Mayer Brown has hired Yoshihide Ito as a partner in its New York office.
Finacity has facilitated a €30 million receivables financing facility for Green Network, an Italian energy firm.
Ghana's Cocobod has closed the senior syndication phase of a $1.3 billion pre-export receivables backed trade finance facility.
Falcon Group, the specialist financier, has launched a bridging loan unit to focus on the UK property market.
Off-Grid Electric and EDF have signed on a receivables-backed loan denominated in West African CFA francs to fund the roll-out of off-grid solar across Côte d’Ivoire.
Nigeria’s Access Bank has raised a $158 million trade finance facility from 13 international banks.
Coface has launched a new tool to help firms comply with IFRS9 – the new accounting standards coming into place this year.
The White House will soon announce Kimberley Reed as its new nominee for president of US Ex-Im Bank, according to the Wall Street Journal.
UKEF has named Samir Parkash as the ECA’s chief risk officer.
The International Finance Corporation has issued tenders for environment and technical consultants for a mandate it has received from the government of Côte d'Ivoire for the development of 60MW of solar PV in the country.
Metalloinvest has agreed a €72 million credit facility agreement with Crédit Agricole and backed by Euler Hermes.
The US government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation on 14 June approved $1.8 billion in development funding – with a number of infrastructure-related initiatives set to benefit.
The IFC, a member of the WorldBank Group, alongside venture capital fund Dalus Capital, has invested $10 million in eFactor Network, a Mexican fintech firm.
Brazil’s ECA, BNDES, is no longer exposed to aircraft leasing companies, instead lending only to airlines themselves, sister publication Airfinance Journal has revealed.
Credable, the invoice insurer that is part of Euler Hermes, is expanding its coverage to include 24 European countries.
International oil companies Total and Repsol have signed an extension to the exploration licence for the Tin Fouyé Tabankort natural gas field in the Ouargla Province of Algeria.
Zimbabwe Power Company and China’s Sinohydro Corporation have brought the $1.4 billion rehabilitation project at Zimbabwe’s Hwange coal-fired power plant to financial close, it has emerged.
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) has signed a line of Murabaha trade finance agreement with Asia Alliance Bank, Uzbekistan.
The Japanese government has pledged fresh investments of $5 billion over the next 3 years towards infrastructure, part of its expanded, so-called “Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy”.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Directors will add $350 million in extra support for its Trade Finance Program (TFP), according to an announcement by the multilateral.