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31 October 2014
Agri/Soft Commodities, Infrastructure, Manufacturing & equipment, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

ECAs and local currency financing – what we have learnt so far

One major lesson learned from the financial crises in emerging markets since the 1980s is that large currency mismatches, both at a public and private sector level,...

31 October 2014
Agri/Soft Commodities, Infrastructure, Metals and Mining, Oil & gas, Power, Renewables, Telecoms and Communications, Transport, Waste and water

The difference in underwriting approaches between public and private PRI insurers – The Hiscox view

Firstly, who are we? We are the first and only Lloyd’s-based insurer to sit on the Berne Union – a status we are very proud of. We have learned a great deal from our...

22 October 2014

Sberbank and EXIAR sign cooperation agreement

Sberbank of Russia and the Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (EXIAR), the country’s export credit agency, have entered into a cooperation...

21 October 2014

FMO provides funds to Turkey’s Fibabanka

Dutch development bank, FMO, has entered into a new partnership with The Green for Growth Fund, South-East Europe (GGF) in a club deal to provide a credit line of €40...

10 October 2014

Global head interview – Dan Roberts, Barclays

TXF talks to Barclays about the current state of the trade and supply chain finance market.

10 October 2014

Who cares about cash?

Prof Michael Henke and Dr David Wuttke analyse the ways that cash is managed throughout the supply chain.

10 October 2014

Securitisation: an alternative source of corporate liquidity

Arnold Alpert, director - deal origination, Finacity, examines how securitisation programmes can assist corporates in raising liquidity.

03 October 2014

Bulgarian telco receives EBRD loan

The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed a €20 million loan ($25 million) to Bulsatcom, a Bulgarian satellite television, internet and mobile...

23 September 2014

Finnvera to finance cruise ships for German company

Finnvera, the Finnish export credit agency, has agreed to guarantee between 50 and 80 percent of pre-delivery finance for cruise ships ordered by TUI Cruises GmbH, the...

17 September 2014

CAMAC Energy closes new credit facility for Nigerian offshore oil

Houston-headquartered, crude oil development company, CAMAC Energy has entered into a new medium-term credit facility for the further development of its offshore licences...

09 September 2014

Ryanair places order for up to 200 new Boeing aircraft

Airline says US Ex-Im reauthorisation uncertainity had no bearing upon order.

05 September 2014

Guyana Goldfields completes Aurora Gold project financing

Toronto-headquartered, Guyana Goldfields, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, AGM Inc has closed the $185 million, loan portion, of its project financing to fund the...

26 August 2014

Applying capital market tools for agri-financing

With an immense amount of financing required in African agriculture, bank financing alone – at least in the current climate – is insufficient. The same was true of Brazil...

26 August 2014

Helping apitrade development in Ethiopia

In 2012, ProFound together with the Ethiopian Apiculture Board, SNV Ethiopia and Enclude (formerly Triodos-Facet) initiated the Apiculture Scaling-up Programme ASPIRE.

01 August 2014

ICC Banking Commission appoints Advani to leadership

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has appointed Suresh Advani, Senior Portfolio Manager at GML Capital (GML), as senior technical advisor to the Banking...

28 July 2014

Ghana Cocobod increases PXF

Ghana National Cocoa Board (Cocobod) is increasing the size of this year’s pre-export financing (PXF) in order to support additional purchasing of the country’s crop...

17 July 2014

Mobile finance shifting to rural areas

Mobile finance has undergone strong growth in recent years, with more than 220 operational platforms worldwide. While the majority of these have so far been confined to...

16 July 2014

How Brazil engaged capital markets in agri-financing

With the vast ocean of financing required in African agriculture, banks alone – at least in the current climate – are insufficient. The same was true of Brazil and the...

01 July 2014

KfW IPEX arranges financing for Quebec wind farms

KfW IPEX-Bank has arranged a total of C$206.8 million ($194.5 million) through two loan packages to finance the Témiscouata I and Témiscouata II wind farms in Québec,...

27 June 2014

Case study: Financing Santo Domingo’s Metro

As the most extensive urban metro system in the Caribbean and only the second in existence, Santo Domingo’s Metro is an ambitious programme to modernise transport...