31 Oct '16, 12pm

Full steam ahead for French rail network modernisation following SNCF's first green bond

Full steam ahead for French rail network modernisation following SNCF's first green bond

"The success of this inaugural transaction confirms the increasing interest of investors in firms where a sustainable development policy is at the heart of their industrial strategy," said Patrick Jeantet, president of SNCF Réseau. "It shows SNCF Réseau's willingness to diversify its investor base, especially among the socially-responsible investors. Following its successful inaugural dollar transaction at the end of September, SNCF Réseau has set a new milestone in the diversification of its financing programme through the issue of this Green bond."

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