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Stu Taylor, Algomi

BNY Mellon and HSBC team with Algomi to unlock corporate bond liquidity

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 10:53

BNY Mellon and HSBC are each partnering with Algomi, a bond market infrastructure provider, to expand corporate bond trading opportunities for their custody clients and the wider market. »

Brett Tarleton, Kroll

KBRA adds Managing Director of Business Development

Mon, 16/10/2017 - 09:00

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has appointed Brett Tarleton to the role of Managing Director within the Business Development group. »

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Tradeweb sees record number of Spanish bonds traded

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 09:53

A record volume of Spanish bonds traded on Tradeweb’s European Government Bond platform last week following the Catalan independence referendum vote. »

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IREDA completes inaugural Green Masala bond listing on SGX

Wed, 11/10/2017 - 09:04

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA), a Public Limited Government Company that provides financial support for renewable energy projects in India, has completed the inaugural Green ruppe-denominate, or Masala bond, listing on Singapore Exchange (SGX). »

Sean Kidney, Climate Bonds

Kestrel Verifiers is newest Approved Verifier under Climate Bonds Standard

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 09:55

The Climate Bond Standards Board has confirmed Kestrel Verifiers as an Approved Verifier under the Climate Bond Standards and Certification Scheme.   »

John Rochester, Mourant

Mourant Ozannes advises Saudi Aramco on USD10bn Islamic bond issuance programme

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 09:51

Mourant Ozannes has advised the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, otherwise known as Saudi Aramco, in connection with the corporate structuring of its first Sukuk Issuance Programme, for an issuance of up to SAR37.5 billion (USD10 billion) Sukuk (Islamic bonds), and its SAR11.25 billion (USD3 billion) Sukuk issuance under the Programme. »

Sean Kidney, Climate Bonds

Green and ‘climate-aligned’ bond universe now stands at USD895bn outstanding issuance

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 08:59

The global climate-aligned bond universe now stands at USD895 billion outstanding issuance – a jump of USD201 billion from the 2016 figure. This total is comprised of unlabelled climate-aligned bonds at USD674 billion and labelled green bonds at USD221 billion. »

Tom Graff, Brown Advisory

Brown Advisory launches Sustainable Bond Fund

Wed, 09/08/2017 - 09:47

Brown Advisory has launched the Brown Advisory Sustainable Bond Fund, which seeks to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns over time by incorporating rigorous environmental, social and governance (ESG) research. »

Bernard Fairman, Foresight

Foresight launches new Smart Bonds Fund

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 10:11

Foresight Group (Foresight) has launched Tranche A of its innovative Foresight Smart Bonds Fund, which offers investors the choice to invest over one-, two- or three-year fixed terms for between 4.07 per cent and 4.83 per cent rates of interest per annum. »

Sean Kidney, Climate Bonds

New EU Green Securities Steering Committee to Identify Climate Finance Opportunities

Tue, 04/07/2017 - 10:30

Jointly convened by the Climate Bonds Initiative and the European Covered Bond Council (ECBC) with the support of the UNEP Inquiry (UNEP–FI) the European Green Securities Steering Committee (EGSSC) held its inaugural meeting on 29 June, 2017. »

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