Wood 'expanded oil and gas business after £430m green transition loan'
International engineering company Wood Group has expanded its oil and gas business and shrunk its renewables operations after receiving...
JOIN ONE OF 5 TRAINING COURSES NEAR YOU!
For experienced professionals and novices, we have a range of courses to suit your needs. And they will be taking place in cities all over the world.
ECA FINANCE TRAINING
Our 2-day ECA Finance courses cover the fundamentals of ECA financing.
We introduce the practical and theoretical elements of different products, policies and applications with real life examples from senior professionals. So you get focused information which you can apply directly in your role.
ECA FINANCE MASTERCLASS
This masterclass is only for experienced practitioners.
You understand ECAs and you've worked with them in the past. You know how deals are structured and you try to keep up to date with current requirements. You can walk away from this course equipped with advanced practices and recent trends. Keeping you at the top of your game.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND AND WHY?
Lenders/ ECAs/Financial institutions/Financial Advisors | To gain a greater knowledge of rules & requirements, how to avoid common pitfalls and misunderstandings that can strain relationships with customers
Exporters/Suppliers/OEMs/EPCs | To understand how ECA finance impacts the EPC process from RPFs through to procurement cycle, learn how to accurately assess eligible content for your buyers, and avoid costly problems during the spend cycle that relate to misunderstanding eligibility.
Corporates/Sponsors/Borrowers/Sovereigns | Understand the approval process, compare eligibility requirements among ECAs, study how to maximise ECA financing value, and grasp the myriad tasks necessary to effectively disburse and administer these transactions.
Legal teams | To understand the impacts of ECA financing on credit agreements and be able to better advise clients on compliance as well as understand potential problems commonly found in ECA transactions
Experienced export finance professionals | For those who understand the fundamentals of ECA finance, our ECA Masterclass is a focused and advanced short course designed to refresh, replenish and revitalise your existing expertise.
Introduction to ECAs
Buyer credits – Unstructured
Buyer credits – Project finance
Supplier credits, political risk insurance, and other products
| LUNCH |
ECA policies and standards
The application process
Disbursing ECA loans
Workshop: Financing an industrial project (group workshop in teams)
Guest ECA speaker (a different ECA in each city will present approval process, products, initiatives, sample transactions)
| LUNCH |
Master Class attendees arrive
ECA disbursements: Advanced topics
Around the world in ECAs
Multi-sourcing analysis and recent ECA trends
| COCKTAIL RECEPTION |
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young."
- Henry Ford
We're passionate about facilitating your ongoing learning experience, whether or not you choose to attend an ECA School this year. That's why we've collated together a list of great resources to help you brush up and deepen your knowledge of ECA Financing, and its impact across the globe.
TXF Special | Export Finance: A Guide for Importers
CC Solutions | Introduction to Export Finance
TXF Videos | Supporting exports "through the cycle": With UKEFs Head of Business Group Gordon Welsh
TXF Podcasts | Private Insurance
TXF Podcasts | The role export finance will play in a challenging economic environment
TXF Podcasts | 2016 to date reviewed
TXF Data | Export Finance Market Overview H1 2016
TXF Data| Export Finance in Africa: 2015 Overview
TXF Data | Export Finance in the Americas: 2015/16 Overview
Clevis Research | 2015 Exporter Review Excerpt
Watson Farley & Williams | Export Credit Agencies And Project Financing Briefing
Browse all ECA-related articles here
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TXF Data Update: Export finance market plunges 22.5% in H1
10 key export finance trends in 2016
ECA Interview: UKEF sharpens its tools
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TXF Export Finance Report: Euro ECA deals surge in 2015
TXF Export Finance Report: ECA deal volumes drop by 29%
TXF Export Finance Data Report: ECAs back fewer energy deals in 2015
More miners look to ECAs to fund deals
OECD exports credit arrangement
The National Export Initiative