ACEN lists P10-B ASEAN green bonds  

ACEN Corp. announced on Thursday that it had successfully issued and listed its maiden peso-denominated ASEAN green bonds with a principal amount of P10 billion. “We are grateful for the strong support of Philippine institutional and retail investors for the company’s maiden peso green bond issuance,” ACEN President and Chief Executive Officer Eric T. Francia […]

1st retail treasury bonds under Marcos jr. administration offered

THE Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) has launched the 28th tranche of its retail treasury bonds, the government’s first offering under the Marcos Jr. administration.“This issuance serves as an important component of the national government’s fundraising efforts to finance our development programs aimed at building a sustainable, inclusive, and broad-based economy,” said Finance Secretary Benjamin […]

SMC power unit lists P40-billion fixed-rate bonds

SMC Global Power Holdings Corp. successfully listed its P40-billion fixed-rate bonds at the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp., following a strong demand and confidence from investors in its continuous ability to provide reliable power. The bond offering, which was initially targeted to raise P30 billion, attracted the interest of investors, prompting the company to exercise […]

UnionBank’s P11-billion digital bond issuance listed at the secondary market

UNIONBANK of the Philippines, Inc. on Thursday listed its P11-billion digital peso bonds on the Philippine Dealing and Exchange Corp. (PDEx) for trading in the fixed-income market. “This pioneering issuance serves as a building block in UnionBank’s journey to embrace digitization and positive disruption in the industry. I am confident that this will be recognized […]

Strong demand for PHL’s first sustainability Samurai bond 

THE PHILIPPINES’ maiden issuance of sustainability bonds in Japan attracted strong demand, which Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said reflects increasing investor confidence in the country’s commitment to climate change mitigation.  The Philippines on Tuesday raised 70.1 billion Japanese yen or P29 billion from an offering of four-tranche sustainability bonds. The bonds had five-year, […]

Honda to Issue U.S. Dollar-Denominated Green Bonds (Unsecured Straight Bonds) to Accelerate its Environmental Initiatives

TOKYO, Mar 4, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that the company will issue U.S. dollar-denominated Green Bonds totaling US$2.75 billion for its initiatives toward the realization of a society that aims for zero environmental impact. The proceeds from the issuance of the Green Bonds will be used […]

Philippines eyes first green bonds

The Philippines is preparing to offer its first sovereign green bonds to fund climate mitigation projects, the Department of Finance (DoF) said on Friday.  In a statement, Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said a sustainable finance roadmap approved last month seeks to harness public and private investments to support the country’s transition to a clean, sustainable and climate-resilient economy.  “We are also in […]

Philippines to offer P30B in retail treasury bonds

The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) will offer peso-denominated, five-and-a-half-year retail treasury bonds (RTB) in a minimum principal amount of P30 billion ($603 million), with a swap offer for bonds falling due in 2022, it said on Friday.  The bond offer will be formally launched on Nov. 16 and follows the government’s first onshore retail dollar bond issue that raised […]

Phaeton Announces ESG Bond Exchange to Power Its Green Environmental Goals

Perth, Australia, Oct 1, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Phaeton, a decentralised ledger system, announced the launch of Phaeton ESG Bond Exchange powered by blockchain technology. The launch of its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Bond fits well with Phaeton’s core ethos of using its technology to make a positive social impact. In […]