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The vehicle marks a major expansion of Amundi’s impacting investing activity.
A syndicate of banks issue the ‘largest sustainability-linked loan’ in MENA real estate to the Majid Al Futtaim Group.
Issuance has shot up in the first half of this year, underlining the importance of best practice being applied.
A data centre platform owned by Asterion Industrial Partners has linked €320 million of project financing against three ESG indicators.
The private debt firm has written a giant direct loan, its first to have a margin linked to ESG targets.
ESG lending is one of the fastest-growing opportunities in the sustainable investing market.
ELFA and LMA have teamed up to provide a sustainability best practice guide for loan providers.
The main investor concern was that companies may be able to reap the benefits of 'greenium'-style interest savings while avoiding meeting, or even testing, key performance indicators.
Amy Kennedy, a leveraged finance partner at law firm Akin Gump, describes the development of a market trend that ‘will only continue.'