Green bonds round-up: IBRD, Folksam Group, Electrolux, Interstate Power & Light, Pace Funding Group, EBRD
The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), part of the World Bank Group, has tapped the €600 million ($675 million) green bond it issued in November to raise a further €250 million.
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US real estate company Boston Properties has raised $1 billion from its inaugural green bond.
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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.
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District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) has raised $100 million in its second green bond, announced last month.
DC Water to return to green bond market with second deal
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