• Folksam backs first 'road safety' bond from World Bank

    21 June 2023

    Swedish insurance firm Folksam has fully invested in a SEK1 billion ($93 million) Sustainable Development Bond from the World Bank, which is believed to be the first focused on road safety enhancing projects in developing countries.

  • AllianzGI, EIB target €500m for emerging markets impact fund

    08 November 2021

    Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have raised €440 million ($509 million) for a blended finance fund that will invest in climate-focused investment funds and projects active in emerging markets and developing countries.

  • Folksam snaps up more Covid-19 bonds

    06 April 2020

    Swedish insurance company Folksam has invested a further SEK1billion ($99 million), on top of the SEK700 million announced last month, in bonds aimed at alleviating the social and economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.