SocGen breaks into Taiwan’s green market

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By Morgan Davis
02 Oct 2018

Société Générale became the first foreign bank to sell a Taiwanese dollar-denominated green bond on Tuesday, giving a fillip to the island state’s nascent green market.

The French bank’s NT$1.6bn ($52.37m) deal was divided between a NT$900m 0.85% 2023 bond, a NT$500m 1.12% 2028 note and a NT$200m 1.63% 2033 bond. Mark Liu, Société Générale's country head for Taiwan, said local banks and insurers were the main buyers.

The deal had been in the ...

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