TXF Global Commodity Finance: Amsterdam 2019
The 6th edition returns to Amsterdam for the best networking and discussion in town. Harness the power of the flower at TXF Amsterdam and get psychedelic solutions to your financing needs.
JBIC has claimed Sumitomo Corporation’s ECA-backed loan to finance the $2.8 billion Van Phong 1 coal-fired power project in Vietnam is its last loan for a ‘dirty’ power scheme using supercritical technology. But is this legacy deal the last such coal power project in the Japanese ECA's pipeline?
John Schuster, President at JLS Capital Strategies, takes a look at what a fully authorised US-EXIM could look like going forward. Will it be merged with the newly formed US International Development Finance Corporation (IDFC), or will it re-emerge as a pure ECA?
In the latest edition of law firm Sullivan's Trade Finance Breakfast Seminar, partner Marian Boyle and managing associate Hannah Fearn examine the use of insurance and guarantees by financial institutions as a tool for capital relief for exposures. However, certain guarantees carry specific risks and banks need be able to demonstrate their adequate risk management capabilities.
The US Senate is scheduled to vote today on the three nominees to serve on the board of US-EXIM. If the full quorum is confirmed as expected, will the dark cloud which has loomed over the agency for nearly four years finally clear and open up its stagnant $40 billion deal pipeline?
Much that is useful in blended finance is not new, and much that is new in blended finance is not useful – but the concept has captured the imagination of DFIs looking to access a large pool of below-market capital from philanthropists and impact investors that are willing to partner up to achieve their ESG goals.
The $15.3 billion RAPID oil refinery in Malaysia is nearing completion. But a recent oil blast has slowed progress and sponsors' aggressive terms have meant financial close on the tightly priced heavily ECA-backed project financing is far from imminent.
Philippe Mills, chief executive officer of SFIL, the French public development bank, talks to Jonathan Bell about how the French agency is making a difference on the French export front.