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    EAPB member ICF jointly allocates €250 million to the construction and acquisition of social rental housing

    9 July 2018

    The Institut Català de Finances and the Agència de l’Habitatge de Catalunya are offering two types of loans with preferential conditions to promote and finance the construction and acquisition of social rental housing. The line of credit for financing the acquisition of housing has a budget of €110 M and will allow municipalities, non-profit entities and the third sector to acquire social rental housing. The loan for construction, with a budget of €140 M, is aimed at developers and will serve to increase the pool of social rental housing with the construction of 1,000 new homes.

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    EAPB member KommuneKredit issues EUR 750 million green bond

    1 July 2018

    KommuneKredit issued a EUR 750 million green bond with a 10-year term to maturity. KommuneKredit’s green bonds finance more than 200 local green projects across Denmark. The eligibility of the projects as a basis for KommuneKredit’s green bonds is assessed by a Green Committee. There are green projects from Frederikshavn to Rødby and from Esbjerg to Bornholm, and they include, among other things, solar heating plants, sustainable rainwater management and LED street lighting.

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    NRW.BANK‎.Green Bond again placed successfully in next to no time

    28 June 2018

    NRW.BANK has successfully issued its sixth € 500 million Green Bond within the space of just a few hours. The bond was oversubscribed more than three times and is used to finance environmentally friendly projects in North Rhine-Westphalia such as wind power plants and energy-efficient building refurbishments.

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    Very solid demand for the new public issue of CAFFIL, a EUR 500 million 20-year covered bond

    27 June 2018

    For its third public issue of the year, Caisse Française de Financement Local (CAFFIL) opted for a maturity of 20 years, very long and rarely offered on the covered bond market. The selected duration and size, EUR 500 million, match the maturity needs in terms of funding of its long term credits granted to French local governments and public hospitals as well as its refinancing loans for large French export contracts.

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    EAPB member Kommuninvest launches K2505, a new bond in its Swedish Benchmark Programme

    27 June 2018

    Kommuninvest will shortly, and market conditions permitting, issue a new bond under its Swedish Benchmark Programme. The bond, labelled K2505, will mature on 12 May 2025. Kommuninvest targets benchmark status for K2505, equivalent to SEK 3 billion outstanding on the first day of trading. Final terms are to be established shortly.

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