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  • Volkswagen plans Q1 bond market return after new €20bn backstop

    Volkswagen, the scandal-hit German car company, is intending to return to the unsecured bond market in the first quarter of 2016, once it has updated its MTN programme, the company's financing chief has told GlobalCapital.

    • 04 Dec 2015
  • Green bond market must be a broad church

    As the green bond market grows, participants are debating how to define it. Should deals have to offer additionality — proof that the projects would not have happened otherwise? Should pure play green companies be allowed to issue — and should oil companies? Sean Kidney and Manuel Adamini of the Climate Bonds Initiative and Bas Wetzelaer of Dutch investor Actiam argue that the market should embrace a wide range of issuer and deal types, as long as the activities financed genuinely help the climate.

    • 03 Dec 2015