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18 November 2013

JB's weekly round-up - 18 November 2013

Last week was an extremely busy time for everybody at TXF as we uprooted ourselves from London to deliver our ECA Finance in 2013 Conference Paris.

Perspective
15 November 2013

Record year for OPIC

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has announced a record year for fiscal year 2013. Highlights of the year’s operations include: • OPIC's lending...

Perspective
14 November 2013

Bancomext and EKF sign cooperation pact

Eksport Kredit Fonden (EKF) and the Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior (Bancomext), the export credit agencies of Denmark and Mexico respectively, have signed a...

Perspective
14 November 2013

Wells Fargo and US Ex-Im combine to finance US exports to Singapore

Wells Fargo and the Export-Import Bank of the United States (US Ex-Im) have combined to arrange financing to support US exports of compressor equipment to Singapore. The...

Perspective
14 November 2013

ABN appoints global head of energy

ABN AMRO has appointed Peter Boogers as global head of energy within the bank’s energy, commodities and transportation (ECT) business. Boogers is promoted from his...

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14 November 2013

Sullivan & Worcester broadens London office scope

Law firm Sullivan & Worcester, recently established in London, is broadening its scope with the appointment of yet another partner (also see TXF News 7 November 2013)....

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14 November 2013

Deutsche arranges EKN-backed loan for Korea’s SK Telecom

Deutsche Bank has signed a $97.92 million term loan facility with South Korea’s SK Telecom Company (SKT) to finance purchases by SKT from Sweden’s Ericsson-LG.

Perspective
13 November 2013

Finacity launches receivables securitisation for Hapag-Lloyd

Finacity Corporation (Finacity) has facilitated the successful launch of a new $350 million global freight receivables securitisation for German-headquartered Hapag-Lloyd...

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13 November 2013

Ecom Agro poised to buy Armajaro trading arm

Swiss commodities trader Ecom Agroindustrial Corporation (Ecom) is in the process of buying Armajaro Trading, the trading arm of London-based commodity trading house and...

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13 November 2013

Sberbank and Kexim renew cooperation pact

Russia’s Sberbank and the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Kexim) have signed a new cooperation agreement relating to the long-term Financing of projects for the amount of...

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12 November 2013

Indonesia’s ENRG secures syndicated loan

Indonesian oil and gas production company Energi Mega Persada (ENRG) has secured a new $203 million syndicated loan facility. The loan facility will be used to settle...

Transmission
12 November 2013

An institutional investor perspective on export credit

TXF were delighted to welcome Nicolas Gagnerie of Axa, alongside Pekka Karkovirta of Finnvera, Xavier Fessart of Credit Agricole for an open discussion on how export...

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12 November 2013

An economic tour of the world from Yves Zlotowski, chief economist at Coface

Yves Zlowtowski, chief economist at Coface, took delegates at the TXF ECA Finance conference for an hour long trip around the world, giving unique economic insight to...

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12 November 2013
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The post-Lehman environment for global loans – Watch Lorenz Jorgensen’s presentation at ECA Finance 2013

Another chance to see the speech of Lorenz Jorgensen, Head of Syndications at EBRD, at our ECA Finance Conference in Paris.

Transmission
12 November 2013

“We are seeing pricing that works for investors” - Alex Taylor video

We spoke to Alex Taylor, managing director, export and agency finance, EMEA, at Citi, at TXF’s recent ECA Finance Conference in Paris.

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12 November 2013
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“There is open competition between the ECAs” - Simon Sayer video

TXF caught up with Simon Sayer, managing director, structured trade and export finance, EMEA at Deutsche Bank at our recent ECA Finance conference in Paris.

Transmission
12 November 2013

“Export credit must not only be about price, but quality” - Axel-Peter Ohse video

UniCredit’s global head of export finance, Axel-Peter Ohse, tells TXF that the market has changed from being export-driven, to import-driven.

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12 November 2013

“More ECAs should put more effort into supporting SMEs” - Gert Van Melkebeke video

Gert Van Melkebeke of Belgian ECA Ducroire, tells TXF of the new forfaiting product they have developed, and how SMEs are using it.

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12 November 2013

“ECAs, exporters and banks must seize the initiative on Basel III” - Eric De Jonge video

Eric De Jonge, global head of export finance at ING updates TXF on the activity of the 16 bank ICC loss register for export finance, during an interview at our Paris...

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12 November 2013

“We may move to invite new players to ECA cover” - Thomas Baum interview

Thomas Baum, head of underwriting and risk within the German Federal Export Credit Guarantees talks export finance trends with TXF