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MIGA opens Senegal office

The new office will focus its efforts on “fragile states” and low-income countries, helping governments attract foreign investments in climate change and renewable energy projects.

SAF closes €25m PXF with BACB

SAF is the largest domestic trader and exporter of cocoa in the Ivory Coast.

Olam appoints ex-Louis Dreyfus head

Olam International has appointed Bharat Gupta as regional head of trade and structured finance for Asia, the Middle East and Africa, based in Singapore.

Malaysia Eximbank exceeds 2016 lending target

The bank aims to grow its loan portfolio by between 10-15%, lower than the 30% achieved in 2015 but much higher compared to the loan growth performance of commercial banks at about 6%.

BNDES backs Calango 6 wind project

Neoenergia and Iberdrola have raised a R$274.8 million ($85.5 million) 17-year loan from BNDES backing their 30MW Calango 6 wind farm project in Rio Grande do Norte state, Brazil.

EBRD provides Isbank with $55m renewables funding

The financing – which is supported by a €1.9 million ($2.07 million) grant from the EU – comes under the umbrella of the EBRD’s recently expanded Mid-size Sustainable Energy Financing Facility (MidSEFF) which now totals €1.5 billion.

Free Apricum appoints new project finance partner

Renewable energy financial advisory boutique Apricum, has appointed Yusuf Macun as partner and head of project finance advisory practice in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

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.