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13 July 2015

KAR Power: venturing into Kurdistan

BEST MIDDLE EASTERN ECA FINANCE DEAL OF THE YEAR Dalia Gebrial reveals a true success story providing a major boost for the Iraq energy sector.

29 May 2015

Star Rafineri: breaking ground in ECA multisourcing

BEST OVERALL ECA/PROJECT FINANCE DEAL OF THE YEAR Dalia Gebrial reviews a complex multisource finance bringing seven export credit agencies together in Turkey.

26 May 2015

US Ex-Im and ICIEC provide loan for refurbishing PIA aircraft engines

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (US Ex-Im), along with the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC), is providing a $55...

26 May 2015

Finacity advises on government receivables funding programme

Finacity Corporation (Finacity), the receivables finance company, has announced it has served as advisor – and will serve as ongoing reporting administrator – for a new...

20 May 2015

BAML appoints new head of trade

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) has appointed Percy Batliwalla as its new head of global trade and supply chain finance.

20 May 2015

UniCredit hires new head of trade finance, France

UniCredit has appointed Dominique Honoré as its new head of trade finance international sales for France.

19 May 2015

ADB extends emergency trade finance facility to Nepal

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has expanded its trade finance programme (TFP) in Nepal by $40 million in order to help local banks finance the import of goods needed...

19 May 2015

EBRD collaborates with BasisBank in Georgia

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing Georgia’s BasisBank with a $31.5 million loan package in order to promote small and medium-sized...

18 May 2015

ANZ launches Trade Lending Pledge to encourage trade with Asia

The Australia and New Zealand Bank (ANZ) has launched its $3 billion Trade Lending Pledge for small and medium-sized Australian businesses looking to either grow or trade...

18 May 2015

Boeing threatens to move manufacturing if US Exim is not reauthorised

In a recent interview with the Financial Times, Scott Scherer, Boeing’s head of regulatory strategy, has said that the aerospace and defence group would consider taking...

15 May 2015

Demica appoints Tim Davies first Europe head of origination

Working capital solutions provider Demica has appointed Tim Davies to the newly created role of head of origination, Europe. He will report directly to Demica’s chief...

15 May 2015

SACE signs agreement in support of Iranian ECA

Italian export credit agency (ECA) SACE has signed a technical cooperation agreement to increase the capacity of the Iranian ECA, Export Guarantee Fund of Iran (EGFI).

14 May 2015

Russia’s VEB ramps up business in China

Russian state corporation Vnesheconombank (VEB) has increased business with Chinese institutions by signing a $8 billion framework credit agreement with China Development...

14 May 2015

Euler Hermes makes series of senior executive appointments

Trade credit insurer Euler Hermes has appointed three regional chief executive officers (CEO) to its German, Austrian, Swiss (DACH), World Agency and French offices, and...

08 May 2015

IADB finances two wind farms in Uruguay through IPO

The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has provided two financial packages, totalling $216 million, for the construction of the Colonia Arias and Valentines wind...

08 May 2015

Euler Hermes signs distribution agreement with Al Hilal Takaful

German export credit agency (ECA) Euler Hermes has signed a distribution agreement with Al Hilal Takaful – the takaful insurance subsidiary of the state-owned and fully...

07 May 2015

Croatia’s Erste Bank joins EBRD’s Trade Facilitation Programme

Croatia’s third largest bank by assets, Erste Bank Croatia, has joined the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP) in...

07 May 2015

Lack of trade finance impacting global development, says WTO director general

A lack of capacity in the financial sector is severely impacting the trading potential of poor countries, says Roberto Azevêdo, the sixth director general of the World...

06 May 2015

Scipion Capital names new business development lead

Swiss-based commodities investment manager Scipion Group has appointed Taran Bains as its new head of sales and marketing.

06 May 2015

ITFA and BAFT produce joint legal opinion for new EU regulations

The International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) has teamed up with international financial services association BAFT to provide a joint, industry-standard legal...