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14 April 2015

GE to offload most of GE Capital as regulations hit home

US multinational conglomerate General Electric (GE) has announced it will sell off the bulk of assets in its sprawling financial arm GE Capital by 2018, as it looks to...

01 April 2015

MIGA to insure Vitol investment in Ghanaian gas field

Dutch commodities trader Vitol Holding (Vitol) is seeking to secure a $470 million guarantee from the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) for an equity...

20 March 2015

FIMBank financial losses and departures, begs the question: which direction now?

FIMBank group has recently announced its financial results for 2014, in which it posts a pre-tax loss of $53.43 million. This compares to a pre-tax loss of $6.4 million...

20 March 2015

Petro Rabigh seals $5 billion financing from Japanese-led consortium

The Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Company (Petro Rabigh) has secured $5.168 billion worth of project financing for its integrated oil refinery and petrochemical plant...

19 March 2015

Otkritie, EXIAR team up for Russian SME exports

Otkritie FC Bank (Otkritie) – one of Russia’s largest privately-listed banks – has signed a cooperation agreement with the country’s export credit agency (ECA), the...

09 March 2015

ADFD signs pact with Kexim to cooperate in project co-financing

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has signed an agreement with the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Kexim) to enhance collaboration in project co-financing across...

05 March 2015

Bancomext looks to join UKEF direct lending panel

British export credit agency (ECA), UK Export Finance (UKEF) has signed an addendum to an existing memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bancomext (Mexican Trade...

04 March 2015

Tungsten approved to offer invoice financing in Germany, France and Italy

Tungsten Bank, a subsidiary of Tungsten Corporation, the global eInvoicing, invoice finance and analytics company, has been approved to provide banking services in...

04 March 2015

China: Credit and payments report suggests challenges ahead

Coface has released a report (see below) on China’s economic development and payment experience for 2014.

26 February 2015
Agri/Soft Commodities, Infrastructure, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

TXF presents its first data export finance report for 2014

TXF is proud to present its yearly report on export finance (below), which sheds light on some of the key trends and players in export finance over the past year.

23 January 2015

HSBC add CCO position to GTRF team

HSBC has continued its recent efforts to bolster its global trade and receivables finance (GTRF) team, creating a new chief commercial officer (COO) role which Adrian...

05 January 2015

JLT Insurance makes several appointments to US-based energy risk team

Jardine Speciality Insurance Services (JLT Speciality), a US subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) group has appointed five energy specialists to its energy risk...

11 December 2014

SWIFT’s KYC Registry goes live for correspondent banks

SWIFT has announced that the KYC Registry is now available to banks seeking to increase efficiency and reduce risk related to their correspondent banking know your...

19 November 2014

EDC loan for Concordia Healthcare acquisitions

Canada’s export credit agency (ECA), Export Development Canada (EDC), is to provide two loans, totalling to $22.5 million, to Oakville-based Concordia Healthcare...

17 November 2014

BAML makes regional US appointment within global trade and supply chain team

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) has appointed Yafen Field to lead their global trade and supply chain finance business in the Pacific Northwest of the USA.

12 November 2014

RMB hub in Canada enhances trade relations with China

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has authorised the Canadian branch of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) to serve as a renminbi (RMB) clearing bank in...

07 November 2014

Institutional investors next target for ICC

How trade finance can increase its appeal amongst institutional investors was high on the agenda at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission annual...

31 October 2014

BU+20 - a perspective from the Berne Union Secretariat

In celebrating its 80th year, the Berne Union must reflect on what it has already built and how to sustain its success over the next 20 years. The Berne Union has been a...

31 October 2014

ECA financing roundtable: export finance in 2019 and beyond

A panel of industry experts explore the key issues impacting the export finance market now and in the future. Topics covered include the impact of Basel III on export...

31 October 2014

UKEF hits full stride in product innovation

The UK is in the front wave of countries which are adapting their export credit agencies (ECAs) to become more proactive, agile and innovative, writes David Godfrey,...

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