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02 November 2023

How do carbon markets work? Part 2

As with any type of valuable asset, owners of emission allowances and voluntary carbon credits may wish to use them to obtain finance. This asset class is increasingly...

18 October 2023
Agri/Soft Commodities

How does mandatory and voluntary carbon trading work?

Niamh Dennehy-Maher of Allen & Overy and Robert Lang-Anderson of Bank of America examine each market, explain how carbon trading schemes are set up and what the...

07 September 2023

Energy partner Rob McDwyer joins Mason Hayes & Curran

Mason Hayes & Curran is expanding its energy sector team with the appointment of Rob McDwyer as partner. McDwyer brings more than 22 years of local and...

10 December 2021
Metals and Mining

AVZ Minerals raises $75m ahead of Manono project FID

Australia's AVZ Minerals has tapped institutions for a $75 million cash injection to accelerate its flagship Manono lithium and tin camp - in the Democratic Republic...

15 March 2021
Metals and Mining

Jindalee Resources to raise funds for US, Australia projects

ASX-listed Jindalee Resources is to raise A$9 million (about $6.97 million) through a share placement. Proceeds will be used to fund resource growth and development...

04 May 2020

Sweden Africa Chamber: ECAs to step up in Africa amid pandemic

Angelica Adamski, director at the Sweden Africa Chamber and a member of the board at Svenska Aerogel, says collaboration amongst Swedish exporters is key to promoting...

23 March 2020

Cote d’Ivoire CCGTs: Still a tale of pure DFI debt – for now

The purely DFI-backed 462MW Azito gas-fired power plant expansion in Cote d’Ivoire and its successor – the 390MW Atinkou CCGT plant - proves DFI financing firepower is...

05 March 2020

Sullivan: Learning from documentation in trade

In the latest edition of Sullivan's trade finance breakfast briefing, partners Geoffrey Wynne outlines the issues in documenting trade finance transactions amid a growing...

03 March 2020

CFXD: A lesson in going local

The 589MW CFXD offshore wind project in Taiwan has marked the highest local content percentage for any such project in Asia Pacific. But signing up two Taiwanese...

21 February 2020

Sullivan trade finance seminar - challenges to trade and commodity finance 2020

Sam Fowler-Holmes, senior associate at Sullivan presents the challenges across the trade and commodity finance space, with potential headwinds in 2020 including...

14 February 2020

Is Poland’s offshore wind market project finance-friendly?

The Polish offshore wind market is gathering pace. Although questions around local content requirements, local liquidity and local currency-denominated PPAs need to be...

07 February 2020
Oil & gas

Amur GPP: Better than the black stuff

The heavily ECA-backed financing for Gazprom's Amur gas processing project has set new tenor and volume benchmarks for both the sponsor and Russian oil and gas – even...

29 January 2020

Irish wind: A fledgling project finance sector set for take-off?

With the global cost of offshore wind dropping and new projects developing seemingly every day, the windy coast of Ireland is left with only one offshore wind farm. 10...

02 January 2020

Shoptalk: Marsh on mergers, markets and 2020

TXF spoke with Marcus Miller, leader of Marsh's global lenders solution group to discuss the broker's recent merger with JLT, as well as the health of the credit and...

12 December 2019

Shop Talk: US Exim on the road to full reauthorisation

At TXF's PRI conference in London last week, TXF spoke to Stephen Renna, chief banking officer of US Exim to find out if christmas is coming early for the US ECA, as...

25 November 2019

Credendo steps up carbon footprint reduction

Credendo is upping its carbon reduction efforts - both in its ECA offerings and its everyday operations. The ambition is zero carbon according to Credendo CEO Dirk...

05 November 2019

Saint Nazaire: A first financing for French offshore wind

France’s first offshore wind farm project financing – the 480MW Saint Nazaire scheme – had an extended deal gestation of over seven years after facing several legal and...

23 October 2019
Power, Renewables

Floating solar: Testing Vietnam’s water for bankability

The DFI-backed Da Mi floating solar power project loan has proved the economic viability of such schemes in Vietnam. But the government has its part to play if a hefty...

17 October 2019

FEX meets Euler Hermes legal

Last month in the third event in the series of 'FEX meets', the German chapter of the Future of Export Finance (FEX) sat down with Euler Hermes' legal and compliance team...

07 October 2019

Evalair closes on debt for operational wind portfolio

Irish renewables developer Evalair – which is majority owned by ShaMrocK Wind (a consortium of Sojitz, Mitsubishi UFJ and Kansai Electric) – has reached...