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Tesco blazes holistic trail to sustainability

April 22, 2021

UK retailer’s debut sustainability-linked bond was underpinned by synergies between its business and finance.

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Fifty-year bonds are France’s sweet spot

March 29, 2021

The French government began the year by issuing a blockbuster half-century bond. But its fundraising chief urges caution. 

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Housing champion SBB on building social bond success

March 1, 2021

With its $700m social bond, Swedish infrastructure group illustrates role corporates can play in budding asset class.

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Enagás’s nimble strategy pays off

February 1, 2021

A record-low coupon sets up the Spanish utility’s financing for years to come.

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Allianz brings RT1 market to life

January 4, 2021

Bold transaction by German insurer has brought nascent class into the mainstream. 

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Germany greens its reference rate

December 1, 2020

Germany has made long-awaited green sovereign bond debut with innovative 'twin-bond' approach

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Bank of Ireland’s €1bn AT1 spree

November 2, 2020

Borrowing the approach of ‘wall-crossing’ from the equity markets, the bank was able to achieve a good outcome in highly challenging conditions.

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Mask sales a boon for GVS’s long-planned IPO

October 9, 2020

Surge in demand for GVS’s filtration products has helped push its long-aspired IPO over the line. 

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SIG achieves significant repackaging of its capital structure

September 9, 2020

Swiss group SIG Combibloc leveraged improved credit rating to enable €1.55bn refinancing.

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Snam pioneers natural gas sector’s green transition

August 12, 2020

Italian energy company has come to market with its first transition bond, building on foundations of its groundbreaking 2019 'climate action bond'.

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