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BPL Global’s Sian Aspinall talks about making it to the top in GTR’s Women in Trade Finance

In the most recent edition of GTR’s Women in Trade Finance series, Sanne Wass talks to Sian Aspinall, BPL Global’s Managing Director, about her career success and how the industry can best tackle gender bias. Having worked within credit and political risk insurance for almost 30 years – starting as a political risk broker at …

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BPL Global opens for business in Dubai

Earlier this month, BPL Global, the leading specialist credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker, was given the authority to conduct brokerage services in Dubai and surrounding areas by the Dubai Financial Services Authority. The broker’s regional office, which was previously limited to general marketing and business development, is led by Harriet Smith who will …

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BPL Global’s James Esdaile calls for collective action in TFR

In a commentary article for Trade and Forfaiting Review, James Esdaile, managing director, BPL Global, explains that heightened political instability and banks’ need to achieve capital relief has caused the specialist Credit and Political Risk insurance (CPRI) to grow exponentially in recent decades. However a lack of cooperation between insurers, as well as the traditional …

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BPL Global’s Sian Aspinall discusses why insurers need a coordinated voice in TFR interview

In TFR’s 60 second interview, Sian Aspinall, joint managing director of BPL Global, advocates the need for a coordinated voice to represent the Credit and Political Risk Insurance (CPRI) market. Aspinall explains that the foundations of the private market has been built on the basis of policy confidentiality, so their presence has always been overshadowed …

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Moorgate assists BPL Global re-brand with new logo and website

BPL Global have unveiled a new logo and website, marking the specialist credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker’s progression and reiterates its determination to build on its market-leading position. Working closely with Moorgate, this is the company’s first rebranding since 2000 – which we think is more apt for the company’s current position and …

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Anthony Palmer speaks to TXF magazine about the development of the CPRI market and the future of BPL Global

Anthony Palmer, Deputy Chairman of BPL Global, joined the credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) market in 1975 a time when, in most countries, it often comprised of just one export credit agency (ECA) and one domestic insurer. The Lloyd’s market offered limited pure political risk cover, while export cover against pre-shipment risks was in …

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Specialist press cover Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council and Ship Owners Association of Nigeria’s joint Maritime event

The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) and the Ship Owners Association of Nigeria’s (SOAN) joint event “The Future of the Maritime Industry in Nigeria” at Marlborough House on 28th September was featured in All About Shipping, Hellenic Shipping News, Oil, Gas and Shipping Magazine, Marine Link, This Day and Marine Network. Investors, business leaders …

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BPL Global hires Cindy Gunawan to boost Singapore team

BPL Global has appointed Cindy Gunawan as part of its ongoing expansion in the Asia-Pacific region. Formerly a broker specialising in trade finance distribution at Standard Chartered, Gunawan joins at a time of impressive growth for the credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker. Indeed, in response to growing demand for CPRI, BPL Global has …

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BPL Global celebrates Paris subsidiary’s milestone and the unwavering political risk market with TFR

To mark the 15th anniversary of their Paris subsidiary, BPL Global celebrated at the British Ambassador’s grandiose residence in the French capital. Joined by Trade and Forfaiting Review along with leading figures in the trade finance, and credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) industries, BPL Global’s leaders highlighted the key pressures for the market today: the …

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BPL Global’s Dubai office opening makes a splash in the specialist press

BPL Global, the specialist credit and political risk insurance broker, last week announced that it will open a representative office in Dubai. The opening takes the number of BPL Global offices to five – joining London, Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong. The Global network – created by BPL Global and bringing together a number of …

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