• Macquarie makes €720m offshore wind deal

    07 January 2015

    Macquarie Capital has made an investment of €720 million ($854 million) in an offshore wind farm, marking its biggest ever commitment to renewable energy.

  • A review of the green bond market in 2014

    18 December 2014

    The green bond market trebled in size in 2014 - but who were the big winners and can the breakneck speed of expansion continue, asks Peter Cripps

  • KfW to launch AUS and GBP green bonds in 2015

    16 December 2014

    KfW will launch its first green bonds in Australian dollars and sterling in 2015, as well as entering the market as an investor.

  • KfW discloses use of proceeds of first green bond

    30 October 2014

    German development bank KfW has revealed that 75% of the disbursements under its "Renewable Energies – Standard" programme in the year-to-date have been invested in wind energy projects.

  • Credit Agricole dethrones SEB as leading green bond underwriter in Q3

    21 October 2014

    Credit Agricole CIB displaced Scandinavian bank SEB as the leading underwriter of green bonds in the three months to the end of September, according to the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI), a financial NGO.

  • 'Impact measurement' helps KfW place record-breaking $1.5 bn green bond

    08 October 2014

    KfW has placed the largest US dollar-denominated green bond yet, which has won plaudits from investors for its impact measurement features.

  • Impax secures €106m project finance for Finnish wind project

    30 September 2014

    Impax Asset Management has agreed a €106 million ($133 million) project financing deal with Germany's KfW IPEX-Bank for a 51MW wind farm in Finland.

  • Investors and issuers pledge to expand green bonds market

    23 September 2014

    A group of institutional investors, with more than $2 trillion in assets under management, has pledged to work "to grow a large and robust [green bond] market that makes a real contribution to addressing climate change".

  • KfW backs Brazilian wind farms with $335m loan

    22 July 2014

    German development bank KfW is to provide a $335 million loan to Brazil's state-owned bank BNDES to help finance wind farms within Brazil.

  • KfW makes debut in green bond market with record €1.5bn issue

    15 July 2014

    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.