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AFC closes oversubscribed club deal

AFC closes oversubscribed club deal

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has secured a US$636.5mn syndicated facility from 22 lenders.

A US$300mn dual tranche (two-year and three-year) facility was arranged by six initial mandated lead arrangers (IMLAs) and bookrunners, which each committed US$50mn.

Sace backs wine exports

Sace backs wine exports

Sace has guaranteed 50% of a €1.5mn loan by Banca Popolare dell’Emilia Romagna to support exports from wine producer Zaccagnini.

Landmark Turkey power deal inked

Landmark Turkey power deal inked

A diverse lending group has agreed US$1bn for the construction of a natural gas power plant near Kirikkale, Turkey.

Fimbank president retires

Fimbank president retires

Fimbank president Margrith Lütschg-Emmenegger is retiring from her position, and will be replaced by Simon Lay as of January 1, 2015.

BofAML shakes up GTS Emea team

BofAML shakes up GTS Emea team

 Bank of America Merrill Lynch has promoted four members of its GTS Emea team.

Nov/Dec 2014

New kids on the block

New kids on the block

On the 70th anniversary of the Bretton Woods Conference, have the World Bank and co finally met their match? Finbarr Bermingham reports.

Political risk insurance: Making headlines

Political risk insurance: Making headlines

The sharp rise in country risk across a cluster of emerging markets this year is engaging minds in the political risk insurance (PRI) community in ways not seen since 2007/08, writes Kevin Godier. 

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