Trade & commodity finance

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News
21 August 2017
Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) has appointed Jennifer Wilson to its global financial risks team in London as an underwriter. She will join (LSM) in a general underwriting role and will report to...
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News
16 August 2017
Renewable energy business Aela Energía has signed a US$410m project financing package with a suite of multilateral and commercial banks. Closed on 14 August 2017, Aela Energía will...
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News
16 August 2017
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will provide a UAH514m (US$20m) local currency loan to Ukraine’s OTP Leasing (OTPL) in a deal signed on 15 August 2017. OTPL is a...
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News
16 August 2017
Pacific International Lines, PSA International, and IBM have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to run blockchain-based proof of concept trials. The trio will explore the technology to...
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News
15 August 2017
Swift has started work on a platform that will act as a bridge for its US clients, allowing them to use The Clearing House’s (TCH) new real-time payments system. TCH, a US banking...
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Opinion
15 August 2017
Kah Chye Tan, former chair of the ICC Banking Commission (and co-founder of the ICC Academy) is an industry pioneer with an illustrious career in banking and finance. Now, as CEO and founder of Tin...
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News
14 August 2017
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has given QNB Finansbank a US$55m loan to support women-owned SMEs in Turkey.    QNB Finansbank (Finansbank was acquired by QNB...
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News
14 August 2017
ENSERVO, a US service provider for onshore oil and gas producers, completed a US$30m revolving credit facility with East West Bank on 11 August 2017. The three-year facility replaces the company...
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Opinion
11 August 2017
James Esdaile gives a rallying cry for collective action to take the market to the next level as it's no longer a 'dirty little secret'
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News
11 August 2017
Fabian Conderanne has been appointed deputy head of financial solutions at Willis Towers Watson (WTW). He brings over 15 years’ experience of working with trade credit products, structured...
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News
10 August 2017
HSBC and IBM have created an automated document processing system to reduce the time spent handling physical trade documents. The “cognitive intelligence solution” uses optical...
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News
9 August 2017
Jean-François Lambert has joined GFG Alliance, a metals, industrials, energy and resources group, as a strategic adviser. Lambert will focus on supporting Wyelands Capital, the financial...
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News
9 August 2017
LINN Energy has signed a senior secured three-year US$500m revolving credit facility. The US oil and gas company will use the funds to repay and terminate its previous credit facility (with Wells...
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News
9 August 2017
General Electric (GE) and Enka UK, a Turkish engineering and construction company,  have secured US$117m in financing from UK Export Finance (UKEF) for the construction of two power plants in...
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News
9 August 2017
ARM Energy has secured an oversubscribed US$200m revolving credit facility (RCF) on behalf of Kingfisher Midstream. Kingfish Midstream gathers and processes natural gas and crude oil in ...
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Face to face
8 August 2017
Leanne Kemp, founder and CEO of Everledger, speaks to Katharine Morton about how technology and distributed ledger have helped the diamond trade establish provenance, and promote sustainable trade...
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Feature
8 August 2017
Susan Ross and Stephen Taylor share a broker's view on unfunded risk transfer in the London market
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News
4 August 2017
Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised US$1.25bn through the issue of a US$750m five-year green bond, and a US$500m 10-year dual tranche green bond. Proceeds from the issues will be used to fund...
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