Ireland open to green in 2018

Ireland is open to the possibility of adding green bonds to its funding mix as it looks to diversify its portfolio of debt instruments, according to the country’s head of funding.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 14 Dec 2017

Several other countries are also exploring the possibility of issuing sovereign green bonds, following in the footsteps of Poland at the end of last year and France in January.

“We continuously review developments in the market to ensure that the range of instruments optimises Ireland’s position as ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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3 Citi 9,037.14 14 9.79%
4 HSBC 7,587.14 11 8.22%
5 NatWest Markets 6,826.39 6 7.40%

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4 Deutsche Bank 15,761.17 21 7.86%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,209.83 40 7.09%

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3 HSBC 15,561.43 46 7.01%
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5 NatWest Markets 13,389.93 13 6.03%

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4 Barclays 32,503.80 92 5.90%
5 Deutsche Bank 30,222.31 83 5.48%