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Private capital investors in trade finance – an asset manager’s perspective
Private capital investors in trade finance – an asset manager’s perspective
Amitji Odedra
23 September 2021

Private capital within trade finance activity comes from a diverse range of participants. Today, there is increasing involvement from private credit funds within trade and commodity trade finance, and given the widening global trade finance gap the opportunities continue to grow. By Amitji Odedra, director at Qbera Capital

Stages for Change: ‘We have the opportunity to be a part of the change, and this is extremely powerful’
Stages for Change: ‘We have the opportunity to be a part of the change, and this is extremely powerful’
Aife Howse
23 September 2021

In this week’s edition of the Stages for Change series, TXF’s Eavie Burnett speaks with Johanna Wissing about her extensive international career in trade, and the work that needs to be done to nurture junior talent through this pivotal moment in history

TFP: The paths less travelled with EBRD’s Makhmudova
TFP: The paths less travelled with EBRD’s Makhmudova
Jessica Brown
16 September 2021

The EBRD’s Trade Facilitation Programme continues its success and in no small measure that is down to its team. Kamola Makhmudova reflects on her decade as lead banker of TFP, and users of the programme discuss its continued importance.

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Hubert joins SWIFT trade strategy team
18 October 2021

Terry Hubert has joined SWIFT in its trade strategy team. Hubert, whose most recent roles include being director of trade operations for TradeSun, glo...

Lan joins Mizuho as head of sustainable finance
11 October 2021

Mizuho has hired Ivy Lan as the new head of sustainable finance at Mizuho Securities Asia. In her new position, which she began in September, Lau is d...

Zurich exits CPRI market
5 October 2021

Zurich has pulled its short-term Credit & Political Risk insurance (CPRI) offering with immediate effect, according to sources. The sector is no l...

Zekkar is new CEO at Enigio
1 October 2021

Patrik Zekkar has been appointed CEO of Enigio, a Stockholm-based trade fintech. Zekkar was previously head of trade finance and working capital manag...

New senior corporate hires at Falcon Group
20 September 2021

Falcon Group, a global working capital finance provider, has appointed Pietro Solazzo as head of origination and structuring, Jayesh Joshi as chief pr...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender 2021

Bank USDm No %
1 ING Bank 4563m 25 13.9%
2 BNP Paribas 2713m 10 8.3%
3 Citi 1860m 10 5.7%
4 Standard Chartered 1442m 6 4.4%
5 Natixis 1385m 13 4.2%
6 Mizuho 1322m 6 4%
7 Société Générale 1274m 13 3.9%
8 HSBC 1241m 9 3.8%
9 Rabobank 1211m 12 3.7%
10 Scotia Bank 1171m 5 3.6%

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