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MHP secures cheaper debt
12 September 2017

China invests $9.1bn in Rosneft as Glencore, Qatar cut stakes
9 September 2017

Galena Commodity Trade Finance Fund is now EFA Syndicated Commodity Trade Finance Fund
8 September 2017

Ivanhoe in financing talks for Kipushi zinc mine redevelopment
8 September 2017

China to loan Guinea $20bn to secure aluminum ore
8 September 2017

Noble has $2bn credit line extended again
8 September 2017

Digging for cash: Lithium miners explore debt options
Digging for cash: Lithium miners explore debt options
Callum Burroughs
7 September 2017

Demand for lithium is ballooning along with technological advances in the battery market. However, limited market expertise among newcomers, the inability to hedge lithium pricing or predict future demand is making already tricky extraction even more problematic and expensive to finance.

Senex Energy set to be awarded Surat basin lease
7 September 2017

Gazprom, Mitsui sign LNG cooperation agreement
7 September 2017

Rising through the classes
Rising through the classes
Hesham Zakai
5 September 2017

For sale: Investible asset. Self-liquidating with low default and loss rate. Contributor to real economy businesses. Short term maturities available. It’s a compelling sales pitch that, for the first time, is beginning to push trade finance from niche to mainstream asset class for funds and investors.

Ukraine borrowers set for lower cost cash injection?
Ukraine borrowers set for lower cost cash injection?
Callum Burroughs
4 September 2017

Ukrainian corporates have had a tough time of it since 2014 when Crimea was annexed by Russia. However, just three years later the better names in Ukraine are returning to the debt markets and finding appetite from banks willing to take on the country’s risk premium.

KRG to pay $1bn to Pearl in “full and final settlement”
1 September 2017

Cooper Energy raises underwritten Sole gas RBL facility
29 August 2017

Nigerian oil corruption probe gets serious in US
Nigerian oil corruption probe gets serious in US
Dr. Robert Besseling
29 August 2017

A multi-jurisdictional corruption probe into oil sector deals under the previous Nigerian administration is gaining pace and implicates both multinational commodity traders and oil production companies.

Sempra Energy agrees to buy ownership interest in Oncor
21 August 2017

AAA Oils & Fats out with refi
17 August 2017

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Jonathan Bell
15 August 2017

The week that was

Kernel back for PXF
14 August 2017

VLCC finance: Staying afloat in a down market
VLCC finance: Staying afloat in a down market
Max Thompson
9 August 2017

Despite intense pressure on VLCC charter rates, in mid-June DHT Holdings sealed a $300 million loan to part finance the purchase of 11 VLCCs from the BW Group - and at a very reasonable cost of debt given the market risk.

Expect the unexpected: Ferrexpo returns to debt market
Expect the unexpected: Ferrexpo returns to debt market
Callum Burroughs
4 August 2017

Amid an uncertain political and economic landscape in Ukraine syndicated debt offerings have been few and far between. Ferrexpo’s decision to tap the PXF market indicates that banks are still able to finance good assets in otherwise tricky jurisdictions.

Bridging the gap: Exporters look elsewhere as US Ex-Im is unable to provide
Bridging the gap: Exporters look elsewhere as US Ex-Im is unable to provide
Lucy Palfreeman
1 August 2017

US Ex-Im has been without authority to approve transactions above $10 million for over 18 months, provoking huge changes for some of Ex-Im’s largest clients. However, exporters are beginning to look elsewhere – to private insurers and some other ECAs – to fill the financial support vacuum.

Risk or reward: Is Iran bankable?
Risk or reward: Is Iran bankable?
Lucy Palfreeman
27 July 2017

Some economic sanctions were lifted 18 months ago and Iran is open and keen for business. However, the commercial bank sector is far from tapping into the immense opportunities that could spark a huge growth for trade and projects. Western banking hesitance and Chinese influence has become the norm on Iranian soil, but can non-US banks operate assured that the US will not react?

