[Blog] MünchenerHyp cracks first thematic covered bond! EUR300m ($389m) Aaa 5yr, for coop housing. 1.6x oversubscribed. It’s the prototype for a Green Pfandbrief – at last!

  MünchenerHyp cracks first thematic covered bond! EUR300m ($389m) Aaa 5yr, for coop housing. 1.6x oversubscribed. It’s the prototype for a Green Pfandbrief – at last! Münchener Hypothekenbank eG has just issued an “ESG-labelled” covered bond (or Pfandbriefe, as covered bonds are called in Germany) for refinancing of housing cooperatives. Oekom …

EIB issues new climate bond with longer tenor (12yr), EUR 500m ($657m), coupon 1.25%, AAA. Takes EIB total climate bond issuance to EUR 6bn!

EIB issues new climate bond with longer tenor (12yr), EUR 500m ($657m), coupon 1.25%, AAA. Takes EIB total climate bond issuance to EUR 6bn! Posted: Sep 4, 2014 by Sean Kidney European investors yesterday snapped up a new Euro denominated “Climate Awareness Bond”(link is external) from EIB. With double the tenor of the …

Taiwan’s ASE issues Asia’s first corporate green bond – $300m, BBB, 6yrs – and it’s SIX times oversubscribed!! Asian green bonds may be about to blast off.

I’m in Cambodia, visiting the amazing Ankgor Wat, ancient religious centre of a city that apparently had a population of half a million people(link is external) in 1200 AD.  The temple’s bas-reliefs(link is external) are full of triumphal armies, marching through exquisite carvings of trees and forests. They liked their green. We haven’t yet …

[Climate Bonds] AAA away! EIB does a EUR350m ($480m) tap of its big 5yr climate awareness bond / World Bank does 4yr BRL465.5 + TLY335.5 (total $369m) green bonds for Japanese uridashi investors

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AAA away! EIB does a EUR350m ($480m) tap of its big 5yr climate awareness bond / World Bank does 4yr BRL465.5 + TLY335.5 (total $369m) green bonds for Japanese uridashi investors‘ The AAA-rated European Investment Bank (EIB) has placed a 6th tap of its 5 …

‘Record-breaking Q1: $9bn labelled green bonds issued, new issuers, new currencies and finally an index!’

 ‘Record-breaking Q1: $9bn labelled green bonds issued, new issuers, new currencies and finally an index!‘ By Bridget Boulle It’s been another ground breaking quarter for green bonds – the biggest yet with just under USD9bn issued ($8.997bn). It seems our initial estimate of $20bn for the year will be met …

STOXX launches ESG weighted version of EURO STOXX 50 / STOXX Europe 50

STOXX Limited today introduced the EURO iSTOXX 50 SD-KPI and iSTOXX Europe50 SD-KPI indices. The two indices cover all 50 components of two Europeanblue-chip indices, namely the EURO STOXX 50 and the STOXX Europe 50. Thecomponents are slightly overweighted or underweighted (i.e. -10%, -5%, 0%,5%, 10%) on the basis of …

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