Investors demand more ESG as money pours in

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By Mike Turner
19 May 2020

Investors are clamouring for more environmental, sustainable and governance (ESG) themed bonds, as the panic of the last few months gives way to a renewed interest in the format.

Only a handful of corporates have printed ESG debt since the markets turned upside down on March 9 because of Covid-19, but more are waiting to come, with the UK’s Southern Water Services printing a debut £825m ($1bn) dual tranche sustainability-linked trade this week.

France’s BPCE will likely give ...

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