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Boeing requests arbitration with Airbus

Boeing has requested arbitration this week against Airbus in its years-long legal dispute at the World Trade Organisation, during the same week as the aviation industry’s biggest event.

Kexim issues €750m bond

The Export-Import Bank of Korea (Kexim) issued a €750 million ($873m) five-year bond earlier this month.

GIG closes on 235MW Swedish wind

Macquarie subsidiary Green Investment Group has closed on a 235MW, PPA-backed onshore wind farm located in Sweden

Trafigura closes $1.5bn RCF and term loans

Trafigura has closed $1.5 billion-equivalent in various revolving credit and term loan facilities, according to an announcement.

MUFG hires Malaysia head

MUFG has hired Standard Chartered veteran Goh Kiat Seng as co-head of global corporate banking for its Malaysia subsidiary.

Natwest joins Marco Polo

Natwest is the latest financial institution to join the Marco Polo initiative, according to an announcement by the bank.

Coface names Latin America CEO

Coface has picked Carmina Abad Sánchez as its new CEO for Latin America.

Norton Rose joins Accord Project

Norton Rose Fulbright has joined the Accord Project, an open source smart contract technology organisation.

Turkmenistan closes on Lebap gas-fired loan

The government of Turkmenistan has signed a $268 million loan package for the 400MW Zerger Lebap gas-fired power plant.

Globeleq and CDC finance Kenyan solar plant

UK development finance institution CDC and Globeleq have provided $66 million of debt to finance the 52MWp Malindi solar PV plant in South East Kenya.

Afreximbank launches due diligence platform

Afreximbank has launched its own due diligence platform with the aim of becoming the continent’s best resource for compliance.

Iranian and Omani ECAs sign MoU

The Export Guarantee Fund of Iran and Credit Oman, the two nations’ ECAs, have signed an MoU that will boost their cooperation.

Bladex syndicates $175m three-year loan

Panamanian multilateral Bladex has mandated MUFG to lead a three-year $175 million syndicated loan, according to reports.

IFC arranges $100m loan for TPBank

The IFC is providing a syndicated loan of $100 million to TienPhong Bank (TPBank) for on-lending to micro, small and medium firms in Vietnam, according to an announcement.