Turning up the gas: Traders bet on shale future
Turning up the gas: Traders bet on shale future
Callum Burroughs
26 July 2017

The end of the US’s crude oil export ban in 2015 heralded greater appreciation of shale and its potential opportunities. Commodity traders are now increasingly active in the upstream space as they bid to take advantage of a growing market going forward.

Petronas calls off $29bn Pacific NorthWest LNG project
26 July 2017

Canara Bank consortium pursues sale of 270MW Nagpur coal-fired power plant
25 July 2017

Glencore's LNG global head Gordon Waters leaves company
25 July 2017

Cuba seeks to revive mining sector with new lead and zinc mine
25 July 2017

EBRD supports Ukraine's Dniprovska Agri Group
25 July 2017

Glencore to invest in Brazil's copper producer Paranapanema
24 July 2017

KfW IPEX and SEK join Platreef gold mine financing
21 July 2017

Bunge cutting $250m from cost base by 2019
21 July 2017

Trafigura and Vattenfall to supply Naftogaz
21 July 2017

FMO providing $25m for Ukrainian agribusiness
21 July 2017
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Trafigura's $1.5bn refi pricing same as 2016
20 July 2017

Turning around Sonangol
Turning around Sonangol
Dr. Robert Besseling
19 July 2017

Cost-cutting measures at Angola’s state oil company have started to pay off and foreign oil companies are re-engaging with Sonangol at improved terms. But broader restructuring plans are frustrated by government inertia ahead of the elections - and there is no guarantee such plans will be implemented after the looming political succession.

Glencore considering royalty and streaming spin-off

Bloom Lake mine restart debt signed

Olam closes debut Samurai loan and prices low
17 July 2017

Olam secures JPY25bn term loan facility
17 July 2017

Rusal expects global aluminium deficit to widen in 2018
17 July 2017

Mixing the junior miner funding pot
Mixing the junior miner funding pot
Callum Burroughs
17 July 2017

The borrowing prospects for junior miners are looking better than they have done for the past three years. But with international banks nursing Basel-battered balance sheets, the lending market for junior mining project risk has changed permanently and the future is multi-sourcing.

Drillco financings on the up in US shale
14 July 2017

Sugar reshuffle: Traders set to profit from EU quota change
Sugar reshuffle: Traders set to profit from EU quota change
Callum Burroughs
11 July 2017

In anticipation of changes to the EU’s sugar production quota in October, European sugar producers and refiners are gearing up for a more competitive market place. Commodity traders are set to benefit - if they can access the necessary financing.

AFC provides $28m sub-debt for Topic's Helm Project
11 July 2017

Asian agri-traders: Global funding base for global ambitions
Asian agri-traders: Global funding base for global ambitions
Callum Burroughs
10 July 2017

Singapore-based commodity trader Olam’s debut European revolver is the latest signal that the Asian agri-trader label is outdated. Dramatic growth in recent years means many of these traders are on the verge of becoming global players - approaching the size and reach of the ABCDs - and are growing their funding bases accordingly.

Resolute Mining wins two blocks in Egypt gold concession tender
10 July 2017

Halcón Resources closes Williston Basin assets sale for $1.4bn
9 July 2017

Shandong Qingyuan: Breaking records
Shandong Qingyuan: Breaking records
Callum Burroughs
7 July 2017

Shandong Qingyuan has closed its second benchmark deal in as many years - a $650 million pre-payment facility. The deal is the largest ever structured commodity financing in the Chinese market and the first offshore debt raised by an independent Chinese refiner.

Prepayments: Right direction but sufficient risk perception?
Prepayments: Right direction but sufficient risk perception?
Callum Burroughs
6 July 2017

The second restructuring of Glencore’s pre-pay deal with SHT, combined with more deal volume and the increasingly risky markets traders are financing, is flagging up the growing risk banks take as indirect lenders to prepayment loans by the major commodity traders.

Former Glencore traders launch concentrates trading platform
5 July 2017