TXF in depth

Global telecoms tussle taken into a dark web
Global telecoms tussle taken into a dark web
Jonathan Bell
14 March 2019

The race to be a global leader in certain cutting-edge technologies will always be a hard fought one. But in the case of China’s Huawei, the company has unfortunately been wrongly dragged into the whole US-China trade wars saga. Jonathan Bell examines the scene.

Changing horses mid race: When SCF programmes switch owners
Changing horses mid race: When SCF programmes switch owners
Katharine Morton
13 March 2019

The proposed move of GE Capital’s SCF programme to MUFG raises many questions. How does 'porting' SCF from one provider work (or not), and what makes a corporate choose a bank over a non-bank provider (or otherwise)? What happens to the long tail? TXF spoke to banks and platform providers to gauge their views.

TXF FIT MasterZone to launch in Singapore on 9 May
TXF FIT MasterZone to launch in Singapore on 9 May
Katharine Morton
13 March 2019

TXF's Financing International Trade (FIT) MasterZone will have its inaugural outing in what is fast becoming the most dynamic and exciting hub for trade, treasury and risk in the world, Singapore. Join us for intensive expert briefings, technology updates and best practice roundtables

TXF in brief

PLN sets FC deadline for 24 renewable projects
26 March 2019

Indonesia’s state-owned electricity utility PLN has announced plans to terminated around 24 mini-renewable IPP schemes if project developers do ...

Hamriyah IPP nears debt signing
25 March 2019

GE Energy Financial Services, Sumitomo, Shikoku Electric Power and state-owned Sharjah Asset Management – sponsors of the 1.8GW Hamriyah CCGT in...

Mozambique LNG gets solid bank response
25 March 2019

The RFP for the Anadarko-led Mozambique LNG project financing has pulled interest from 16-plus banks. Anadarko, with financial advisory from Societe G...

Rebidding process for Petrobras' TAG sale nears end
22 March 2019

The rebidding process for a 90% stake in state-owned Petrobras’ pipeline subsidiary Transportadora Associada de Gas (TAG) will end next week. A ...

Lead arranger awarded for gas-fired Guernsey power plant
22 March 2019

Joint sponsors of the 1,650MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) Guernsey power station in Ohio – Caithness Energy and Apex Power Group – h...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance MLA Full year 2018

Bank USDm No %
1 Natixis 12131m 41 8.4%
2 ING Bank 11076m 83 7.7%
3 BNP Paribas 7651m 44 5.3%
4 Société Générale 5941m 50 4.1%
5 MUFG Bank 5552m 32 3.9%
6 ABN AMRO 4979m 42 3.5%
7 Deutsche Bank 4304m 25 3%
8 Rabobank 4286m 36 3%
9 Standard Chartered 4197m 24 2.9%
10 UniCredit 4069m 34 2.8%

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