EDF to start corporate green bond ‘waterfall’

Electricité de France aims to sell its first green bond next week — a deal that may herald a bulging pipeline for the product. As many as half a dozen or more corporate green bonds could be launched in the next three to eight months, writes Jon Hay. Private sector banks, too, are believed to be considering deals.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 15 Nov 2013

Green bonds have taken off in 2013 among supranational, agency and municipal issuers anxious to burnish their credentials as environmentally or socially responsible actors. But so far, very few companies or private sector issuers of any kind have followed suit.

EDF's trade will be a deal that ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 12,550.11 16 13.17%
2 Citi 8,945.86 13 9.39%
3 HSBC 8,757.05 9 9.19%
4 BNP Paribas 7,456.75 9 7.82%
5 Barclays 7,102.70 8 7.45%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 15,452.65 33 12.37%
2 JPMorgan 13,213.15 27 10.57%
3 Barclays 9,740.96 19 7.79%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,922.05 19 7.14%
5 HSBC 8,299.62 17 6.64%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 21,887.20 35 10.75%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 15,745.14 24 7.73%
3 HSBC 15,725.41 31 7.72%
4 BNP Paribas 14,270.46 23 7.01%
5 Barclays 13,882.61 26 6.82%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 37,805.41 128 8.67%
2 HSBC 30,046.11 89 6.89%
3 Citi 28,948.61 77 6.64%
4 Barclays 28,208.07 79 6.47%
5 Deutsche Bank 21,549.79 54 4.94%