SEK is well known for its flexible funding operations and over the years we have won numerous international honors for both our borrowing and lending activities. Below you find some of our recent awards.
Awards for Lending operations 2015
One transaction in which SEK contributed financing received the Deal of the Year Award from Trade Finance Magazine. The transaction was arranged in 2015, while the awards were presented in 2016.
ABB and Vestas – San Juan Wind farm, Chile
SEK arranged the financing together with five commercial banks and EKF. Vestas och ABB are the the equipment suppliers.
Long term financing (2 + 15 years) for the project was achieved through a combination of Project- and export financing, entailing long term power offtake agreements
The total cost of the project is USD 400 million and consists of 56 wind turbines, 85 kilometer power line and one transformer station that provides 184 MW total effect. The wind park is being built in the Atacam region, a part of Chile which is in great need of electricity.
Awards for Lending operations 2014
Two transactions in which SEK contributed financing received the Deal of the Year Award from Trade Finance Magazine. The transactions were arranged in 2014, while the awards were presented in 2015.
One financing deal was arranged in partnership with EKN (the Swedish Export Credits Guarantee Board) and Banco Santander regarding deliveries from Ericsson to Bouygues Telecom in France.
Skanska – Orlando
SEK arranged together with five commercial banks, the financing during construction for Skanska’s major Interstate 4 highway project in Orlando in the US, known as the I-4 Ultimate. The consortium led by Skanska Infrastructure Development and John Laing Investments will design, construct, finance, maintain and operated the project over a contract term of 40 years. The total cost of the project is USD 2,3 billion. The project will improve the safety and the flow of traffic through Orlando in central Florida.
Awards for Funding operations 2013
Editor’s Award: Asia Pacific MTN Issuance 2012 Awards, Asia Pacific, 2012.
- Landmark Deal: ARN’s 2012 Awards, America, by mtn-i.
- Institutional Performance: Structured Product Distributor of the Year 2012 Awards, Americas, by mtn-i.
- Landmark Deal CNH200m 2012 Awards, Asia Pacific, 2012.
- Landmark Deal IDR82bn 2012 Awards, Asia Pacific, 2012.