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.
The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has launched an electronic bill of lading powered by essDOCS’ online trade facilitation solution CargoDocs.
Barclays has made changes to its trade and working capital leadership team in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
Geoffrey Wynne, partner at Sullivan & Worcester presents practical advice on best practice trade finance
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.
SunEdison, a solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, together with Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale (NORD/LB) has reached financial close on the 18MW Bruining solar power plant in Ontario, Canada
The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) today signed a subordinated loan agreements totaling up to JPY50 billion ($486 million) and $1.5 billion (both JBIC portions) with Suntory Holdings (Suntory) to finance part of the funds required for acquiring Beam Incorporated in the US.
Global agri-trader, food, logistics and services company Cargill, is accelerating its transition from paper documents to ePresentation using Bolero’s cloud-based technology platform.
Jessica Farmer has joined IFC as InfraVentures principal investment officer based in India
The American accounts receivable securitisation services company Finacity has facilitated a series of European trade receivable funding solutions for Spain’s Uralita, amounting to €26 million ($35 million).
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.
Karin Apelman, CEO at EKN, tells TXF her thoughts on how export finance can look to enhance sustainability and economic development
Abbey Sturrock, assistant director at Berne Union, gives details on the association's specialist meeting on claims and recoveries
Berne Union's Abbey Sturrock on the findings of the country risk specialist meeting
Abbey Sturrock, assistant director at Berne Union, gives details on the association's specialist meetings
Vinco David of Atradius explains why certain 'push and pull' factors are increasing demand for export credit
Berne Union president Daniel Riordan talks about the growing relationships and collaboration between Berne Union members and the wider export and agency finance industry
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group, has just released strong results for its financial year ending 30 June, 2014 reporting $3.2 billion in new business. New business saw an uptick of 13% over the previous year.
While some loans to Russian corporates are being hit by the continuing conflict and political trouble in eastern Ukraine, and the now accentuated associated fallout with Russia, some deals are still managing to get done.
New York and Monaco-headquartered Scorpio Bulkers has received a commitment for a $540 million loan from two leading European financial institutions.
Six more global banks have signed up to jointly develop SWIFT’s Know Your Customer (KYC) Registry, a centralised repository that maintains a standardised set of information about banks required for due diligence processes.
Nordea has gone live in Frankfurt and London with the stand-alone version of allNETT, Surecomp's web-based trade finance front-end solution.
In a landmark development, the leaders of the BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – have signed a treaty to set up a BRICS development bank, to be known as the New Development Bank. The agreement was signed at the 6th BRICS summit held in Fortaleza, Brazil.
Rebecca Harding of Delta Economics on why Russia’s attempt to decouple from the dollar is a defensive strategy
Experienced structured finance specialist to bolster Finacity's receivables finance business throughout Latin America