OP sets out rare Finnish green bond plans

OP Financial Group has laid out details of how it will use bond proceeds for green projects and businesses. FIG deals with a sustainable flavour have generally been well received this month, but not all of them have succeeded.

  • By Jasper Cox
  • 29 Oct 2018

Nordea issued a green bond in June 2017, before it moved its headquarters to Finland. But no other Finnish bank has used the format.

OP Financial Group will issue green bonds in order to finance projects and businesses dedicated to renewable energy, energy efficiency, green buildings, pollution ...

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 2,007.05 8 7.35%
2 Barclays 1,796.79 8 6.58%
3 UniCredit 1,612.51 9 5.90%
4 DNB Markets 1,577.99 3 5.78%
5 RBC Capital Markets 1,529.57 5 5.60%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 3,754.46 8 8.10%
2 Citi 3,099.14 12 6.68%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 2,856.43 6 6.16%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,525.67 10 5.45%
5 UBS 2,487.84 9 5.37%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 4,205.29 10 16.76%
2 BNP Paribas 2,841.66 4 11.33%
3 JPMorgan 2,481.15 13 9.89%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,083.58 8 8.31%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,049.00 6 8.17%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Natixis 1,277.72 4 8.80%
2 Barclays 1,252.42 5 8.62%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 1,206.85 4 8.31%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,183.61 4 8.15%
5 UniCredit 1,182.66 4 8.14%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 201.08 2 18.64%
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 201.08 2 18.64%
3 UniCredit 113.58 1 10.53%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 113.58 1 10.53%
3 Citi 113.58 1 10.53%