DBJ plans first SRI bond under updated framework for Covid-19

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By Burhan Khadbai
30 Sep 2020

The Development Bank of Japan will kick-off a series of investor calls on Thursday for its first sustainability bond under its freshly updated framework, which includes assets related to its response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Bank of America, Crédit Agricole, Daiwa Capital Markets and JP Morgan (sustainability structuring agent) have been mandated as joint lead managers to arrange the investor calls ahead of a potential euro benchmark four to seven year sustainability bond.

DBJ is no stranger to sustainability ...

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