TXF France 2019
TXF France 2019 will take a focused look at the French export finance market, concentrating on the issues that matter. Hear from high-level speakers and get the chance to have your say in interactive sessions.
Offshore wind projects are getting bigger, costs are getting cheaper, the lending market is more diversified and even the seminal corporate PPA market is picking up. But as demand for lending rises, the sector faces some major financing challenges over risk allocation and liquidity – the answers to which are already being formulated.
From Asia to the US, Kexim has a number of large-scale oil and gas projects in the pipeline. But after years of cancelled projects, as the liquid Korean ECA flexes its muscles again and increases exposures, sponsors are squeezing the ECA and lenders on pricing.
With stringent regulation and increasingly complex transactions pitched against borrowers’ expectations for rapid decision making, the pressures on due diligence are at an all-time high. Matt Reed, Associate Director at RedRidge Diligence Services, discusses the latest trends in how capital providers in the trade and project finance space are managing these pressures.