SSAs fill investors' Kangaroo pouches

By Frank Jackman
30 May 2019

A quartet of public sector borrowers placed paper in the Australian dollar market this week. Two European SSAs priced sustainable and climate awareness bonds: the European Investment Bank priced its third climate awareness Kangaroo on Tuesday, while Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten brought its sustainability bond programme back to the Aussie market on Wednesday. Meanwhile, a pair of agencies raised funding in Australian dollars on Thursday: Export Development Canada and Eurofima both tapped Kangaroos.

The European Investment Bank sold a A$400m five year climate awareness bond on Tuesday. It previously placed climate awareness bonds in Australian dollars in July 2017 and January 2018. The note pays a coupon of 1.7% and matures in November 2024. Joint leads Nomura, RBC Capital ...

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