The German bank also closed deals in countries as diverse as Denmark and China, neither of which are particularly easy nuts to crack. They're financing American Midstream against UCC-1 registered assets in-tank at Cushing, Brazilian soya prepagmentos, Ukrainian softs PXFs, commodity borrowing bases across most the EU (including the Mediterranean fringe), and still finding time to turn up in classical structured deals across all three commodity classes like Sonangol, Cocobod and Kazakhmys.
Commenting on the win, John MacNamara, managing director of Deutsche Bank's STCF team says: "If you look at the range of TFR Deals of the Year Awards we've picked up, with Tangsteel's PXF in China, the Metinvest PXF in Ukraine, and also the Nyrstar deal in Belgium, which is a complex yet traditional zinc borrowing base comprising assets in Belgium, the Americas and Australia - they touch four continents."
You're insane if you don't own gold
You're insane if you don't own gold, investors told
Not owning gold during the current financial turmoil is "a form of insanity", according to an investment analyst at a leading City firm.
Robin Griffiths, a technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC: "I think not owning gold is a form of insanity. It may even show unhealthy masochistic tendencies, which might need medical attention."
He added that the dollar was heading for "oblivion".
Mr Griffiths predicted that gold's 10-year bull run would continue and even intensify