Power Facility in Schuyler and Adair Counties, Mis...

Aviator Wind construction loan signed
6 September 2019

AW Holdings, sponsored by Ares Management, has closed a construction loan for its 525MW Aviator Wind project in Coke County, Texas. The project is sch...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2019

Bank USDm No %
1 ING Bank 5589m 44 6.6%
2 BNP Paribas 5464m 36 6.5%
3 Societe Generale 5166m 38 6.1%
4 ABN AMRO 3571m 26 4.2%
5 MUFG Bank 3285m 23 3.9%
6 Natixis 3279m 32 3.9%
7 Citi 3120m 17 3.7%
8 Credit Agricole CIB 2775m 26 3.3%
9 Rabobank 2589m 27 3.1%
10 Deutsche Bank 2290m 16 2.7%

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