Swedish state green bond a ‘golden egg’, says minister

Expectations that Sweden will issue a sovereign green bond have risen, as a government inquiry this week recommended the idea.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 11 Jan 2018

The backing came in a 450 page report from the Inquiry to Promote the Market for Green Bonds, commissioned in December 2016 by Per Bolund, the minister for financial markets and consumer affairs.

Explaining why he set up the inquiry, Bolund said: “We believe green bonds are a ...

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Global Green Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 647.21 4 7.79%
2 Deutsche Bank 576.26 3 6.93%
3 UniCredit 461.69 3 5.55%
4 Barclays 458.32 2 5.51%
5 BNP Paribas 454.98 3 5.47%