UKEFUnited Kingdom Export Finance
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As an ATI member, UKEF will gain access to information about upcoming opportunities for exporters, as well as local knowledge of firms and projects.
The issuance of the certificates with a tenor of 10 years marks the world's first sukuk financing supported by UKEF, and is the largest capital markets offering in the aviation space with an export credit agency guarantee.
He joins UKEF's team of 23 regionally-based export finance advisers, whose role includes introducing exporters to finance providers such as credit insurers, insurance brokers, trade support bodies and sources of government support.
UKEF anticipates being able to provide a Shari'ah compliant guarantee for a Sukuk issued by an Airbus customer, which will be the first time UKEF has provided Shari'ah compliant Sukuk guarantee.
HSBC Holdings Plc (LSE: HSBA) (NYSE: HBC) (HKG: 0005) has said that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with HK Export Finance (UKEF) to work towards finding an effective structure for the purposes of funding future capital equipment financing in RMB.
There is also an interesting precedent set by the UK Government over the cost of lending by a public sector body with the announcement that the interest rates offered through UKEF should to be cut to "the lowest permitted levels to provide competitive financing that helps UK firms win contracts and expand overseas".
UKEF is said to have funded the first three phases of DWTC's expansion programme as well.
This represented the largest allocation of UKEF support to one region in the year, underscoring the region's appetite for the UK's world-class goods and services.
UKEF provided PS3billion of support across the UK over the last financial year, an increase of 60% on 2015/16.
UKEF will be guaranteeing $455 million for Kier to carry out the projects.
Companies of all sizes can also be provided with financial advice from UK Export Finance (UKEF).