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Mozambique – it’s a gas, gas, gas?
Mozambique – it’s a gas, gas, gas?
Jonathan Bell
29 July 2020

Mozambique has pinned considerable hope on two mega LNG projects. Jonathan Bell assesses the situation and examines the fortunes of Mozambique LNG and Rovuma LNG.

TXF TV: The Libor transition
TXF TV: The Libor transition
Max Thompson
28 July 2020

TXF’s co-founder Dominik Kloiber is joined by Ashley Mcdermott, a partner at Mayer Brown, and Aida Topcagic, VP for global export finance at JP Morgan to outline the complicated issues surrounding the Libor transition set for 2021, and to raise awareness around future Libor replacements.

TXF podcast: Talking sustainability in ECA finance
TXF podcast: Talking sustainability in ECA finance
Dominik Kloiber
14 January 2020

In the latest episode of TXF’s export finance podcast series, Dominik Kloiber, co-founder at TXF spoke to three senior export finance practitioners to discuss the seminal but growing trend of sustainability in ECA finance.

TXF Deal of the Year 2016 Award submissions due to close on 23rd January
TXF Deal of the Year 2016 Award submissions due to close on 23rd January
Lucy Palfreeman
4 January 2017

We are looking for the most innovative, market influencing transactions within trade, commodity, ECA/DFI-backed and project financing.

IIICorp and tagmydeals announce partnership offering end-to-end deal origination tool
IIICorp and tagmydeals announce partnership offering end-to-end deal origination tool
Dominik Kloiber
5 September 2016

Inside Industrial Infrastructure (IIICorp) and tagmydeals are pleased to announce a partnership between two leaders in deal intelligence.

The view from North America: TXF talks to HSBC’s Inwha Huh
The view from North America: TXF talks to HSBC’s Inwha Huh
Dominik Kloiber
25 August 2016

Inwha Huh is EVP and Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance, North America at HSBC. At the bank’s New York headquarters, Huh caught up with TXF’s co-founder Dominik Kloiber to discuss innovative supply chain solutions, the health of the North American market, and the challenges and opportunities created by a new regulatory climate.

Regulation and working capital key drivers for trade finance and treasury
Regulation and working capital key drivers for trade finance and treasury
Dan Sheriff
9 June 2016

Regulation was seen as the biggest challenge for the trade finance industry, whilst working capital optimisation the top priority for corporate treasurers during a poll at the TXF Trade, Fintech and Treasury conference in London on Tuesday.

In conversation: Sace’s Michal Ron
In conversation: Sace’s Michal Ron
Dominik Kloiber
5 May 2016

TXF’s Dominik Kloiber caught up with Sace’s head of international business, Michal Ron, to discuss the Italian ECA’s latest push to expand its footprint and product suite.

TXF unveils 2015 Commodity Finance Report
TXF unveils 2015 Commodity Finance Report
Dominik Kloiber
12 April 2016

The TXF Data Commodity Finance Report for 2015 is now available to download, completely free of charge. The report analyses commercial bank loans to both commodity traders and commodity producers over the course of 2015.

TXF Export Finance Data: Coface is the most active ECA of 2015
TXF Export Finance Data: Coface is the most active ECA of 2015
Max Thompson
1 March 2016

Coface, the French export credit agency (ECA), was the single most active ECA in 2015 for medium and long-term debt supporting a total of $7.73 billion worth of transactions, according to TXF Data's 2015 Export Finance Report.

TXF Export Finance Report: HSBC tops 2015 ECA lenders table
TXF Export Finance Report: HSBC tops 2015 ECA lenders table
Max Thompson
26 February 2016

HSBC was the biggest lender of export credit agency (ECA) debt in 2015, according to TXF Data's Export Finance report, signing a total of $4.54 billion of ECA-supported debt to borrowers.

TXF Export Finance Data Report: ECAs back fewer energy deals in 2015
TXF Export Finance Data Report: ECAs back fewer energy deals in 2015
Helen Reid
25 February 2016

Energy overtook transport as the biggest single sector for ECA-supported deals in 2015 with $30.9 billion in total volumes, according to TXF Data's 2015 Export Finance Report.

TXF Export Finance Report: ECA deal volumes drop by 29%
TXF Export Finance Report: ECA deal volumes drop by 29%
Max Thompson
24 February 2016

The global volume of export credit agency (ECA) deals has fallen by nearly a third compared to 2014, according to TXF Data's 2015 Export Finance Report.

TXF Export Finance Report:  Euro ECA deals surge in 2015
TXF Export Finance Report: Euro ECA deals surge in 2015
Connor Lovell
24 February 2016

The volume of euro denominated export credit agency (ECA) deals increased by 15.1% to 27.8% last year, according to TXF Data’s Export Finance Report 2015.

