Fixed Income

“British International Investment and Symbiotics partner to launch first-ever Green Basket Bond across Africa, South and Southeast Asia” – Symbiotics – June 14, 2022

In a press release distributed on June 14, 2022 Symbiotics reported: “British International Investment (“BII”), the UK’s development finance institution (DFI), has subscribed to a USD 75 million Green Basket Bond arranged by Symbiotics, a leading emerging markets access platform and financial lender. The green lending programme will direct much-needed financing (across multiple currencies) to […]

“Drought-Riven Chile Makes World First in Environmental Bonds” – Bloomberg – March 2, 2022

On March 2, 2022 Bloomberg reported that “Chile issued bonds tied to sustainability goals, the first nation in the world to do so, as the country wracked by a decade-long drought looks to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and obtain cheap financing. The government sold $2 billion in dollar-denominated, sustainability-linked bonds maturing in 20 years, according to […]