TXF Americas 2020
The fun in the sun returns! Bringing all key players together for two days of networking, we explore case studies of the latest deals and examine the next hot opportunities across the region.
International law firm, Thomas Cooper, has hired Alex Monk to its finance group.
The sovereign wealth fund of the Emirate of Dubai, Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), and the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Kexim) have signed an agreement to form an alliance to explore international investment and export finance opportunities across Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
ING Commercial Banking in Frankfurt is continuing its expansion with the appointment of Crina Nechifor as head of natural resources and structured metals and energy finance.
Dutch bank ABN AMRO has added three new sector heads to its commodities operation team in Asia, in a bid to extend its focus in the region.
The global insurance company, XL Group (XL), has made several new appointments in its offices in both the UK and the US in order to bolster its trade receivables insurance (TRI) underwriting capabilities. These appointments include Jennifer Papadimitriou in London, and Paul C. Haigley III, Aaron Rutstein and Agatha Liberatore in the US.
Financial software company Misys is seeking to extend its footprint into the multi-billion dollar market for commercial lending software with the acquisition of Custom Credit Systems (CCS), a US-based provider of commercial loan origination and workflow management software.
HSBC has appointed Sriram Muthukrishnan as managing director and regional head of business development for global trade and receivables finance, Asia-Pacific.
Barclays has made changes to its trade and working capital leadership team in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
Alternative trade and corporate financier Falcon Group has appointed Nasser Saidi to act as non-executive director on the board. Saidi is the former chief economist, strategist and head of external relations of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) – a position he held from 2006-2012.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has appointed Suresh Advani, Senior Portfolio Manager at GML Capital (GML), as senior technical advisor to the Banking Commission.
Jessica Farmer has joined IFC as InfraVentures principal investment officer based in India
In a significant reorganisation of the export finance department, HSBC has appointed two new regional heads of the business line. The changes in the department – the most extensive since 2008 - also incorporate some repositioning and other developments which bring forward well-experienced, younger talent into key positions.
The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) is looking to expand its operations in the energy and resources sector, and has appointed Marc Mollema as the managing director and global head of energy and resources at NBAD. aims to expand its services to the sector.
Commodity trader Trafigura, has today launched India’s first online refined metal retail platform – known as Lykos.
Experienced structured finance specialist to bolster Finacity's receivables finance business throughout Latin America
Standard Chartered (StanChart) has appointed Michael Vrontamitis as head of trade, product management. He is based in Hong Kong and reports to George Nast, global head, product management, transaction banking.
Gazprom Export has appointed Elena Burmistrova as its new director general. Burmistrova started her career at Glencore International (Switzerland) in 1992, then worked for various international companies.Between 2003 and 2006 she was deputy director of Spetsgaz, Gazprom Export.
As of July, insurance company Markel Corporation will begin underwriting trade credit insurance in its New York office. Policies will be underwritten on an admitted basis, utilising two Markel insurance companies, Markel American Insurance Company and Markel Insurance Company.
Global risk adviser, insurance and reinsurance broker Willis Group Holdings has appointed veteran trade finance banker Bill Froggatt to lead a political and trade credit risks practice in Melbourne, Australia
HSBC veteran Stuart Tait has been selected to take over as head of the bank’s global trade and receivables finance (GTRF) division, replacing James Emmett. Emmett will take up the role of CEO Turkey.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has expanded its London team with the appointed of Hayden Baker as senior financial institutions (FI) underwriter, regional unit London.
Steven Mayo has joined Siemens Financial Services (effective as of June 2nd), taking on a business development role supporting the company’s wind turbine operations.
Steven Mayo has joined Siemens Financial Services, supporting the company’s wind turbine operations.
The Berne Union has appointed Kai Preugschat as its new secretary general, filling a gap at the head of the secretariat following Peter Jones’s retirement in November 2013.
JP Morgan has appointed Pravin Advani as its new global head of sales for global trade and loan products, effective May 1. He replaces David Conroy in the role, who left the bank to take up a position with a not-for-profit organisation in the US.
the role of head of financial institutions (FI) regional unit London. Her responsibilities will be to, drive the FI portfolio and work with new and existing clients. Her