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Live webinar: How can institutional investors support trade finance flows?
Live webinar: How can institutional investors support trade finance flows?
Max Thompson
29 April 2020

Thursday 14th May 2020 | 10:30 EST | 15:30 BST It is more essential than ever for the trade and export finance community to engage with institutional investors to optimise their ability to access capital. Join our live 1 hour webinar as experts discuss what a long term issuer/investor relationship can look like in trade finance

 Shop talk: EASTvine – the rise of the small and flexible trade fund
Shop talk: EASTvine – the rise of the small and flexible trade fund
Aife Howse
28 April 2020

TXF spoke with EASTvine Capital, a small alternative fund set up in Singapore in 2018 by three ex-bankers who saw an opportunity to fill the commodity trade finance funding gap in Asia, which currently stands at an estimated $600 billion.

Keynote: Berne Union’s President and Secretary General, certain about uncertainty
Keynote: Berne Union’s President and Secretary General, certain about uncertainty
Katharine Morton
27 April 2020

Beatriz Reguero, President, and Vinco David, Secretary General, of Berne Union, the global export credit and investment insurance industry association, discuss the association’s strategy through the Covid-19 crisis and climate change, how uncertainty is both a plus, and a minus for its members. One thing that is certain about the coming year – is more uncertainty.

TXF Originals

Two new hires for Texel
11 May 2020

The Texel Group has expanded both its structured and bespoke solutions in-house legal teams with two new hires: Paul Petkov and Carrie Radford. P...

Cindy van Niekerk joins Finteum
23 March 2020

Cindy van Niekerk has joined Finteum – an interbank lending platform – from R3. She will be product manager at the new lending platform wh...

Swedish government asks for increase in EKN statutory limits amid Coronavirus
19 March 2020

The Swedish government is asking its parliament to increase the statutory limits of EKN, the Swedish export credit agency, by SEK50 billion (€5 b...

Sanchez Gil promoted at Bankinter
13 March 2020

 Alberto Sanchez Gil has been promoted to vice president, structured trade and export finance at Bankinter. Sanchez Gil, based in Madrid, was pre...

Changes at the top of core trade at JP Morgan
12 March 2020

Natasha Condon is set to replace Michael Quinn at the helm of core trade at JP Morgan under the recently appointed head of trade, Stuart Roberts who j...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 TD Securities 6504m 1 21.2%
2 ING Bank 1988m 13 6.5%
3 Société Générale 1560m 7 5.1%
4 UniCredit 1486m 8 4.8%
5 Deutsche Bank 1028m 5 3.3%
6 Rabobank 973m 7 3.2%
7 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 909m 4 3%
8 Bank of China 846m 3 2.8%
9 BNP Paribas 828m 5 2.7%
10 MUFG Bank 716m 6 2.3%

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