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Falcon’s Emma Clark discusses the Middle East’s liquidity gap in the Banker Middle East

In an article for the Banker Middle East, Emma Clark, Falcon Group’s Head of Business Development, explores the ways in which slower growth and stagnating oil prices are weighing on the region’s corporates – particularly when it comes to business liquidity. Furthermore, the squeeze on working capital, while initially felt by smaller businesses, has since …

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Falcon’s Sydney Central Business District move is covered by press

After opening an Australia and New Zealand base in 2015, Falcon Group, one of the world’s largest trade and corporate finance specialists, has moved its Sydney operations to a new permanent office in the heart of Sydney’s Central Business District (CBD) – reaffirming their commitment to specialist financing in the Australian and New Zealand region. …

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Falcon Group’s Emma Clark explains how alternative financing is bridging Asia’s trade finance gap in Financier Worldwide

In a commentary article for Financier Worldwide, Emma Clark, head of business development at Falcon Group, explains why many Asian corporates have been turning to innovative and alternative sources of financing for their funding needs. Ongoing bank retrenchment is taking a toll on emerging markets, contributing to the US$692 billion of unmet trade financing in Asia …

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“No one tells you that trade finance can be really fun”: Falcon’s Emma Clark featured in GTR’s Women in Trade Finance

In the most recent edition of GTR’s series about inspirational women in trade finance, Sanne Wass talks to Emma Clark, Falcon’s head of business development, about her career and how the industry can best tackle its gender bias. Clark says the key to gender equality starts with investment in young talent, and she has no …

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Falcon Group’s boosted Australian presence is covered by the specialist press

With established offices in Sydney and Perth, Falcon Group has appointed three Business Development Directors to cover its expanding trade and corporate finance business across Australia. The new directors which include Chris Seneviratne, Ben Lacey, and Ray Buxton, together collate over 60 years’ of trade finance experience, and will serve mid-cap to large local businesses …

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Falcon Group’s Emma Clark explains how GCC corporates are achieving growth throughout tightening liquidity

In the second commentary article in a series for Financer Worldwide, Emma Clark, head of business development, UK and Europe at Falcon Group, discusses that as oil revenues continue suffer and bank liquidity dries throughout the GCC region, corporates will continue to seek alternative means of financing than traditional bank lending. Unhampered by the same regulatory …

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Falcon Group secures USD$150M securitization from Natixis

Falcon Group has announced the completion of a US$150M securitization of cross-border multi-bank instruments. Natixis, the international corporate, asset management, insurance and financial services arm of Group BPCE, acted as the sole initial purchaser. Falcon will use the additional funding capacity to provide trade finance to mid-cap and large companies. Chris Howarth, CFO of Falcon …

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Falcon Group’s Emma Clark discusses non- bank financing in a climate of heightened corporate risk for CCR Magazine

Against a backdrop of global economic uncertainty, not only do corporates face an increasingly diverse set of risks, they do so in an era where global bank lending has been severely curtailed. Writing in the latest edition of CCR Magazine, Emma Clark, Falcon Group’s Head of Business Development UK and Europe, discusses how non-bank financing …

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Emma Clark, Falcon Group’s Head of Business Development, UK and Europe, makes the case for emerging markets in Trade Finance

With steady growth rates, an abundance of natural resources, and a potential customer base comprising most of the world’s population, emerging markets offer huge growth opportunities for those companies thinking of expanding operations overseas. But exporting is not without its obstacles. In fact, business growth and access to adequate and flexible funding in the current …

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Specialist press cover Falcon Group’s expansion to Perth

Having successfully completed deals ranging from US$1 million to US$20 million in value from its base in Sydney, leading specialist financier, Falcon Group, has opened a second Australian office in Perth – with a particular focus on providing support to mining and the mining services sector across Western Australia. “The mining sector is a long …

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