In the second episode of a two-part series on structured trade finance transactions, Sullivan partner Sam Fowler-Holmes and associates Natalie Lake and Maria Capocci consider key techniques for mitigating risk in trade financings, including structuring solutions and third party credit support. They also provide insight on how to handle additional risks that arise due to the nature of cross border financing.
Northvolt’s latest big-ticket ECA-backed financing has set a benchmark for European gigafactory deals. But can Europe’s green industrial policy keep up with the pace of change in a challenging market for manufacturing startups?
The pause on permitting for some US LNG projects is causing a political stink. But beyond the screams from the fossil fuel lobbyists, what immediate impact on the US LNG project market does it actually have?
It’s still positive, and the benefits of the changes in the OECD Arrangement are already showing, says Angela Perez, head of structured finance at Spanish infrastructure and engineering company, Elecnor. She highlights the amount of patience still needed by EPC companies to get deals completed though.