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  • Stockland successfully places Australia’s first green bond, but no blowout

    Stockland, one of Australia’s largest property developers, on Thursday launched the first green bond from an Australian issuer. The €300m bond, rated A-, was sold into a European market that had recovered well from a bout of turbulence last week, and was fully placed with high quality investors. But it was no blowout.

    • 23 Oct 2014
  • Stockland first Aussie green bond no blowout

    Stockland, one of Australia’s largest property developers, on Thursday launched the first green bond from an Australian issuer. The €300m bond, rated A-, was sold into a European market that had recovered well from a bout of turbulence last week and was fully placed with high quality investors. But it was no blowout.

    • 23 Oct 2014
  • Prudential first to back Swansea Bay tidal lagoon

    Prudential, the UK insurance company, has become the first investor to commit construction funding for a tidal power project off the Welsh coast.

    • 20 Oct 2014
  • Longer and cheaper: Dignity refinances £595m securitization

    Dignity, the UK funeral services business, has completed the refinancing of its whole business securitization, issued in 2002. The exchange offer and issue of new notes allows it to extend the average maturity of its bonds from 10 to 22 years, and still save £7m a year of interest costs.

    • 13 Oct 2014