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Sibos 2017: Santander joins Digital Trade Chain

Banco Santander has joined a consortium of banks as a founding partner on the Digital Trade Chain platform, according to an announcement at the Sibos conference in Toronto.

USTDA backs Philippines and Vietnam renewables

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has agreed to fund feasibility studies for a geothermal plant in the Philippines and a wind power farm in Vietnam

Aspire Mining to finish feasibility study for Mongolia railway

Aspire Mining has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with state-owned China Gezhouba Group International Company (CGGC) to finish the second stage of the feasibility study for the Erdenet to Ovoot Railway Project located in Mongolia

ADB finances Vanuatu's renewable energy facilities

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Vanuatu signed financing documents to increase renewable energy generation in the islands of Malekula and Espiritu Santo

White & Case makes trade and export promotions

Law firm White & Case has announced the promotion of 31 lawyers to partner across its global offices, with a couple of promotions for trade and export finance professionals

TriLinc approves $14m in loans

TriLinc Global Impact Fund has recently approved a further $13.9 million in term loans and trade finance facilities, bringing its total financing commitments to $378 million, the company has announced.

White & Case names trade partners

Law firm White & Case has named 31 new partners, several of whom are focussed on export and trade-related matters.

Olam closes $1.75bn revolver

Olam International has closed a new $1.75 billion revolving credit facility, which it will use to refinance existing loans.

Oaktree commits $400m to new shipping capital provider

Oaktree Capital Management has committed $400 million to Fleetscape Capital Holdings, a new alternative capital provider to the maritime industry that has funded itself with a capital raise.

Aircraft lessors tapping bond markets

Several aircraft lessors are in the market for or are preparing bond issues to finance aircraft purchases.

BPL and EIA join forces

BPL Global and EIA Global are forming a joint venture insurance broking company in New York.

Lloyds picks Thurman as GTB head

Lloyds Banking Group has named Ed Thurman as head of global transaction banking.

Macquarie hires head of commodities research

Macquarie has hired Tom Price as head of commodities research, joining the bank from Morgan Stanley in 2018, according to reports.

Debt spread emerges on Java 1 gas-fired

The spread on the commercial bank debt portion of the $2 billion, 2x800MW Java 1 gas-fired combined-cycle power and floating storage project has continued to tighten