EIB smashes sterling SRI SSA size record

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By Burhan Khadbai
30 Jul 2019

The European Investment Bank (EIB) set a new record on Tuesday by bringing the largest ever socially responsible investment (SRI) bond in sterling by a public sector borrower — comfortably breaking the previous record set only last week by KfW.

“Something big is happening in the UK SRI bond market and the EIB always sees these things early,” said a head of SSA DCM at one of the leads. “There’s a bigger focus on green in the UK with things like the UK’s new Green Finance Institute and ...

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