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UKEF appoints new COO

Dasgupta joins UKEF from HSBC, where he was most recently global head of the transaction management group within the risk distribution unit of the bank’s global trade and receivables finance division.

Air India out to banks with aircraft refinancing

The new loan will replace a bilateral loan of an equivalent amount provided by Standard Chartered in 2011 to partly fund the purchase of three Boeing 777-300 ERs.

RDIF leads €250m investment in Arc

Proceeds will be used to expand Arc's production facilities and promote the export potential of Kaliningrad.

EIB and EIF support SME lease securitization

The deal, designed to enable Raiffeisen to offer more competitive leasing terms to SMEs, is the first EIB-backed public ABS issue in Austria and is backed by a cash flows from a four-year revolving portfolio of leasing receivables worth €437.9 million.

Annual trade growth to weaken according to Euler Hermes

The disappointing performance comes on the back of demand shocks in the emerging world, the low-for-longer commodity prices, the wave of currency depreciations around the world, and a growing isolation trend (lesser dependence on trade).

Wolf Minerals eases pressure via bridge loan

Tungsten miner Wolf Minerals has raised a £20 million ($24.5 million) 12-month secured bridge loan from Resource Capital Fund (RCF) to support operations at its Drakelands mine in the UK.

JBIC agrees credit line for Port of Vostochny

The deal is part of a package agreed in principal in 2015 that includes credit lines totalling around $700 million for the ports of Vostochny and Nakhodka.

Apollo Aviation out with second 2016 securitization

The $640 million 25-year issue is designed to generate funding for the acquisition of an aircraft portfolio comprising 35 used aircraft on lease to 22 airlines in 20 countries.