Swedish Investors Rush to EIB COVID-19 Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Wednesday, April 1st, the EIB issued a new SEK3 billion three-year Sustainable Awareness Bond (SAB) to fund the fight against...

NIB Launches COVID19 Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) issued its first, €1 billion NIB Response Bond on Monday, March 30th. Funds from this transaction...

Pfizer Issues COVID19 SDG Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Pfizer announced it the issuance of a US$1.25 billion ten-year “sustainability” bond aiming to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),...

Engie, AfDB and IADB Navigate Coronavirus Turmoil

Stockholm (NordSIP) - As the COVID19 pandemic continues to plague the world, financial markets continue to reel from the volatility it leaves in its...

Swedish Investors Back COVID19 Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - According to reports from Alecta, Folksam and Länsförsäkringar the IFC issued a SEK3 billion social bond to provide financial support and...

Landsvirkjun Follows Enel with SDG13-Linked Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Landsvirkjun issued US$80 million in SDG-linked bonds placed privately with US and UK institutional investors. The securities are linked to the...

Vattenfall’s Dark Green Bond Overcomes COVID19

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Vattenfall has issued its second green bond on Thursday, March 5th. The fixed-rate note was worth €500 million, pays a 0.05%...

Reykjavik Energy Taps Long Term Green Bonds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Orkuveita Reykjavikur (OR; Reykjavik Energy) issued ISK2.34 billion (US$18.33 million) via two series of green bonds maturing in 2034 and 2055....

Länsförsäkringar Triples Green Bond Holdings

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Länsförsäkringar announced that its investments in green and sustainable bonds tripled in 2019, from SEK3.2 billion at the start of 2019...

Chile and France Make a Splash

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The 2020 green bond market has started with a splash, with France and Chile issue a combined US$5.5 billion equivalent in...

Nordic Investors Rush to Tap of SDG Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The World Bank's International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) conducted a NOK500 million tap of its Sustainable Development Bond bond...

Strong Demand for Norwegian Salmon Green Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Thursday, January 23rd, Mowi ASA issued an inaugural €200 million five-year floating-rate Green bond. Starting from initial price talk (IPT)...

US$1 Trillion Green Bonds by the Summer?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Global green bond issuance reached US$263 billion in 2019, a 40% increase from 2018 and a far cry from the US$1.8...

Fana Sparebank Lists First NOK Covered Green Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On Thursday, January 9th, the Norwegian bank Fana Sparebank listed the first NOK green covered bond in the Oslo stock exchange,...

How Green are Airport Green Bonds?

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the start of December, Swedavia issued a SEK1 billion green bond maturing in 2020 and offering a fixed interest rate...

New Sustainable Bond Network For More Transparency

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Nasdaq announced the launch of the Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network, a global, publicly available web-based platform designed to improve transparency in the...

New Dark Green Hybrid Bond for a Carbon-Free World

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At the end of November, Ørsted launched a new green hybrid bond  €600 million maturing in 3019. The bond pays a...

New Transition Bond Launches Successfully

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Crédit Agricole CIB announced it had issued a €100 million Transition Bond at AXA's “Climate Impact Day” event in Paris. The...

The First Icelandic Social Bond

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Reykjavik Social Housing (RSH) announced it had issued the first social bond in Iceland, worth ISK6.4 billion (€46m). The bonds, guaranteed by...

Enel’s SDG Bond: Looking for Additionality

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The Italian energy giant Enel issued a €2.5 billion multi-tranche bond linked to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development...
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