Structured Bonds - All Articles

  • Securitization could open floodgate for green finance

    ABS market participants speaking on Thursday said they are confident that the use of securitization could open up the market for financing green initiatives, but a lack of standardization and regulatory hurdles could keep the market from going mainstream.

    • 30 Nov 2017
  • Bazalgette cleans up 10 year demand with green bond

    Bazalgette Finance issued its first benchmark bond on Wednesday, when it found itself the only corporate issuer in Europe on the day before the US Thanksgiving holiday.

    • 22 Nov 2017
  • EIB, China start harmonising green bonds

    A technical document designed to connect China’s green bond market with that of the Western world could also be a first step in building a globally coherent green bond market, in which bonds of different kinds are more comparable.

    • 16 Nov 2017
  • Investors’ call at COP 23: give us projects to invest in

    Financial institutions will be making a flurry of announcements at the COP 23 climate change conference in Bonn over the next fortnight, detailing new initiatives and pledges. But more important may be any signs that countries are getting better at turning their climate ambitions into projects investors can put money into.

    • 07 Nov 2017
  • Trump picks 'Yellen 2.0' to keep bull market running

    Capital markets breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday, as it became clear US president Donald Trump was going to pick Jerome Powell as the next Fed chair — a choice seen as most likely to keep the US equity bull run going, writes Sam Kerr.

    • 02 Nov 2017
  • Housing & Care 21 builds legion of new investors

    Housing & Care 21, a provider of housing and care services for the elderly in the UK, made a successful debut corporate bond debut on Wednesday when it sold a £250m 30 year deal that grew its sector's presence in the sterling market.

    • 01 Nov 2017