EuroChem closes largest SACE-covered project finance in Russia in 2015
EuroChem closes largest SACE-covered project finance in Russia in 2015
Dominik Kloiber
22 February 2016

Sponsored Editorial: EuroChem Group AG, a global top 10 agrochemical company, received an early Christmas present on December 22nd by closing its long-awaited €557 million export SACE backed non-recourse project financing. The financing was signed by EuroChem Northwest to construct a new ammonia plant in Kingisepp, north-west Russia.

Surveyed exporters pick favourite banks & ECAs
Surveyed exporters pick favourite banks & ECAs
Oliver Gordon
30 November 2015

TXF Media will announce the winners of the Exporters Choice Awards in one week. TXF Media, working with Clevis Research, has surveyed 80 exporters to identify the most popular banks and export credit agencies (ECAs).

TXF launches Best in Class awards
TXF launches Best in Class awards
Dominik Kloiber
7 April 2015

TXF has launched its 'Best in Class’ awards in partnership with tagmydeals, aimed at recognising the top institutions in both the Commodities and Export & Agency Finance markets over 2014.

JB's weekly round up - 14 January 2015 - part 2
JB's weekly round up - 14 January 2015 - part 2
Jonathan Bell
14 January 2015

US telecoms company Sprint Corporation stormed in at year-end with the signing of three new financing facilities amounting to a total of $1.8 billion.

Bolivia’s BNB gets trade boost through
Bolivia’s BNB gets trade boost through
Dominik Kloiber
4 September 2014

Bolivia’s second largest bank in Bolivia by market share, Banco Nacional de Bolivia (BNB), has joined the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Global Trade Finance Programme (GTFP).

Zimbabwe’s FBC Bank gets boost with syndicated loan
Zimbabwe’s FBC Bank gets boost with syndicated loan
Dominik Kloiber
1 September 2014

Zimbabwe’s FBC Bank (FBC) has received a significant boost in its liquidity profile with a $60 million loan arranged by a syndicate of local and international banks. The financing has been facilitated by the support of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), which is providing a comprehensive guarantee.

EBRD loan for Ukrainian sugar beet producer
EBRD loan for Ukrainian sugar beet producer
Dominik Kloiber
28 August 2014

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed a €20 million ($26.3 million) loan to Astarta, Ukraine’s leading agribusiness operator and sugar beet producer.

XZERES closes financing with Wells Fargo
XZERES closes financing with Wells Fargo
Dominik Kloiber
27 August 2014

Oregon-headquartered XZERES Corporation, a global clean energy solutions company, has closed a loan agreement with Wells Fargo Bank and strategic investors for total proceeds of $19.9 million.

BAML publishes Driving Growth in Latin America report
BAML publishes Driving Growth in Latin America report
Dominik Kloiber
26 August 2014

The global transaction services business at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) has published its annual report on the Latin America market, entitled Driving Growth in Latin America. The report includes a series of articles summarising the challenges and opportunities for companies conducting business in the region.

Andy Grisdale appointed HSBC chief of staff
Andy Grisdale appointed HSBC chief of staff
Dominik Kloiber
26 August 2014

HSBC has appointed Andy Grisdale as its new chief of staff for commercial banking, Asia-Pacific.

Rusal fully completes refinancing
Rusal fully completes refinancing
Dominik Kloiber
21 August 2014

Rusal has completed the refinancing of its pre-export finance (PXF) facilities, with the amendment agreement signed 18 August becoming effective on 20 August 2014.

Kexim and Dubai wealth fund combine for export opportunities
Kexim and Dubai wealth fund combine for export opportunities
Dominik Kloiber
21 August 2014

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.

Star Bulk acquires drybulk vessels in novel deal
Star Bulk acquires drybulk vessels in novel deal
Dominik Kloiber
20 August 2014

Athens-headquartered shipping company Star Bulk Carriers Corporation (Star Bulk) has signed definitive agreements with Excel Maritime Carriers (Excel) to acquire 34 operating vessels for an aggregate of 29.917 million shares of common stock of Star Bulk and $288.39 million in cash.

JB's weekly round up 11 August 2014
JB's weekly round up 11 August 2014
Jonathan Bell
11 August 2014

TXF is in the process of producing its 2014 SIBOS Special Report. The report will look at many aspects of the short-term trade finance cycle and related services.

The TXF Wall of Sound
The TXF Wall of Sound
Dan Sheriff
1 May 2014

At the US Ex-Im conference in Washington DC, Team TXF got delegates to pen their song choices on the TXF Wall of Sound. Here are the results...

JB's weekly round-up - 21 April 2014
JB's weekly round-up - 21 April 2014
Jonathan Bell
21 April 2014

So, it’s that time of year again! The US Ex-Im annual conference takes off with more than 1,000 lenders, insurance brokers, US exporters, international buyers, and government experts all in attendance this week in Washington DC – Thursday 24 through to Friday 25 April.