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Commerzbank’s Alexander Rost explores the role of banks in Bangladesh’s development for Trade and Forfaiting Review

Bangladesh’s economic story is remarkable. The country’s poverty rate has halved since 2000, and its development target of becoming a “middle-income economy” by 2021 has already been met. Bangladesh is therefore looking forward to a brighter future. But securing that future means Bangladesh needs better infrastructure to diversify exports, maintain trade, and ensure a stable …

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SFS CEO Roland Chalons-Browne features in Environmental Finance’s Quotes of the Quarter

Environmental Finance’s latest Quotes of the Quarter edition – presenting some of the defining quotes of the third quarter of 2015 – features Roland Chalons-Browne, CEO of Siemens Financial Services. He comments on the rise of lenders looking at offshore wind and the market’s appetite for well-structured projects. To read the Environmental Finance Quotes of the …

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SFS CEO Roland Chalons-Browne on strong public leadership for bankable Public Private Partnerships in PPP Bulletin

Roland Chalons-Browne – CEO of Siemens Financial Services – features in this month’s edition of PPP Bulletin, where he examines the importance of strong public leadership and effective project structuring in facilitating infrastructure investment. Chalons-Browne points out that the success of Public Private Partnerships relies on reconciling the collision of interests between the private and …

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Natixis appoints Jonathan Kim as Head of Global Infrastructure & Projects

Natixis has appointed Jonathan Kim as Managing Director, Head of Global Infrastructure and Projects for the Americas. Bringing over 20 years of experience in project finance, Kim previously acted as Executive Director in Project Finance & Infrastructure at CIBC World – a position he has held since 2012. Previous to that, Kim held the position …

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InfraDeals interviews Standard & Poor’s Mike Wilkins on the impact of rising interest rates on project financing

Just as low interest rates have had a positive effect on bank lending in project finance, a future hike could see institutional investors picking up the slack, says Mike Wilkins, Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance at Standard & Poor’s. In a recent interview with InfraDeals he explains that previous low interest rates have meant banks …

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SFS’ Roland Chalons-Browne writes for Environmental Finance on best practices in offshore wind financing

With climate change climbing higher on the political agenda for most countries in Europe, governments are increasingly exploring alternative sources of energy. One key candidate is offshore wind power. But establishing the proper financing necessary for offshore wind projects is no easy feat. As such, Roland Chalons-Browne, CEO at Siemens Financial Services, writes for Environmental …

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