V.E provides SPO on Finance of America Reverse’s Social Bond Framework

V.E  provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the sustainability credentials and management of Finance of America Reverse’s (FAR) so-called “Social Bond Framework”. The USD $571.4 million Bond, closed on February 2021 will refinance its portfolio of Reverse Mortgage (RM) loans. The Eligible Loans are regulated by the US Home and Urban Development’s (HUD) Home [...]

Vigeo Eiris provides a Second Party Opinion on the first Social Bond in Brazil issued by Banco ABC Brasil and subscribed by IDB Invest

It is the first Social Bond issued by a private financial institution in Brazil. The loans will be focused on financing medium-sized enterprises in less developed regions of Brazil and that support employment generation, as well as medium-sized enterprises and companies in the health sector negatively impacted by COVID-19. IDB Invest acted as structurer and [...]

Vigeo Eiris provides Second Party Opinion on the first Gender Bond issued in Latin America by Banistmo in collaboration with IDB Invest

IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, and Banistmo, a subsidiary of the Bancolombia Group, have announced the issuance of the first social gender bond in Latin America. Banistmo issued the bond and IDB Invest structured and bought 100% of the bond. The issuance makes Panama the first country in Latin [...]

Vigeo Eiris provides second-party opinion on Chile’s first Green & Social Bond

Chilean water utility company Aguas Andinas has successfully issued its first green and social bond – the first of its kind to be traded on the Santiago Stock Exchange. The funds will be used to finance projects for drinking water supply, resilient infrastructure and sewage sanitation. The fixed-income bond was issued for UF 1,500,000 with [...]

Vigeo Eiris provides a second-party opinion on the sustainability and management of Danone social bond

  This is the first Social Bond issued by a multinational company that is aligned with the Social Bond Principles set out by the International Capital Market Association. A few weeks after the integration of Environment Social and Governance (ESG) criteria in its €2bn syndicated loan, this bond issuance continues to support Danone's long-term ambition [...]

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