Ireland and SGP soar through green debuts

bamboo px230
By Craig McGlashan
11 Oct 2018

Ireland this week added its name to the growing list of sovereign green bond issuers, achieving one of its main goals as it diversified its investor base. A debut French agency issuer joined the sovereign on Wednesday, printing its first ever deal — which also came from the first ever Green Euro Medium Term Note programme.

While Ireland’s decision to enter the green bond market included the usual factors for a sovereign of seeking to take a lead for other issuers in its country as well as providing liquidity and — of course — tackling climate change, the format offered a perhaps idiosyncratic advantage ...

Please take a trial or subscribe to access this content.

Contact our subscriptions team to discuss your access:

Or sign up for a trial to gain full access to the entire site for a limited period.

Free Trial

Corporate access

To discuss GlobalCapital access for your entire department or company please contact our subscriptions sales team at: or find out more online here.