Capital Markets

“Kenya’s first green bond starts trading on the bourse” – Reuters – January 13, 2020

On January 13, 2020 Reuters reported that “Kenya’s first green bond was listed for trading on the Nairobi Securities Exchange on Monday, offering investors the chance to put money into an environmentally-friendly fixed income security for the first time in the bourse’s 65 year history. The bond, worth 4.3 billion shillings ($42.5 million), was issued […]

“Philippines cat bond illustrates Singapore – World Bank alignment on ILS” – Artemis – November 27, 2019

On November 27, 2019 Artemis reported that “Singapore and the World Bank aligned their missions to collaborate on the recent landmark first catastrophe bond issuance for the Philippines, as the pair look to stimulate insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuance in Asia as a financial solution for climate resilience. The Philippines catastrophe bond, IBRD CAR 123-124 which completed last […]