S&P: Developments in China’s carbon market will affect corporate creditworthiness

As China’s developing economy encourages greater energy consumption, Michael Wilkins – Managing Director of Infrastructure Ratings at Standard & Poor’s – investigates how the country’s carbon market is changing, and how it will affect corporate creditworthiness in the future. As the world’s largest carbon emitter, China is shifting focus from boosting GDP growth to adjusting economic structure, improving environment protection and elevating social welfare.

Following Moorgate outreach, the report was covered by Petroleum Review. 

Evan Goldstein on how to exploit the unstoppable rise of the RMB

In Global Banking and Finance ReviewDeutsche Bank’s Global Head of Renminbi Solutions Evan Goldstein describes the past trajectory of the RMB and how corporates should go about harnessing its popularity to improve their market position.

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Forbes discusses Falcon Fine Art offering

Dr. Tim Hunter, the head of Falcon Group’s new art division, Falcon Fine Art, which has just launched in London, says the company will allow clients in England, Wales and potentially other countries, on a case-by-case basis, to keep possession of their art. Forbes reports

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Commerzbank Global Head of Cash Management: China opens up for European mid-caps

In a Viewpoint article for The Asset, Frank-Oliver Wolf, Global Head of Cash Management and International Business at Commerzbank, writes how China is now opening up for European mid-cap corporates, which, unlike more established multinationals, have often struggled to get to grips with local trading differences and regulation – especially regarding settlement in, and movement of, the renminbi (RMB).  Yet, Wolf explains, the landscape is changing and, as the RMB’s internationalisation gathers pace, China is looking an increasing attractive option for a wider range of businesses.

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RiskFirst MD, Matthew Seymour, explains how trustees can protect their data in Engaged Investor

In a Trustee Briefing for Engaged Investor, Matthew Seymour explains what trustees should be asking of their risk analytics providers in order to ensure their data remains confidential.

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Natixis acts as a MLA bookrunner for Gunvor Group’s $900 million Credit Facility

Natixis is one of eight global banks to act as bookrunner for Gunvor Group’s €900 million credit facility. The closing of the deal demonstrates Natixis’ growing presence on the global stage as a leading financial arranger and bookrunner.

Following Moorgate’s outreach, the news was picked up by Reuters, Yahoo Finance, TXF, FTSE Global Markets, Global Capital, Bloomberg wires, Loans Radar, Global Trade Review, Institutional Asset Managerand Platts Commodity News.

Commerzbank makes its BPO debut

Following intensive preparations, Commerzbank has successfully processed the first two live transactions supported by a Bank Payment Obligation (BPO), one for a German SME and one for an international group based in Belgium.  The news highlights the growing importance of the BPO in international trade, but also that the instrument is still in its formative stages in Europe.

Following Moorgate’s outreach, the news was picked up by: gtnews, FTSE Global Markets, Finextra, The Asset, TMI, TXF, FX-MM, Trade FinanceTrf News, TFR, Global Banking & Finance Review and Financial IT.


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