• SMBC, MUFG have highest share of fees from fossil fuel investments, AFII says

    24 September 2021

    Out of 20 underwriters and lenders with large global reach,the ones that made the highest share of their debt transaction fees from fossil fuels are Japanese banks SMBC and MUFG, according to non-profit the Anthropocene Fixed Income Institute (AFII).

  • Singaporean REIT signs SGD670m green loan

    22 October 2019

    Mapletree Commercial Trust Management (MCTM) has agreed a SGD670 million ($492 million) green loan with a syndicate of five banks.

  • Masdar signs first green loan in Middle East

    10 October 2018

    Renewable energy company Masdar has signed a green revolving credit facility (RCF) with four banks to fund investments in its international clean technology and sustainable real estate projects.

  • Three groups dominate Japanese fossil fuel finance, report says

    11 September 2018

    Three financial institutions have been the driving motor powering Japan's fossil fuel industry, according to a study by Dutch research company Profundo.

  • Japan's Sparx attracts ¥47bn for renewables fund

    30 July 2018

    Japanese fund manager Sparx Asset Trust & Management, which oversees some ¥1,122 trillion ($10 billion), has announced the final close of its renewable energy brownfield fund, 'Sparx Renewable Energy Brown Fund No. 1'.