• Bonds round-up: Nidec, CNP Assurances, Citycon, Ygrene, World Bank, munis ... and others

    27 November 2019
  • Green bonds round-up, 23 January

    23 January 2019

    Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has issued its second green bond, raising CAD500 million ($375 million).

  • 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.

  • First Pace bonds of the year to raise $444.5m

    21 April 2017

    Ygrene is set to raise $176 million from its first Property Assessed Clean Energy (Pace) bond of the year.

  • Green bond round-up, 12 April 2017

    12 April 2017

    Pace finance providers Renovate America and Ygrene are set to issue green bonds this quarter Environmental Finance understands.

  • The PACE quickens

    06 February 2017

    The market for Property Assessed Clean Energy bonds in the US is booming, with $1.7 billion of issues last year. Joe Walsh investigates the secret to its success and explains why it is being rolled out in other countries.

  • Ygrene receives $95m private equity investment as Pace market booms

    21 December 2016

    Ygrene Energy Fund has received a $95 million investment from US private equity firm Lightyear Capital, which has acquired a minority stake.

  • Green bonds round-up

    30 November 2016

    California-based Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing company Ygrene will issue a securitised PACE green bond every quarter, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • Ygrene issues first AAA rated Pace bond in $329.5m fundraise

    15 November 2016

    Ygrene Energy Fund has raised $329.5 million by issuing two Property Assessed Clean Energy (Pace) bonds including the market's first AAA rated notes.

  • People Moves

    12 August 2016

    Farnam Bidgoli head of Sustainalytics' sustainable bond practice in Europe, has stepped down to complete her post graduate studies in Toronto.