17.09.2019 - RBI successfully continues its green bond strategy

Second green benchmark issue meets growing investor demand

Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) has successfully placed its second benchmark green bond issuance today and confirms its commitment to the green bond market. The new issue, targeting institutional investors, raised EUR 750 million for 7 years and carries a 0.375 per cent coupon, equivalent to 75 basis points over mid swaps. With demand in excess of EUR 1.8 billion, the orderbook was significantly oversubscribed. The proceeds from the bond will be used to finance environmentally friendly housing and commercial real estate, as well as green transport infrastructure and transportation projects in Central and Eastern Europe.

“We want to make our contribution towards more sustainability. Green bonds are an important pillar of our sustainability strategy and provide an interesting investment opportunity for investors“ said Martin Grüll, CFO of RBI, about the issuance. “The high level of demand shows that green bonds are no longer a niche topic and are met with wide interest from investors“ explains Grüll.

Krenn-Ditz

Ingrid Krenn-Ditz

Head of Group Communications
Corporate Spokeswoman
Raiffeisen Bank International AG
Am Stadtpark 9, 1030 Wien
Tel: +43-1-71707-6055
Fax: +43-1-71707-3802
ingrid.krenn-ditz@rbinternational.com