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Stenn and Natixis agree $500m facility

Stenn International has closed a senior financing facility with Natixis of up to $500 million, according to an announcement.

Exim Thailand opens second Laos office

Exim Thailand has opened a second overseas office in Laos as it steps up its focus on its neighbour.

CDC, AP Moller Capital fund’s Zambian investment collapses

UK development finance institution CDC and AP Moller Capital’s Africa Infrastructure Fund I offer to buy Zambia’s Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) has collapsed over conditions precedent not being met.

BPL Global launches XOL trade credit team

BPL Global has set up a team covering excess of loss (XOL) trade credit insurance with a specific focus on the trade finance sector.

PJ Solomon hires Rothschild MD

Financial advisory firm PJ Solomon has hired Michael Gottschalk as a partner and MD covering the consumer products sector.

NEXI backs $114m water project loan

Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) is set to provide loan insurance to support a water desalination project Oman.

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.