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15 February 2017
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ECA

March signing for Dubai Airport loans

The $3 billion Dubai Airports loan to fund expansion of Dubai World Central and the Al Maktoum International Airport is expected to sign in mid-March according to a...

14 February 2017

Opportunity of the day: Falvez Energy begins talks to finance Mexican wind project

Falvez Energy has opened talks with Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation and Standard Chartered over the financing of an 87MW onshore wind power project in...

14 February 2017
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ECA

China State Construction says ECAs will boost Middle East work

The Middle East unit of China State Construction Engineering Corporation is confident that Chinese export credit agencies (ECAS) will play a key role in helping it secure...

13 February 2017
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MFI/DFI

World Bank signs $400m gas deal with Turkey's BOTAS

The World Bank and Turkey's gas grid BOTAS signed a $400 million financing deal last week for the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipline (TANAP) project, which will...

13 February 2017

Canadian Zinc appoints adviser for Prairie Creek mine

Last week Canadian Zinc announced the appointment of HCF International Advisers as its financial counsel for the construciton of its Prairie Creek Zn-Pb-Ag Mine in the...

13 February 2017

Kathmandu's hydropower project reaches financial close

An NMB Bank-led consortium reached finanacial close last week for the construction of the 18MW Upper Solu Khola Hydropower Project in Kathmandu. 

13 February 2017

Liberia taps SFD for Gbarnga-Salayea road upgrades

Last week Liberia's Ministry of Finance signed a $20 million agreement with the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) to finance upgrades for the first section of the...

10 February 2017

Opportunity of the day: Aretep to seek project finance for $150m Chile mining initiative

Commodity trading and financial services firm Aretep expects to secure a financial advisory role for a $150 million mining project in Chile this month. If it does land...

10 February 2017
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Market moves

AIIM hires Patrick Kouame as investment director

Infrastructure equity group African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) has hired Patrick Kouame as investment director. He is responsible for transaction...

09 February 2017

Opportunity of the day: Fujian group may relaunch tender for wind turbine project

Fujian Zhongmin Offshore Wind Power is likely to relaunch a tender this month to procure 50 5MW offshore wind turbine generators and equipment for the Pinghai Bay...

09 February 2017
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ECA

HSF advises EKF on Australian wind farm financing

Danish export credit agency EKF and the National Australia Bank were advised by law firm Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) on financing the A$84.5 million development of...

09 February 2017
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ECA

ADB climate financing hits record $3.7bn

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved $3.7 billion in climate finance investments last year - a 42% rise from 2015. Financing for climate mitigation hit a record...

08 February 2017

Opportunity of the day: Eos Energy seals Brazil solar storage deal - but predicts need for future financing

US-based Eos Energy Storage has sealed a deal to deliver a utility-scale storage system to a power producer in Brazil. The producer will fund the project but Eos expects...

08 February 2017
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ECA

IsDB approves $790m for new development projects

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) board has approved $790 million in financing for new projects in member countries. It includes $250 million for the development of...

08 February 2017

Swan Energy and Exmar mandate FSRU project

Swan Energy, an Indian mid-cap energy firm, and Belgian LNG major Exmar have mandated SBI Capital to lead arrange around $250 million of debt to fund a proposed...

07 February 2017

Banks expect major ME power mandates in 2017

Banks anticipate some major power financings across the Middle East  in the coming year. Next month state-owned Saudi Electricity Co (SEC) is expected to...

07 February 2017
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ECA, Transport

Scorpio Tankers set to sign this month

Last month Scorpio Tankers secured a $172 million KEXIM and GIEK-backed loan facility to finance eight new MR product tankers. The deal is expected to sign at the end of...

06 February 2017
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ECA

Sinosure backs JA Solar for Brazilian project exports

China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation (Sinosure) has provided $145 million in export insurance to Shanghai-based JA Solar Holdings, which will deliver solar...

03 February 2017

New project financing model for Transmission Company of Nigeria

A new project financing model for the Transmission Company of Nigeria has been approved by the country's government. It is aimed at allowing the company to develop...

02 February 2017
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ECA

Germany's DEG finances equipment for India's infrastructure

Germany's Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG), part of KfW Group, has agreed a loan deal to Indian firm SREI Equipment Finance to fund...