SEB remains top green bond underwriter in Q2, but HSBC and Natixis make gains
SEB retained its place as the leading green bond underwriter in the second quarter of 2014, while HSBC and Natixis surged up the rankings helped by some blockbuster issues.
Green bonds reach the tipping point
A surge of corporate issues is supporting a bullish mood in the environmental bond market, says Graham Cooper
KfW makes debut in green bond market with record €1.5bn issue
German development bank KfW has issued its first green bond – a €1.5 billion ($2.0 billion) offering which it claims is the largest ever single issue.
Germany's KfW commits to green bond issues
German development bank KfW is planning to issue a series of green bonds, starting with a €500 million - €1 billion ($680 million - $1.4 billion) issue later this year.
Is GDF's green bond issue really green?
The proceeds of GDF Suez's €2.5 billion green bond will help finance a Brazilian dam that Ryan Brightwell and Zachary Hurwitz argue will damage the environment
Hera's €500m green bond is three-times oversubscribed
A €500 million green bond, believed to be Italy's first, was three-times oversubscribed when it was issued this week.
Support for Green Bond Principles continues to grow
The Green Bond Principles has seen its membership grow in size to nearly 50 in recent months, Environmental Finance can reveal.
Utility mulls Italy's 'first green bond issue'
An Italian utility will next week host a roadshow to test investor demand for the country's first green bond.
GDF Suez issues record breaking €2.5bn green bond
GDF Suez has issued a record breaking €2.5 billion ($3.4 billion) green bond in a transaction that was three-times oversubscribed despite being upsized to meet greater than expected demand.
GDF Suez 'to issue its first green bond'
GDF Suez is reportedly marketing a benchmark-sized green bond.