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Keynote: Low Fives to KYC red tape
Keynote: Low Fives to KYC red tape
Katharine Morton
9 January 2020

David Avram, trade and export finance director at Fives talks to TXF about his outlook on the markets in 2020, and how the company structures its export finance activities. Will ECA-driven KYC red tape, and the timing of demands for compliance hinder the industrial engineering group’s deal flow?

Keynote: Teaching risk to rocket scientists at NASA, it’s a blast!
Keynote: Teaching risk to rocket scientists at NASA, it’s a blast!
Katharine Morton
8 January 2020

Ahead of TXF Americas next month, TXF caught up with Dr Jeevan Perera, a senior engineer at NASA, to find out how he teaches risk management to rocket scientists.

Shop talk: Sustainability strategies with Gunvor’s first female CFO
Shop talk: Sustainability strategies with Gunvor’s first female CFO
Aife Howse
7 January 2020

Eight months into her new role as CFO at Gunvor, TXF spoke with Muriel Schwab, the first ever woman to fill these shoes at the energy trader, to discuss where the company’s funding strategies will take its trading ventures in 2020.

TXF Originals

Canal Sugar seals dual-currency bridge deal for agri project
21 January 2020

Dubai-based Canal Sugar has closed a dual-currency syndicated bridge facility of up to $175 million to back the financing of its sugar and grains term...

Puebla solar IPP to close financing in Q2
21 January 2020

Sponsors of the 250MW Puebla solar IPP project in Mexico – Alten Energias Renovables and Sojitz – are expected to reach financial close on...

Genniea draws down Necochea wind farm debt
21 January 2020

On 15 January, Genniea met conditions precedent on a $51 million DFI/ECA-backed loan to fund development of the 38MW Vientos de Necochea wind project ...

MET Group upsizes annual RCF to €950m
20 January 2020

Swiss-based energy trader MET Group has upsized its annual RCF to €950 million ($1.05 billion) from its €885 million RCF closed in January 2...

GCA seals loan for ammonia project in Texas
20 January 2020

Gulf Coast Ammonia (GCA) – a joint venture between German energy trader Mabanaft and US-based private equity firm Starwood Energy – closed...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2020

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