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EBRD signs loan with Egypt’s Beyti

International Company for Agricultural Industries Projects (Beyti), the Egyptian juice and milk producer, has signed on a loan of up to $44 million (or the equivalent in Egyptian pounds) with the EBRD

EIB provides further support for Copenhagen Airport

The European Investment Bank has signed a $92 million loan agreement with Copenhagen Airport to support a number of upgrades at the facility, the bank has announced

Norton Rose Fulbright hires two partners in Perth

Norton Rose Fulbright has added two new partners specialising in corporate and M&A in energy, resources and infrastructure to its office in Perth, Western Australia

USAID signs grants to support Jordan's water sector

The United States Agency for International Development has signed two grant agreements worth around $166 million with Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation to fund the rehabilitation and upgrading of the nation's water treatment and supply networks

EIB invests in Nordlink... again

The European Investment Bank has lent €100 million to the 1.4GW NordLink interconnector between Norway and Germany through the European Fund for Strategic Investment

BNDES approves Brazilian rail funding

Brazilian development bank BNDES has approved a $747 million loan to Curitiba-headquartered logistics operator Rumo aimed at improving the country's railroads

Change at the top for NordLB

The structure in the upper echelons of NordLB is continuing to shift with news that the German bank’s London-based global head of structured finance is retiring

IFC to back KIMB solar investments in Yemen

The International Finance Corporation will assist Yemen’s Al Kuraimi Islamic Microfinance Bank to develop a financing model to support new solar PV projects in the country

New anchor investor for Nigeria’s InfraCredit

Nigerian infrastructure debt guarantee provider InfraCredit is about to sign with a third anchor investor, IJGlobal understands

TradeIX opens Singapore office

The trade finance-focused blockchain platform operator TradeIX has opened its first office in Singapore, established with two senior hires

DP World buys Nordic transport and logistics business

Dubai port operator DP World has signed a deal to purchase 100% of Denmark-based transport and logistics business Unifeeder for a $766 million enterprise value from private equity firm Nordic Capital

UKEF appoints regional export finance manager

UK Export Finance (UKEF) has appointed Robin Priestley as its new export finance manager for the Humberside and Teesside region of England

UK invests more in Caribbean infra fund

The UK government’s Department for International Development has signed on $39 million in additional grant funding for an infrastructure fund managed by the Caribbean Development Bank

Federated Investors and IsDB launch trade finance fund

US-based asset manager Federated Investors has launched a new investment platform with a subsidiary of the Islamic Development Bank which will invest in energy-related trade finance products

Bunge’s agri president retires

Bunge’s president of agribusiness, Brian Thomsen, plans to retire from the trader by the end of the year, according to an announcement.