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  • HLEG report offers blueprint of sustainable finance system

    Europe has a good chance of being able to make a real start on greening its financial system, according to members of the High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, which delivered its report to the European Commission on Wednesday.

    • 31 Jan 2018
  • EU needs official Green Bond Standard, HLEG to advise

    The European Commission is being advised to set up a comprehensive Sustainability Taxonomy by 2020 to guide investment decisions towards a greener economy, and to develop an official EU Green Bond Standard. These are key recommendations of its High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, according to a leaked draft copy of its report seen by GlobalCapital.

    • 29 Jan 2018
  • Sears downgraded after announcing $1.3bn distressed debt exchange

    US retailer Sears announced its intention on Tuesday to swap unsecured and senior secured debt into new payment-in-kind notes that could be converted into common stock. Seeing this as a distressed debt exchange, Fitch Ratings quickly downgraded the retailer to C.

    • 23 Jan 2018
  • Survey shines light on 3.29m index tally

    The Index Industry Association on Monday revealed that its members administered about 3.29m indices around the world, with more than 95% of those referencing equities.

    • 22 Jan 2018
  • Cheap funding lures Sonic back to ABS market

    Fast food chain Sonic Drive-In is marketing a securitization this week, with executives saying this month that they would be looking to lock in a “favorable” interest rate to refinance a 2016 deal.

    • 17 Jan 2018
  • Swedish report recommends cash for green bond issuers

    Green bond issuers could be encouraged with a payment from the government if the bond finances a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions, according to a report for the Swedish government this week.

    • 12 Jan 2018