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On the road again: The very active retirement of Clemente del Valle
On the road again: The very active retirement of Clemente del Valle
Oliver Gordon
6 September 2019

Against all the odds, over the past six years Colombian infrastructure development bank FDN has catalysed a mix of infrastructure funding sources that had never existed in Colombia before. TXF talks to Clemente del Valle – key architect of FDN and who very recently retired as president – about his new projects; the past, present and future of Colombia’s $15 billion 4G road-building programme and creating new infrastructure funding resources.

TXF Global: HSBC's ECA activity led by Asia
TXF Global: HSBC's ECA activity led by Asia
Max Thompson
5 September 2019

Richard Hodder, global head of export finance at HSBC, spoke to TXF about the bank's most active regions and sectors, the progress of the IWG on Export Credits, and how China is looking to team up with more European ECAs.

Lack of trade finance continues to hit SMEs badly
Lack of trade finance continues to hit SMEs badly
Jonathan Bell
4 September 2019

Latest reports indicate that the global trade finance gap stands at $1.5 trillion. Jonathan Bell reviews the scene and questions why so much more isn’t being done to improve the situation.

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RAPID may need another bridging extension
20 September 2019

The $8 billion bridge loan raised last year by Petronas and Saudi Aramco for their joint Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) pro...

UK's CfD round three comes in well below recommended strike price
20 September 2019

The winners of the UK’s round three contract for difference (CfD) auction have been announced. All 12 awards are priced in the same ballpark &nd...

Deutsche creates new loan and portfolio management role
19 September 2019

Kommunalkredit has hired Oliver Fincke as head of portfolio and loan management – a newly created role in line with the bank’s confirmed i...

SMC signs New Manila International Airport concession
18 September 2019

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has signed the 50-year concession agreement for the PHP734 billion ($14 billion) New Manila International Airport&nb...

Taweelah IWP debt financing signed
18 September 2019

Concurrent with the signing of the 30-year water purchase agreement between procurer Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) and project sponsor...