Asia

“First Microfinance CLO Since 2007 Sold by Swiss Impact Investor”– BloombergQunit – July 30, 2019

On July 30, 2019 Bloomberg reported that “(im)pact investor responsAbility Investments AG sold a $175 million so-called microfinance collateralized loan obligation earlier this month with the help of JPMorgan Chase & Co., reviving a type of financing for emerging-market entrepreneurs and small businesses that last saw the light of day in 2007. The proceeds of […]

“Shinhan Financial issues $500 mn in green and sustainability bonds” – Pulse – July 30, 2019

On July 30, 2019 Pulse reported that “South Korea’s Shinhan Financial Group has successfully sold $500 million in green and sustainability bonds with a maturity of in 10 years and 6 months, becoming the country’s first financial holding firm to issue foreign currency-denominated contingent convertible bonds meeting the Basel III capital requirements.  Shinhan Financial Group […]