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ABN Amro Scales Back Diamond Lending
ABN Amro is terminating its diamond and jewelry lending business in the US and the United Arab Emirates
News May 21, 2018 Rapaport News
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Erik Jens Steps Down as ABN Amro Diamond Chief
ABN Amro’s diamond and jewelry division will become part of its trade-and-commodity finance business under a restructuring
News Dec 03, 2017 Rapaport News
Davy Blommaert
UAE Bank Targets Antwerp Diamond Clients
The National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) is planning to open a representative office in Antwerp as it looks to capitalize on the decline in financing
News Oct 18, 2017 Avi Krawitz
Rough Diamonds
Bank Told to Restore Exelco Assets: Bloomberg
A court has ordered KBC Group to return the assets it seized from Antwerp-based diamond firm Exelco within
News Jul 09, 2017 Rapaport News
Antwerp
Bank Seizes Exelco’s Assets: Bloomberg
Belgian bank KBC Group has seized assets of Antwerp diamond firm Exelco to recover unpaid loans, according
News Jul 06, 2017 Rapaport News
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Slower Visitor Traffic at JCK
There was a bit of a debate raging among exhibitors at the JCK Las Vegas show, and part of it revolved
News Jun 07, 2017 Avi Krawitz
Global Money
Diamond Trade Banking on Relationships
The diamond industry and the banking sector are getting to know each other again, having recognized
Analysis Apr 06, 2017 Avi Krawitz
Antwerp Diamond Fair
Banks Snubbing Belgian Diamond Trade: AWDC
Belgian banks are discriminating against the diamond trade by not lending to anyone linked to the industry, the
News Apr 02, 2017 Rapaport News
Antwerp Beurs Voor Diamanthandel
Belgium’s Carat Tax Passed into Law
Belgium’s Parliament approved the new Carat Tax that is expected to increase stability for the trade by making
News Dec 18, 2016 Rapaport News
Cash
Diamond Industry Now Banking on Legitimacy
The diamond industry has added several layers of legitimacy this year as more companies are complying with
Analysis Dec 08, 2016 Avi Krawitz
ABN AMRO
ABN AMRO Forecasts Polished Price Recovery
ABN AMRO predicted polished diamond prices will increase next year as it expects improved economic conditions to boost
News Dec 05, 2016 Rapaport News
Rough Diamonds
ABN AMRO Sees Rough Prices Declining
Rough diamond prices are likely to fall because of sluggish consumer demand for jewelry, according to a report from
News Jul 05, 2016 Rapaport News
Davy Blommaert
Antwerp’s Pain, Dubai’s Gain
Davy Blommaert, head of diamond lending at Dubai-based National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) and a former executive of Antwerp Diamond
Profiles Jun 16, 2016 Avi Krawitz
World Diamond Congress 2016
Diamond Congress Zooms In on Lending
Financing was the focus of the second day of the World Diamond Congress in Dubai as bankers and industry
News May 19, 2016 Rapaport News
Bank
IndusInd Bank Acquires Diamond Loan Portfolio Held by RBS
IndusInd Bank announced Monday that it had completed its acquisition of the diamond and jewelry financing business
News Jul 28, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
Rough Diamonds
Disciplined Diamantaires
The diamond market is slowly becoming more disciplined. It needs to. With high rough prices, declining polished,
Analysis May 01, 2015 Avi Krawitz
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Press Release: ABN Amro Transfers India's Diamond, Jewelry Activity to IndusInd Bank
Press Release: ABN Amro agreed to transfer diamond and jewelry activities in India to IndusInd Bank Limited. These
Press Release Apr 13, 2015 ABN Amro
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ABN Amro's Board Abandons Bonuses After Public Outcry
The six members of ABN Amro's managing board renounced their $108,000 (EUR 100,000) bonus for 2014
News Mar 30, 2015 Jeff Miller
Erik Jens
Diamond Industry Lacks Bankability, Not Liquidity
ABN Amro has been a major lender to the midstream diamond industry over the past century. More
Profiles Mar 27, 2015 Avi Krawitz
Yellow Rough
The Diamond Story of 2014
The reduction of bank credit available to the diamond industry is a game changer that will influence the market
Analysis Dec 26, 2014 Avi Krawitz
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