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National Bank of Fujairah Antwerp launch April 201
Dubai’s NBF Enters Antwerp Lending Market
The National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) has launched arepresentative office in Antwerp as it looks to expand its business lending toestablished diamond traders. The Dubai-based bank targets wholesalers with secure sourcesof income and solid product...
Financial-Legal Apr 07, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Polished diamond
Antwerp’s Eurostar Enters Bankruptcy
Eurostar Diamond Traders, one of the biggest names in theAntwerp industry, has entered bankruptcy following a legal battle with itsbanks. The Antwerp Corporate Court ruled Thursday in favor of thatoutcome. Eurostar plans to appeal the decision,...
Financial-Legal Mar 28, 2019 Joshua Freedman
A polished diamond under inspection
Eurostar Diamond Traders Close to Bankruptcy
Eurostar Diamond Traders could be forced to file for bankruptcy soon, aftera Belgian court rejected its reorganization plan.The large Antwerp-based manufacturer, which owes anestimated $500 million, is no longer considered a financially viable business after...
Financial-Legal Mar 12, 2019 Rapaport News
ICICI HQ
India’s ICICI Bank Exits Antwerp
India’s ICICI Bank will shut its branch in Antwerp onMarch 29, becoming the latest lender to quit the Belgian diamond market. The move followed a strategic review of ICICI’s businessoperations in the country, a spokesperson for...
Financial-Legal Jan 09, 2019 Rapaport News
Antwerp
Bank Seizes Exelco’s Assets: Bloomberg
Belgian bank KBC Group has seized assets of Antwerp diamond firmExelco to recover unpaid loans, according to a report by Bloomberg this week.In an effort to recoup $29 million (EUR 26 million) fromExelco, the lender had bailiffs search...
Financial-Legal Jul 06, 2017 Rapaport News
Israel Diamond Exchange
Israel’s FIBI Bank Tightens Terms for Diamond Trade
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) pledged to contest adecision by First International Bank of Israel (FIBI) to tighten its lending standardsfor the trade.FIBI raised collateral requirements for the diamondindustry, prompting IDE president Yoram Dvash...
Financial-Legal Aug 18, 2016 Rapaport News
Standard Chartered
Standard Chartered Exits Diamond Business
Standard Chartered has terminated lending to the midstream diamond and jewelry industry as it curbed its exposure to businesses that fail to meet its “new risk profile.” “When we announced our new strategy, we saidthat we would look...
Financial-Legal Jun 13, 2016 Rapaport News
Bharat Diamond Bourse
RBI Relaxes Credit Terms on Diamond Imports
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed authorized dealer banks to extend the period for which “clean credit” can be provided for rough and polished diamond imports, the Gem and Jewellery Export...
Polished Markets Apr 04, 2016 Rapaport News
Standard Chartered
Standard Chartered Seeks to Curb $2B Diamond Exposure
Standard Chartered is demanding its clients in the Indianand Belgian diamond trade get more loan protection in a bid to tighten standardsafter lending about $2 billion to the industry, Bloomberg reported.TheLondon-based bank, one of the biggest lenders to the...
Financial-Legal Mar 24, 2016 Rapaport News
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