Portugal’s first ever green bond lists on Euronext Dublin
EDP Finance B.V., a subsidiary of Portugal’s leading electricity operator EDP, lists Portugal’s first ever green bond on the Main Securities Market of Euronext Dublin. The €600m green bond was issued under EDP and EDP Finance BV’s €13.5bn medium term note (MTN) programme. The green bond has a maturity date of October 2025.
EDP is a vertically integrated utility company that has electricity, gas and renewable energy operations primarily in Portugal, Spain, Brazil, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Italy, the United Kingdom, Belgium, France and Greece.
EDP is a listed company whose ordinary shares are publicly traded on the regulated market of Euronext Lisbon.
Ireland’s first ever green sovereign bond raised €3bn
The Portuguese listing follows the listing earlier this month of Ireland’s first ever green sovereign bond from the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) which raised €3bn. The NTMA has indicated that the proceeds will be allocated against eligible green projects, which primarily address climate change mitigation and adaptation, clean water and wastewater treatment, amongst other core environmental policy objectives.
Euronext Dublin attracts green bond issuers from around the world
These recent listings consolidate Euronext Dublin’s position as the exchange of choice for green issuers looking to access EU investors. Its green bond listings include issuers from China - China General Nuclear Power Corporation, China Three Gorges Corporation, Spain - Acciona, Mexico - NAFIN, Germany - Senvion, Scandinavia - Swedish Export Credit Corporation, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken & Stockholms läns landsting and multinationals - Enel, Getlink.
Euronext is #1 exchange globally for listing debt
Euronext Dublin is part of Euronext Group, the pan-European exchange, and is designated as its centre of excellence for the listing of debt & funds and ETFs. Euronext is the #1 exchange globally for listing bonds with >37,000 listings from 90 countries around the globe.
- Details of EDP Finance B.V.’s debt listing
- EDP Finance B.V.s MTN programme
- EDP Finance B.V.’s final terms
- Details of Irish Government’s first ever green bond