Deals

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31 October 2016
Hot on the heels of Asian Development Bank’s trade finance guarantee deal with BasisBank in Georgia, Bank of Georgia has now closed a US$50m one-year club facility arranged by Citi and the...
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31 October 2016
As a step towards cementing the well-established cooperation among the two parties,  the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group...
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31 October 2016
Olam International, the Singapore-based agri-producer and trader, has secured a revolving credit facility (RCF) of US$2bn. Announced on 13 October 2016, the facility comprises three tranches...
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31 October 2016
Since its inception in 1998, Ukraine’s flagship agri-producer myronivsky hliboproduct group (MHB) adopted the mantra, “if you want something done well, do it yourself”. It has...
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13 October 2016
Standard Chartered and the Bank of Baroda have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Commonwealth Trade Finance Facility. The MoU will create a guarantee fund that will “...
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7 October 2016
Gunvor Group, one of the world’s five largest independent oil traders with its main operations based in Geneva, Switzerland, is investing in its newly established operations in the US and...
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7 October 2016
Commodities trading giant Trafigura has closed   new syndicated revolving credit (RCF) and term loan facilities at the equivalent of US$1.665bn. Announced on 7 October 2016, the...
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6 October 2016
Finacity, the specialist accounts receivable securitisation provider based in Stamford, Connecticut has facilitated US$25m of trade receivables in a funding programme for CME Wire & Cable....
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6 October 2016
Norilsk Nickel, the world’s largest producer of nickel and palladium has signed a five-year US$500m committed revolving back-stop credit facility (RCF) with a syndicate of international banks...
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5 October 2016
HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank have issued a US$500m stand-by letter of credit (SBLC) by order of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Ghana’s state-owned national oil company....
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26 September 2016
Further to the Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) launch of its annual pre-export receivables-banked trade finance facility on 7 June 2016, the 24th PXF was signed for US$1.8bn on 21 September 2016. The...
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22 September 2016
Further to EuroChem’s 2015 US$750m club pre-export finance (PXF) facility in August 2015, the Russian mineral fertiliser producer has returned to the market for more – in the form of an...
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20 September 2016
Vale has issued US$1bn in guaranteed notes with a maturity of 10 August 2026 through its wholly owned subsidiary, Vale Overseas Limited. The notes will have a return of 6.250% per annum, which is...
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19 September 2016
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia have signed an RM80m (approximately US$19.5m) supply chain finance agreement. Small and medium sized companies (SMEs) in...
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16 September 2016
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has closed its first-ever China/Taiwan specific syndicated loan with a US$300m facility guaranteed by the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank...
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5 September 2016
A reminder of Japanese engagement in African economic transformation took the form of the launch of JBIC’s ‘Facility for African investment and trade enhancement 2 (FAITH 2),...
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2 September 2016
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) to promote agriculture and agri-business in Africa. Chiji Ojukwu, director of...
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2 September 2016
China’s shipping behemoth, China Ocean Shipping Group (COSCO) has signed a CNY120bn (US$18bn) strategic cooperation agreement with China Eximbank, as well as a term sheet, to finance the...
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