Some news are important but not big enough as to require a press release. Keep abreast of everything that’s going on at LuxSE in this news section.
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) tightens its partnership with the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE). The exchanges signed an agreement to launch a green bond index that synchronously displays quotes in China and Europe.
Call to action regarding the new framework, echoed in the MiFID II/MiFIR and MAR directives/regulations and which will impact issuers operating on LuxSE markets.
Did you know that over the last three years 28% of NWB Bank’s green bond proceeds have been invested in flood protection? The latest SEK 1.25bn bond is the 6th green bond of the Dutch bank displayed on LGX.
“Since the launch of LGX, there’s been a push, from both investors and issuers side, to expand the green bond market from simply a climate remit, to other aspects of socially responsible investment”, explains Robert Scharfe, CEO of LuxSE. (18 May 2017)
Burger King has listed its latest high-yield bond in Luxembourg. The US fast food chain chose the Euro MTF market to list their latest issuance.
Proceeds from the new notes have been used for repurchasing notes of Quick, another fast food chain, recently acquired by Burger King France.(16 May 2017)
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(15 May 2017)
BNDES, Brazil's National Bank for Economic and Social Development, issues its inaugural USD 1 billion green bond and lists it in Luxembourg. The proceeds will be used for the development, construction, or expansion of facilities for new and existing solar and wind projects. BNDES is the third green issuer from Brazil on Luxembourg Green Exchange. Welcome! (10 May 2017)
1000 international delegates from the International Capital Market Association met in Luxembourg in the first week of May to discuss the outlook for the industry at a time of rapid change in global financial markets.
(5 May 2017)
Jane Wilkinson is our newly appointed Head of Sustainable Finance. She brings a passion for sustainability and in-depth expertise in the financial sector. At LuxSE she will focus on ensuring that both the exchange’s clients and the company itself remain at the cutting edge of sustainable finance.
(24 April 2017)
The International Institute of Green Finance (IIGF), part of the Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) in Beijing, has partnered with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) to launch the CUFE-CNI Green Bond Index Series, the first Chinese Green Bond index to provide synchronous quotes between China and Europe.
(20 March 2017)
China Construction Bank Europe (CCB Europe) listed its EUR 3 billion Medium Term Note programme on the Euro MTF market. The proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes of the bank. It is the first time CCB Europe lists a programme in Luxembourg.
(1 January 2017)