Rome, March 18, 2021
FS has issued its third green bond for a nominal value of 1 1 billion and for a period of 7 years.
The coupon was set at 0.375%, spreading over 60 basis points above the final mid-swap rate.
The activity completed today represents the largest Green binding Released by FS so far and the lowest coupon for FS public release.
Total orders were about 75 1.75 billion from about 90 investors, strong demand from Italy and 35% from overseas, Front row From Italy and France.
75% of the allotted orders came from ESG investors, which guaranteed stability issues. In fact, all Greenpeace-funded programs guarantee energy efficiency improvements, reducing CO2 emissions, and more. Change Model for train.
This issue is FS Italian’s third green bond after being placed in 2017 and 2019, and will be dedicated to funding eligible green projects in line with the FS Green Bond framework. In particular, nearly 80% of the proceeds will be used to fund the purchase of pop and rock regional trains, and the rest will be dedicated to ETR 1000 high-speed trains, somewhat used for the first time in Spain.
For this activity, FS Italian was certified by the Climate Bonds initiative, a non-profit organization that promotes sustainable funding globally as a tool to combat climate change. CBI certification and FS Italian-funded programs confirm FS’s strong commitment to ESG issues, which are encouraged by the Group through sustainable financial activities.
Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs International, IMI-Indesa Sanpolo, ING, Morgan Stanley, KnotWest Markets, Sandander and Unicredit have served as joint lead managers and joint book runners in stock companies.