Germany’s KfW issues largest ever USD green bond – $1.5bn! (AAAe, 1.75%, 5yr) and it’s still 1.6x oversubscribed

  Germany’s KfW issues largest ever USD green bond – $1.5bn! (AAAe, 1.75%, 5yr) and it’s still 1.6x oversubscribed In Frankfurt yesterday I met yesterday with the KFW (Germany’s development bank) Capital Markets team, who ran through their latest latest green bond in USD. A strong result. It’s a follow-up …

Crowdnetic Presents Crowdfinance 2014

Crowdnetic Presents Crowdfinance 2014 We invite you to join us in NYC on October 16 for Wall Street’s second annual Crowdfinance Conference.  Our stellar lineup of speakers features financial veterans as well as legal experts and representatives from the top companies covering the vast scope of the emerging crowdfinance industry. …

Colonization by Bankruptcy: The High-stakes Chess Match for Argentina

Ethical Markets  agrees with Ellen Brown that Argentina is right  to  resist the US court decision which tried to  force an involuntary default , by transferring the trustee for payment  from Bank  of New York Mellon to  Argentina’s own central bank.  The idea of an  international bankruptcy court , under …

PSI Initiative Performs Triple Jump in Global Insurance Hub to Mark its Second Anniversary

 Members | Publications | Events | Training | About  May and June has been a historical period for the environmental movement, which was highlighted by the inaugural United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi.   Environmental policy makers at UNEA understood the need to mobilise private finance for sustainable development and showed keen interest …

THE CROWD CAFE:Early-stage private capital markets are moving online. How about later-stage?

Crowdfunding news, research and resources  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] Early-stage private capital markets are moving online. How about later-stage? May 08, 2014 11:00 am | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Offerboard unveiled its online private placement platform at TechCrunch Disrupt earlier this week. Aiming to facilitate transactions …

A Message from Cynthia Parker

BRIDGE on the Move BRIDGE’s san francisco headquarters moves on March 31! Our new address is 600 California Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94108. The flexible, open-plan space will help us accommodate the growth goals of our five-yearStrategic Plan. To learn about BRIDGE’s strategies for the future, hear President & …

[Climate Bonds] European Investment Bank’s climate financier Chris Knowles joins Climate Bonds Advisory panel

  Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘European Investment Bank’s climate financier Chris Knowles joins Climate Bonds Advisory panel‘ Christopher Knowles, Head of the Climate Change & Environment Division in the european investment bank (EIB)’s Operations Directorate since 2006, has today joined the Climate Bonds Advisory Panel. Chris leads …

Capitalism’s greatest crash now likely within a few years

Embargoed for 00:01 hours, 26 September 2013   Capitalism’s greatest crash now likely within a few years   Energy industry set to follow in footsteps of financial industry   Big Energy is guilty of enculturated risk blindness that, unless action is taken, will lead to an inevitable global crash according to Jeremy …

Integrated Reporting: Why Deutsche Börse Group chose to become the 100th business to join IIRC Pilot Programme

In this issue: Why Deutsche Börse Group chose to become the 100th business to join IIRC Pilot Programme, the role Internal Auditors will have to play in Integrated Reporting, Background Papers for <IR>: Value Creation and Connectivity, videos from Eskom and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company…. And more!   IIRC Newsletter – August Edition Deutsche Börse …

The Crowd Cafe: Announcing Our Global Crowdinvesting Community

Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] Announcing Our Global Crowdinvesting Community Jul 18, 2013 11:41 am | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   I’m thrilled to announce, and invite you to, TheCrowdCafe Community. With your help—questions, comments and insights—I hope it becomes a place where anyone in the world can …