EDF issues biggest green bond, plans more

Electricité de France launched its first green bond on Wednesday — at €1.4bn, the biggest ever in the format. Although two other private sector green bonds were launched on Monday, this is likely to be seen as the deal that opens the market for private issuers in Europe, thanks to its size and the prominence of its issuer.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 22 Nov 2013
“We are very excited, this is a fantastic day for us,” said Stéphane Tortajada, group head of finance and investments at EDF in Paris. “We were able to attract a book of €2.8bn. It’s a good start for us in the green bond market, and a good kick-off ...

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