Archive

  • People Moves - Rabobank head of sustainability leaves to join ING

    24 October 2016

    Rabobank's long-serving head of sustainability, Hans Biemans, has left the bank to join rival Dutch lender ING Bank.

  • UK's fifth carbon budget aims to reduce emissions by 57%

    30 June 2016

    The UK has announced an ambitious target of cutting carbon emissions by 57% from their 1990 level in its fifth carbon budget.

  • FrieslandCampina upsizes green Schuldschein to €300m

    08 April 2016

    Dairy company FrieslandCampina has priced and upsized its green Schuldschein, raising €300 million ($341 million).

  • Abengoa wins temporary reprieve from bankruptcy

    29 March 2016

    Abengoa has won a temporary reprieve from bankruptcy after securing an agreement with 75% of its creditors, giving it seven months in which to restructure.

  • EF BRIEFS: TenneT, Finansinspektionen, World Bank, AMP

    09 March 2016

    Dutch grid operator TenneT has said it will issue green bonds to help finance its €22 billion ($24 billion) decade-long expansion plan.

  • EF BRIEFS: FrieslandCampina, NTR wind fund, Engie, Enel, ScottishPower, Wheb

    29 February 2016

    Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has become the second issuer to issue a green Schuldschein – a type of German privately-placed debt instrument similar to a mid-term note.

  • Abengoa reveals €1.7bn cash hole

    18 February 2016

    Abengoa has revealed it will require an extra €1.66 billion ($1.85 billion) over the next two years, as it prepares to enter debt restructuring talks.

  • EF BRIEFS: First Reserve, Capital Stage, Gestamp Solar, HSBC, BP, Yingli

    15 February 2016

    Energy investor First Reserve has acquired a US wind farm from Mariah Acquisition for an undisclosed sum.

  • Private equity house mulls Italian solar exit as it looks for new assets

    11 February 2016

    Private equity firm Amplio Group is eyeing the sale or refinancing of its 31MW Italian solar portfolio as well as further acquisitions in the country, Environmental Finance understands.

  • New Forests in sustainable Indonesian rubber deal

    23 December 2015

    Forestry investment manager New Forests has invested in a rubber plantation in Indonesia, in a deal it says will pave the way for more institutional investments in large-scale, sustainable forestry in the country.