BOC prints triple decker in ‘landmark’ green bond

By Max Bower
07 Jul 2016

The Asian debt market has had a slow but steady stream of deals since the Brexit vote on June 23, but Bank of China blasted the issuance window wide open on Tuesday with a $3bn five tranche, multi-currency transaction — the region’s largest international green bond. Max Bower reports.

BOC added plenty of feathers to its cap with this deal. Besides being the largest international green bond from Asia, it was also the first green bond to be sold by the New York branch of a Chinese bank, a source with knowledge of the deal said.

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