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Nord Gold seals new debt agreement

Nord Gold – the internationally diversified gold producer – has announced that Celtic Resources Holdings DAC (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nordgold) has entered into a 3-year $100 million ESG-linked committed revolving credit facility with a group of international banks

Eldorado amends loan facilities

Eldorado Gold Corporation has announced that its syndicate of lenders have executed an amended and restated senior secured credit facility – the fourth amended and restated credit agreement

ADB backs MSMEs in Cambodia

The Asian Development Bank has approved a $40 million policy-based loan to support the Government of Cambodia’s efforts to expand access to credit among micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and implement reforms to boost financial stability and upgrade financial sector infrastructure

Anwar joins City TTS

Naveed Anwar has joined Citi’s trade and treasury solutions business as global head of digital – exiting his previous role at Capital One

Free IFC advising Kyrgyz transport PPP

The World Bank Group member has agreed with the government of Kyrgyzstan to be the transaction adviser to assist in reaching commercial close on a PPP to upgrade the country’s main international airport.

ADB providing social loan in Georgia

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is making its first investment in a private sector housing project in the South Caucasus and Central Asia by agreeing to provide a $10 million loan to develop affordable and sustainable residential housing developments in Georgia’s capital

Ecoslops and Mercuria join forces for change

Ecoslops – the cleantech that brings oil into the circular economy – has signed an agreement with Mercuria Energy Group to work jointly on a feasibility study for developing collection and recycling port infrastructure in the Middle East and South East Asia

Vitol to buy into Waga Energy

Vitol has announced its intention to take a minority equity stake in Waga Energy – the European leader in renewable natural gas recovery from landfill waste – as part of the equity sale associated with Waga Energy’s current IPO on Paris Euronext

Super ESCO consultancy sought in Kenya

The government of Kenya has invited EoIs from consultancy firms to provide advisory services for the development of a Super ESCO operated by national utility KPLC

EBRD to lend on small wastewater projects

The EBRD will make a decision on a $1.7 million loan to finance three small wastewater treatment plants in Egypt and Jordan being developed by Jordanian engineers Engicon O&M

EIB and Belgium ink hydrogen MoU

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Flemish government have signed an MoU to collaborate on the financing and implementation of sustainable hydrogen projects in the country.

Bechtel secures UKEF first

Bechtel has entered into its first exporter agreement with UKEF to secure a €430 million (£365m) guaranteed loan for the construction of a 5G-ready motorway in Serbia

Bangladesh transport PPP entering new phase

The government of Bangladesh invited expressions of interest for international consulting firms to be the transaction adviser on a roughly $2 billion port PPP in the southeast

Sri Lanka turns to India for oil support

Sri Lanka has reached out to India for a $500 million line of credit to finance the nation’s purchases of crude oil as a foreign exchange crisis grips the nation

Apical leads field in palm oil ESG

Palm oil specialist Apical Group has secured a $750 million sustainability-linked loan from a syndicate of lenders led by First Abu Dhabi Bank

India signs illuminating deal with Guyana

The Export-Import Bank of India has extended a line of credit of $7.29 million to the government of Guyana for the installation of solar home lighting systems for 30,000 homes in the Hinterland Communities

Caixa, IFC extend partnership for public lighting PPPs

The IFC has extended its partnership with Brazilian state-owned bank Caixa Econômica Federal for the development of public lighting concessions in the country

CAF, OPEC Fund to support LatAm sustainable dev

Latin American development bank CAF has signed a cooperation agreement with the OPEC Fund for International Development to enhance co-financing opportunities for public and private-sector projects that support sustainable development

Qair and STOA form African energy platform

French companies Qair and STOA have formed an Africa-focused energy investment platform named Make It Happen In Africa