Private-public investment fund launched to invest in emerging market green bonds
The partners behind the EU-led Global Green Bond Initiative (GGBI) have signed a strategic partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and IDB Invest ...
HSBC, IFC 'real economy' emerging market green bond fund raises $538m
A green bond fund launched by HSBC Global Asset Management and the International Finance Corporation targeting 'real economy' issuers in emerging markets has raised more than $530 million from ten investors at its final close.
Green bond round-up: Danske Bank, Cassa depositi e prestiti, Kommuninvest, Teonec, NYSERDA, NY State Housing and Vasakronan
Danske Bank has become a green bond issuer for the first time, in a deal worth €500 million ($568 million).
Members of EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance announced
The European Commission has announced the members of its Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.
EIB and five development banks launch Marguerite II with a war chest of over €700m
A new pan-European fund to support infrastructure investments in renewables, energy and transport has been launched by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and five national promotional banks (NPBs).
Green bonds round-up, 22 November 2017
Manulife has issued its first green bond which, as well as being the first from a life insurance company, is also the first Canadian issue to be certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative.
'Incredible week' as green bond market breaks $100bn barrier
The green and social bond market saw a frenzy of activity this week, after a spate of issues that should propel the green bond market through the $100 billion barrier for the first time.
EF BRIEFS: Alperia, Canadian Solar, NextEnergy
Italian electricity utility Alperia has issued its first green bond, for a total of €225 million ($249 million). A further issue, of €150 million, is expected by the end of 2016, the company said.
Europe's Marguerite fund refinances €107m solar PV loan
Europe's 'Marguerite' infrastructure fund has refinanced a €107 million ($117 million) term loan facility which supported the construction of a 36MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in France.