Trade & commodity finance

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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. Kingfisher 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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News
3 August 2017
Dubai-based Emirates National Oil Company  (ENOC Group) has completeda US$500m three-year unsecured revolving credit facility (RCF). The funding will support the group’s growth...
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News
3 August 2017
TAM-Europe, a Slovenian commercial vehicles manufacturer, has completed the first bank payment obligation (BPO) transaction in Austria. The company paid its suppliers in Germany (MAN Truck &...
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News
3 August 2017
Yancoal, one of the largest coal miners in Australia, will launch a US$2.5bn equity raising to fund its purchase of Coal & Allied from Rio Tinto. Yancoal is buying Coal & Allied for a...
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News
2 August 2017
Mayer Brown has appointed Angelia Chia and Ben Sandstad as partners in its banking and finance practice. Both will co-lead a pan-Asia team at the company’s Singapore office, focusing on...
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News
2 August 2017
Olam International has completed a US$400m revolving credit facility (RCF). The RCF is made up of a 364-day facility worth US$160m, a two-year facility worth US$120m, and a three-year facility...
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Technology Update
2 August 2017
Traydstream, one of the latest fintechs to join the race to digitise trade finance processes, has entered into a partnership with PFU Limited. PFU is a subsidiary of Fujitsu and makes Fujitsu...
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News
2 August 2017
UK Export Finance (UKEF) and the Export Credit Bank of Turkey (Turk Eximbank) will co-finance trade deals as part of a partnership to boost trade between the UK and Turkey. UKEF and Turk Eximbank...
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News
1 August 2017
Greek shipping company Capital Product Partners (CPP) has entered into a firm offer letter for a senior secured term loan facility of up to US$460m. The facility has a six-year tenor and will be...
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