GlobalCapital SRI Awards 2019: our green expertise once again recognized
During the GlobalCapital Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets (SRI) Awards 2019, Crédit Agricole CIB was named Overall Most Impressive Investment Bank for Green/SRI Capital Markets, for the 6th consecutive year, highlighting our leadership and strong presence in the green and sustainable bond market, and Most Impressive Investment Bank for EMEA Green/SRI Capital Markets.
Several transactions arranged by the Bank were also rewarded in their category:
- Green Bond of the Year: the Kingdom of the Netherlands' Green Bond, for which Crédit Agricole CIB was special advisor,
- EMEA Green Bond of the Year: Telefónica's Green Bond, the first issued by a European telecom operator, which Crédit Agricole CIB arranged,
- APAC Green Bond of the Year: Hong Kong SAR's sovereign Green Bond, for which Crédit Agricole CIB was Structuring Advisor.
In addition to these awards, Tanguy Claquin, Global Head of the Sustainable Banking team, was named Most Impressive Green/SRI Investment Banker.
The Bank was also ranked second for the following awards: Most Impressive Investment Bank for Asia Pacific Green/SRI Capital Markets and Most Impressive Investment Bank for Green/SRI Loans, a fast-growing market in which the Bank actively contributes to development and innovation.
"The GlobalCapital SRI Awards honoured many of our clients’ transactions. Crédit Agricole CIB's coverage and product teams are extremely proud of the many transactions nominated during this event. The rankings also illustrate our leadership in green finance, both in France and abroad. As part of our medium term plan, we are positioned as a leading bank in “sustainable finance”, a major pillar of our strategic development."
Didier Gaffinel, Global Head of Global Coverage & Investment Banking
Moreover, the Bank was also actively involved in the following Deals of the Year:
Created in partnership with Euromoney Conferences, the GlobalCapital SRI Awards is the leading awards ceremony for the green, social and sustainable bond and loan market. It is based on an extensive survey of the main market players (issuers, investors, investment banks), which gives it a strong credibility.