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18 July 2018

Blockchain: Streamlining trade finance

Blockchain solution provider Arkratos has developed a commodity ecosystem which is based on blockchain and smart contract technology. And, Ashish Srivastava, vice...

16 July 2018

Corporate perspective: Going ‘local-for-local’ helps Groupe SEB Turkey hedge against trade wars

Mustafa Kilic, CFO at Groupe SEB Turkey explains how a strategy of maximising local inputs can help manage currency risk through natural hedges, and even help guard...

12 July 2018

Shop talk: IFC wants more DFI-ECA collaboration

For many borrowers ECAs and DFIs can both be ill-fitting pegs in a very deep infrastructure hole, particularly on multi-sourced financings. According to Arun Kumar...

05 July 2018
Agri/Soft Commodities, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

TXF-A&O Shipping ECA finance report 2018

TXF Data has released its Shipping ECA finance report for 2018 with the support of Allen & Overy – and the findings will surprise.

25 June 2018

Global project finance trends in 2018

TXF’s Global Project Finance Day in Prague at the start of this month threw out some big numbers on global infrastructure needs as well as some strong predictions on the...

19 June 2018

LAX People Mover: Bringing private investment into US airports

The private activity bond for a new light rail facility at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) finds a role for a bond insurer, and a role for PPP in developing...

11 June 2018

TXF Global: 15 trends in export finance

Now the dust has settled after the roaring success of TXF Global in Prague last week, the world’s leading export and agency finance conference, we highlight 15 of the...

02 June 2018

Perfect 10: Ivory Coast taps first sustainability-linked ECA deal

Winning TXF’s Best Sustainable ECA-backed deal of the year award, the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Ivory Coast sealed a sustainability-linked...

31 May 2018

Vesteri to be presented with TXF Industry Fellowship Award

Topi Vesteri, Deputy CEO, Group CCO at Finnvera and President at the International Union of Credit & Investment Insurers (Berne Union) is to be honoured with the TXF...

31 May 2018

Perfect 10: Lukoil taps K-Sure debut

Taking home TXF’s Best Eurasian ECA-backed deal of 2018, Lukoil Overseas Uzbekistan's debut K-sure-backed loan was the first for the Korean ECA with a Russian sponsor.

30 May 2018

Perfect 10: Hornsea 1, multisourcing offshore wind

TXF’s Best ECA-backed renewables deal of the year, Global Infrastructure Partners' (GIP) EKF-backed acquisition loan for a stake in the Hornsea 1 offshore wind project in...

30 May 2018

Perfect 10: Reliance’s ECA attraction

Reliance Jio Infocomm drew on its strong relationship with K-sure to close a tightly priced $1 billion ECA-backed loan in under three months to fund its expansion of a...

30 May 2018

Perfect 10: Senelec’s ECA first

Winning TXF’s Best ECA-backed African deal of the year, Senegal’s state-owned power utility Senelec closed its first ECA-backed loan to finance an electricity system...

30 May 2018
Oil & gas

Perfect 10: A sovereign solution

Winning TXF’s Best Middle Eastern ECA deal of the year, the MIDOR expansion financing came in with solid ECA-backed pricing despite a list of hurdles in its two-year...

30 May 2018

Perfect 10: Vinfast, ‘Made in Vietnam’

Vietnam witnessed its inaugural ECA-backed corporate deal in 2018 after automotive start-up, VinFast, made a strongly priced debut in the ECA market.

29 May 2018

Reversing the brain drain in export finance

The export finance industry has an ageing demographic. Much of the knowledge and talent in the industry comes from practitioners with over 30 years’ experience. However,...

22 May 2018

BNDES: Same name – new purpose

The bank that liked to say yes too often, BNDES is under new management and has a new mission: to do more to promote effective infrastructure investment with less money....

18 May 2018
Chemicals/Petrochemicals, Oil & gas

Shop Talk: Egypt's petrochemical promise

A serial user of ECA and DFI debt, Carbon Holdings CEO Basil El-Baz expects to reach financial close on the $10.8 billion Tahrir Petrochemicals project by the end of the...

11 May 2018

Pricing dip: TXF-ICC Global Export Finance Survey 2018

The TXF-ICC Global Export Finance Survey 2018 incorporates the pricing and liquidity views of 65 senior export finance practitioners at leading banks, ECAs, exporters and...

10 May 2018

Why is data sharing important in the insurance market?

TXF caught up with Audrey Zuck, director at A2Z Risk Services, to find out more about the importants of data sharing initiatives in the private insurance market. Zuck...