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S&P highlights Brexit’s impact on investor appetite for British infrastructure

The prospect of leaving the EU is spreading uncertainty among investors in the UK’s infrastructure, according to a new report from S&P Global Ratings. In the report, ‘Brexit Is Weakening Investor Appetite For UK Infrastructure Assets. But Not For Long’, Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance Michael Wilkins notes that, while Britain has historically attracted more …

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S&P Global Ratings goes green with its latest edition of IFR Outlook

The latest edition of IFR Outlook – S&P’s monthly newsletter summarising key infrastructure and project finance-related research and rating update news – is out now, and the outlook is green-tinted. This month, Michael Wilkins, Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance and Head of Global Environmental & Climate Risk Research, describes a new product to analyse and …

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Falcon Group & Aon collaborate to boost British exports, as covered by the specialist press

Falcon Group and Aon have signed a memorandum of understanding in order to assist UK businesses seeking export finance solutions. The move marks yet another step in the financier’s continued commitment to support British businesses and builds on Aon’s industry leading position in trade credit insurance. “In today’s current economic climate, it is vital that …

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ICC United Kingdom discusses the implications of Brexit on the export freight industry in Export and Freight

The latest issue of Export and Freight features an interview with Chris Southworth, Secretary General of ICC United Kingdom – and Fred Osborn, National Chairman of the British International Freight Association (BIFA). The interview discusses the issues impacting the global freight industry, and how business and global government can collaborate to deliver growth. In particular, …

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Falcon’s Emma Clark says trade with emerging markets is essential post-Brexit in TFR

Although many UK companies haven’t considered trade with emerging markets in more than a generation, they present a consumer base of over half a billion people, with spending set to reach over US$20trn by 2020. Certainly, one silver lining of Brexit is that UK exporters will be encouraged to further afield to markets they were …

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Falcon Fine Art interviews the dealers at Masterpiece, as featured on Private Art Investor

This year’s Masterpiece, arguably the biggest date in the UK art lover’s diary, coincided with another key date – Britain’s historic “Leave” vote in the EU referendum. In the most recent edition of Private Art Investor, Tim Hunter, Vice President of Falcon Fine Art, takes the temperature at the fair – exploring the trends across the …

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CWEIC’s Oliver Everett discusses opportunities for UK SMEs across the Commonwealth in Business Zone magazine

Business Zone magazine has featured an expert piece by CWEIC CEO Oliver Everett where he wrote about the many business opportunities open to UK SMEs across Commonwealth markets, and how the CommonwealthFirst initiative was encouraging and enabling them to do so. With UK SMEs playing an important role as dynamic and influential drivers of the economy, Everett explains why it is crucial they get the support …

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Natixis’ Patrick Artus analyses Brexit’s domestic and global effects for Institutional Investor

Immediately after British voters endorsed an exit from the EU on 23rd June, investors cleared $2.1 trillion from the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI) in just 24 hours. Now that the dust has mostly settled for post-Brexit volatility, Patrick Artus, chief economist for Natixis, has analysed the hysterical market reaction for Institutional Investor’s Unconventional Wisdom …

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CWEIC’s Oliver Everett discusses Commonwealth opportunities for UK businesses following the Brexit vote in Business Quarter magazine

Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) CEO Oliver Everett has been featured in Business Quarter magazine where he discusses how Commonwealth markets offer a range of benefits for UK companies looking to continue trading overseas in the wake of June’s Brexit vote. Everett noted that there is likely to be an increased level of attention …

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How will Brexit impact the UK’s environmental policy? S&P Global findings covered by Environmental Finance and Business Green

In a new report from S&P Global Ratings, Michael Wilkins, Head of Global Environmental and Climate Research, explores the potential impact of Brexit on the UK’s environmental ambitions. He concludes that despite huge political and economic uncertainty, there are opportunities as well as risks on the cards. Covered in detail by top environmental publications Environmental …

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