Turkish bank gets the green light

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By Frank Jackman
14 Jan 2020

Turkish lender Yapi Kredi ventured into the green bond market for the first time on Friday with a rare dollar private placement, its first since January 2016, according to Dealogic data.

The Turkish bank printed a $50m 6.05% December 2024 green bond on January 10. HSBC ran the deal. The issue price was undisclosed

“That’s a very interesting and nice deal,” said one banker away from the trade. “It’s a big ticket for a Turkish name. You ...

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