• Green bond round-up, 16 May

    16 May 2018

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has priced its second social bond to help finance socio-economic development on the continent.

  • Green bonds round-up, 2 May

    02 May 2018

    DTE Electric, an electricity utility based in Detroit, Michigan, has entered the green bond market with a $525 million, 30-year issue. It pays a coupon of 4.05% and was priced at 97 basis points over US Treasuries, giving a yield to maturity of 4.076%. The issue has been rated Aa3, A and A+ by Moody's, S&P Global and Fitch, respectively.

  • Green bond round-up, 17 May 2017

    17 May 2017

    German mortgage lender Berlin Hyp is set to return to the green bond market with its second euro-denominated covered green bond.

  • US munis tap green bond market for water projects

    31 August 2016

    Indiana Financing Authority (IFA) is set to issue its second green bond of 2016, in the latest in a series of issues from US municipalities for sustainable water projects.

  • Moody's issues first GBA of a US 'muni' bond

    11 August 2016

    Moody's has issued its first Green Bond Assessment (GBA) of a US municipal green bond.

  • EF BRIEFS: Partners Group;Greencoat; Massachusetts green bond

    28 July 2016

    Partners Group, a Zurich-listed company that makes investments in global private markets on behalf of institutional investors, has agreed to commit more than $200 million to a Taiwanese solar power venture.

  • Moody's revises up 2016 green bond forecast to $75bn

    27 July 2016

    Moody's has raised its forecast for 2016 green bond issuance to $75 billion, up from $70 billion, on the back of record-breaking volume in the three months to 30 June.

  • US municipalities launch $800m of green bonds for water projects

    01 June 2016

    Three US municipalities have announced issues of green bonds totalling almost $800 million to finance projects to deliver clean drinking water or treat wastewater.

  • EF BRIEFS: CalPERS, Chinese green bonds, Massachusetts Water

    29 March 2016

    Task force to adopt list of states with similar rules, clearing the way for 2017 take off