• Snam raises €650m from EU Taxonomy-aligned 'transition' bond

    22 November 2023

    Italian energy infrastructure firm Snam has raised €650 million ($710 million) from its second EU Taxonomy-aligned transition bond, in a deal which was more than four-times oversubscribed.

  • Snam's return to transition bonds 'a big sign' SLBs are under pressure

    05 December 2022

    The return of Italian energy firm Snam to the controversial transition bond market is a "big sign" investors are pushing for more ambition from sustainability-linked bond (SLB) issuers, according to a banking source.

  • Green Bond Comment, August 2021: A new dawn for the beleaguered transition bond label?

    04 August 2021

    Once seen as the next exciting frontier in sustainable fixed income, the take-up of transition bonds has so far underwhelmed the market. But could the beleaguered label stage a fight back, asks Ahren Lester

  • 'Transition' firms preferring sustainability-linked over transition bonds

    12 April 2021

    Sustainability-linked bonds are proving more popular for carbon-intensive issuers than transition bonds, and experts are worried the 'transition' label is adding unnecessary confusion in the market. Ahren Lester and Christopher Marchant report

  • LSE launches first dedicated transition bond segment

    16 February 2021

    The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has launched a dedicated transition bond segment to its sustainable bond market (SBM), in a move it is believed makes it the first exchange to do so.

  • ESG in Fixed Income Europe 2020 conference: Day one round up

    12 November 2020

    The annual conference is being held virtually this year and attracted over 600 delegates on its first day