Committed to green bonds development
KBN's Sigbjørn Birkeland has been elected executive committee member of Green Bond Principles (GBP), the leading international green bonds standard.
Oversubscribed Dollar benchmark
Tuesday 13th June 2017, KBN issued a USD 1 billion 3-year Benchmark bond. This was KBNs first 3-year Benchmark in American Dollars since 2013.
KBN appoints green committee
Capital is an important commodity in the green shift, but so too is knowledge. KBN has brought together important figures from climate research, the local government sector, environmental organisations and national agencies to investigate what constitute the most cost-effective environmental measures.
Solid first quarter performance for KBN
KBN’s net interest income in the first quarter was NOK 561 million compared to NOK 502 million in the same period of 2016. The increase is due to strong underlying operations and high demand for loans throughout the quarter.
KBN goes green - on New Zealand
A Kauri bond is a bond denominated in New Zealand Dollars that is issued by a foreign issuer (such as KBN). The first Kauri issue was completed by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) and KBN completed its first Kauri bond in 2007.