HSBC-IFC fund signals: investors still want EM green credit

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By Jon Hay
02 Jun 2020

About $570m will be flowing into EM corporate green bonds in the next few months, after HSBC Global Asset Management and the International Finance Corp reached a third close on the fund they have set up to invest in them.

It has taken about 18 months for the HSBC Real Economy Green Investment Opportunity GEM Bond Fund (Regio) to reach the stage at which it can begin to invest.

The fund, which will emphasise climate change mitigation, is designed to bring what the sponsors see as the benefits ...

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