Election lifts hopes of greener Germany, perhaps even green bond

Germany’s general election has put the Green party in a strong position to push for bolder policies on sustainability, and possibly to gain control of the energy ministry.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 12 Oct 2017

Bargaining to form a coalition may take some weeks, but the most likely outcome is a ‘Jamaica’ government of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union and its Christian Social Union allies in Bavaria, traditionally nicknamed ‘black’; the ‘yellow’ Free Democratic Party; and the Greens.

They have, respectively, 35%, 11% and ...

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Global Green Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Credit Agricole CIB 7,966.12 63 7.00%
2 HSBC 7,415.56 49 6.51%
3 BNP Paribas 5,849.54 39 5.14%
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5 Citi 5,031.45 24 4.42%