Middle East

“QNB green bond a sign of what’s to come as Gulf embraces ESG” – S&P Global – November 4, 2020

On November 4, 2020 S&P Global reported that “Qatar National Bank (QPSC)’s $600 million green bond issuance is a sign of growing investor demand for these instruments and could presage further activity in the Gulf Cooperation Council, with growing interest and awareness within corporate boardrooms. In the Gulf, sustainable development is increasingly important as governments […]

“Egypt launches its 1st green bond offering on London Stock Exchange” – Egypt Today – October 15, 2020

On October 15, 2020 Egypt Today reported that Egypt launched “in a virtual event, its first green bond offering on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The Egyptian government sovereign green bond offering is valued at $750 million with a five year term. This offering is the largest in the Middle East and North Africa region, and the first of its kind […]