Green bond round-up, 9 January 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has issued its first EUR-denominated green bond, worth €600 million ($684 million).
Green Bonds round-up, 19 December
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has allocated THB5 billion ($152 million) to buy the whole of a two-tranche green bond offering from Thailand's B. Grimm Power.
Green Bonds round-up, 12 December
Swedish bank SEB has predicted that total green bond issuance could reach $240 billion in 2019, despite the market moving "sideways" this year.
S&P to withdraw green evaluation from Mexico City airport bonds
The $6 billion programme of green bonds to finance construction of Mexico City's new international airport is to have its green evaluation report from S&P "removed from public circulation" no later than 31 January 2019.
Green bond comment, December: Investors in Mexico airport bond adopt brace position!
Moody's has downgraded its Green Bond Assessment (GBA) on the $6 billion of bonds from Mexico City Airport Trust, from GB1 (the top score) to GB5 (the bottom score).
RMS warns of $13bn California wildfire losses
Total insured losses from the wildfires currently devastating large parts of California will be between $9 billion and $13 billion, predicts RMS.
Green buildings can boost MBS credit quality, says Moody's
Green buildings have the potential to boost the creditworthiness of mortgage-backed securities (MBS), according to Moody's.
SDGs and repeat issuers will boost green bond market, says Moody's
Growing use of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by investors and bond issuers, coupled with a growing number of repeat issuers, will help drive future growth of the green bond market, said Moody's Investors Service.
Green bonds round-up, 31 Oct 2018
German utility EnBW has raised €500 million ($573 million) from its inaugural issue on the green bond market.
Green bonds round-up - 24 Oct - 17 new deals
Royal Schiphol Group, the owner of Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, has priced a green bond worth €500 million ($576 million), making it the first European airport to issue green-labelled notes.