Briljant! ABN AMRO debuts with green property bond, 1st euro zone Certified Climate Bond! Huge roadshow success sees deal upsized to EUR500m ($556m) yet still oversubscribed by x2 with EUR1bn of orders! 5yr, A2/A, 0.75%

Netherlands State-owned bank ABN AMRO has just closed a EUR500m ($556m) green property bond deal – the first euro zone green bond to be certified under the

Howzat! ANZ Bank issues A$600m ($464m) green bond to finance green property + renewables! Certified under Climate Bonds Standard - it’s a hit! Oversubscribed & attracts new investors. 3.25%, 5yr, Aa2e/AA-

Today, Australia and New Zealand Bank (ANZ), Australia’s third largest bank, closed their A$600m ($464m) inaugural green bond deal – and the largest Certified Climate Bond to date. The 5-year bond has a semi-annual coupon of 3.25% and is rated Aa2e/AA-. ANZ was underwriter of the bond.

Wkly blog: 2nd Stockholms Lans Landsting green bond SEK1.8bn ($215m); convertible bonds from China’s United PV ($100m) + deals in the pipeline: ANZ Bank’s certified Climate Bond; 1st Brazilian green bond from BRF roadshow; 1st Mexican green bond ($125m)

This week we have a lot of exciting green bond gossip about a strong pipeline of really diverse issuance coming through.

Municipal bonds

Second green issuance from Stockholms Lans with SEK 1.8bn ($215) green bond in two tranches (SEK1.5bn, 6yr, 1%, AA+ and SEK300m, 6yr, £MS+32BPS, AA+)

Wkly blog: First San Fran green muni bond ($32.9m) 40% oversubscribed & attracts new investors! Largest ever SEK green bond from Swedish PPP Fortum, SEK 2.5bn ($300m); BoA issues 2nd green bond ($600m); Green bond reports from Regency Centers and Vornado

This week we’ve seen two sizeable corporate green bonds come to market: a US$600m bond from repeat issuer Bank of America and a first issuance of SEK2.5bn ($300m) from Swedish energy provider Fortum Varme. There has also been a smaller green municipal bond issuance ($32.9m) from San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

The review: first ever green covered bond (Pfandbrief) issued by German giant BerlinHyp - EUR500m, 7yr, 0.125%, AAA and 4x oversubscribed! Wunderbar!

The first EVER green Pfandbrief is a hit with 4x oversubscription AND 15 brand new investors for BerlinHyp! Plus it’s greening the cover pool – which is seriously cool! EUR 500m ($545m), 7 yr, 0.125%, Aaa/AA+