MuniFin started to offer green finance – loans and leasing – for the environmentally friendly projects of its customers in the beginning of 2016. Green finance is offered to selected projects that promote the transition to low-carbon and climate resilient growth. These projects seek to mitigate or adapt to climate change.
MuniFin funds its operations through international capital markets. During the past 20 years, we have established a strong presence in the main capital markets and built a reputation as one of the most flexible and investor driven borrowers.
MuniFin priced the first SSA 5-year EUR benchmark of 2019, and the first EUR deal from a Nordic issuer on 9 January 2019. This is also MuniFin’s second 5-year Euro benchmark to-date.
In 2019 MuniFin forecasts to issue approximately EUR 7.1 billion of long-term funding. This amount is based on the redemption profile of existing funding, forecast net growth in customer finance as well as the overall liquidity purposes of the company.
MuniFin tied for first place among Nordic municipal agencies in a survey conducted by a Swedish research company Prospera.
Action-focused dialogue between industry and public sector experts is needed to implement the EU strategy for sustainable finance in the Baltic-Nordic region.
Responsible investing is a worldwide phenomenon that is growing at a pace that is hard to fathom. The market is worth hundreds of billions – and soon trillions – of euros, writes Antti Kontio in the MuniFin blog.
mtn-i published the winners of its first ever Uridashi Awards, launched to celebrate the successful issuers and banks in the Japanese market. The Uridashi bonds are sold to Japanese retail investors.
Antti Kontio has been appointed as the new Head of Funding of MuniFin. Kontio will report to Joakim Holmström, who previously headed the MuniFin’s funding team and was appointed in March as the Executive Vice President, Capital Markets. Holmström is also a member of the company’s Executive Management Team.