EIB brings green bonds to sterling

By Nathan Collins
27 Mar 2014

The European Investment Bank sold the first sterling green bond from a public sector issuer on Wednesday. The deal's strong reception should encourage other issuers to look to print green bonds in the currency, said SSA bankers.

“We should see more of these deals in the future,” said a DCM banker at one of the leads. “We’ve seen the emergence of green bonds in dollars and euros so now sterling will probably follow suit. It takes a while for an investor base to develop, however, ...

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