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Xenia Broking to Acquire UK-Based Credit Insurance Alliance (Brokers)

Xenia Broking Group, the London-based credit insurance and surety specialist, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Credit Insurance Alliance (Brokers) Ltd. (CIA). An independent trade credit insurance broker based in the West Midlands, England, CIA specializes in …

7 European Countries Commit to Halt Export Finance for Fossil Fuel Projects

Seven European countries, including Germany, France and Britain, will commit on Wednesday to stop public export guarantees for fossil fuel projects, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday. Coal, oil and gas infrastructure have traditionally made up a …

Insurer Tokio Marine Expects No Material Impact on 2021 Results from Greensill Collapse

TOKYO – Japanese insurer Tokio Marine Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it currently expects no material impact on its results for the fiscal year starting next month as a result of its exposure to the fallout of Greensill Capital’s collapse. …

Greensill Capital Collapse Exposes Less-Than-Adequate Technological Capabilities

Lex Greensill promoted his business as the future of finance, talking up a technology superior to Wall Street rivals that allowed him to lend at super-low rates based on real-time information. But former staff at Greensill Capital, as well as …

Greensill Capital Creditors, Led by Softbank, Submit More Than $1.4 Billion in Claims

SYDNEY – Thirty-four creditors of Greensill Capital Pty, the Australian parent of the collapsed British supply chain financier, submitted over A$1.75 billion ($1.35 billion) in claims to the company, administrators said on Friday. About $1.15 billion of that was made …

Tokio Marine Faces Larger-Than-Expected Exposure to Greensill Capital Meltdown

Tokio Marine Holdings Inc. is facing a larger-than-expected exposure to the Greensill Capital meltdown after finding that reinsurance contracts intended to limit losses didn’t cover its unit that did the most business with Greensill. Tokio’s Australia Bond & Credit Co. …

Xenia Broking to Acquire Status Credit Insurance Brokers in UK

Xenia Broking Group, the credit insurance and surety specialist, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Status Credit Insurance Brokers Ltd., a specialist trade credit broker, headquartered in East Grinstead, England. The transaction will complete in April 2021, …

Credit Suisse Investors Express Concern About Fallout from Greensill Collapse

ZURICH — Credit Suisse warned it may have to book a charge over its dealings with Greensill, as scrutiny grows over its relationship with the British finance firm that collapsed into insolvency. The Swiss bank has had to close around …

Credit Suisse Risk Officer Discovered in February Greensill’s Insurance Would Expire

ZURICH – Credit Suisse’s Chief Risk and Compliance Officer Lara Warner was not aware until late February that insurance related to British finance firm Greensill could expire on March 1, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday. “Contrary to certain reports, the …

Credit Suisse Freezes More Supply Chain Finance Funds as Greensill Scandal Widens

Credit Suisse Group AG froze four more funds that invested in the bank’s $10 billion supply chain finance strategy, adding to the widening scandal surrounding the bank’s exposure to Lex Greensill’s failed empire. The additional funds have about $1.2 billion …