TXF in depth

TXF Indonesia: Competitive finance for Indonesian buyers
TXF Indonesia: Competitive finance for Indonesian buyers
Liss Boot-Handford
31 March 2019

UKEF and TXF teamed up to run a digital event for borrowers looking at entering the Indonesian market. We spoke to Richard Michael, Country Head - Indonesia, UK Export Finance on local currency financing available to overseas exporters looking to do business in Indonesia.

Playing by the book: Learning lessons from the attack on Norsk Hydro cyber security
Playing by the book: Learning lessons from the attack on Norsk Hydro cyber security
Katharine Morton
27 March 2019

A week in the life of a cyber security crisis for the aluminium company Norsk Hydro raises interesting questions. Following a cyber-playbook type approach in terms of communications appears to work well at the first instance. How will it play out when it comes to insurance?

A sigh of relief for trade insurance market as PRA time bomb defused
A sigh of relief for trade insurance market as PRA time bomb defused
Katharine Morton
20 March 2019

Successful lobbying by trade finance insurers, lawyers, banks and industry bodies has helped the sector dodge the danger of a PRA consultation paper that could have nearly shut down trade credit insurance as we know it. Will the industry get a taste for acting together?

TXF in brief

AAA Oils & Fats out with amend and extend refi
21 May 2019

AAA Oils and Fats (AAAOF), a trading subsidiary of Singapore-based palm oil processor and distributor Apical Group, is self-arranging the refinancing ...

Fintech on the rise in Africa
9 May 2019

Mobile phone ownership has exploded in the developing markets, due to low-end smartphones becoming increasingly available, in a game changing shift in...

Africa seen as a bright spot for syndicated loan opportunities
8 May 2019

Loan syndication in the developing markets is currently of the lowest volume in nearly a decade. This does not just concern the developing markets but...

LMA: Geopolitical risk and economic climate main challenges to growth
1 May 2019

The London-headquartered Loan Market Association (LMA) hosted their sixth annual Developing Markets Conference in London on 30 April, and in a survey ...

Indonesia’s PTPN launches $200m debut offshore deal
29 April 2019

Indonesian palm oil producer PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) has launched a $200 million offshore loan to banks – the borrower’s debut doll...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2019

Bank USDm No %
1 Societe Generale 2250m 13 7.8%
2 BNP Paribas 2160m 11 7.5%
3 ING Bank 2097m 12 7.3%
4 Citi 1918m 8 6.7%
5 Mizuho 1559m 6 5.4%
6 MUFG Bank 1485m 6 5.2%
7 ABN AMRO 1358m 7 4.7%
8 Natixis 1139m 12 4%
9 Commerzbank 1020m 2 3.6%
10 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 929m 1 3.2%

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