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Reduced funding forecast

Reduced funding forecast

Press releases   •   Jun 23, 2020 07:30 UTC

Kommuninvest has revised its funding forecast for 2020. The need for long-term funding, with maturities longer than one year, is expected to be approximately SEK 150-160 billion. This is lower than the previous forecast of SEK 150 to 170 billion.

Kommuninvest issues USD 1,25 billion in new benchmark bond

Kommuninvest issues USD 1,25 billion in new benchmark bond

Press releases   •   Jun 16, 2020 15:20 UTC

Kommuninvest today issued USD 1,25 billion in a new benchmark bond.

Kommuninvest issues SEK 5 billion in Green Bond

Kommuninvest issues SEK 5 billion in Green Bond

Press releases   •   May 18, 2020 14:00 UTC

Kommuninvest issues SEK 5 billion in Green Bond.

Kommuninvest is planning for green issue

Kommuninvest is planning for green issue

Press releases   •   May 14, 2020 07:00 UTC

Kommuninvest is planning for green issue.

Kommuninvest joins Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network

Kommuninvest joins Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network

Press releases   •   May 12, 2020 06:45 UTC

Kommuninvest joins Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network

Kommuninvest develops its issue procedure

Kommuninvest develops its issue procedure

Press releases   •   Apr 27, 2020 15:00 UTC

Kommuninvest develops its issue procedure

Kommuninvest issues 2 year bond in its USD programme

Kommuninvest issues 2 year bond in its USD programme

Press releases   •   Apr 23, 2020 16:30 UTC

Kommuninvest has issued USD 1 billion in a 2 year bond in its USD benchmark programme.

Region Kalmar County joins Kommuninvest as member no 291

Region Kalmar County joins Kommuninvest as member no 291

Press releases   •   Apr 22, 2020 07:00 UTC

Region Kalmar County joins Kommuninvest as member no 291.

The funding forecast for 2020 is revised

The funding forecast for 2020 is revised

Press releases   •   Apr 09, 2020 07:00 UTC

Kommuninvest has revised its funding forecast for 2020. The need for long-term funding, with maturities longer than one year, is now expected to amount to approximately SEK 150-170 billion. This is an increase by SEK 10 billion from the first forecast for this year.

Kommuninvest enables purchaces of Corona protective equipment

Kommuninvest enables purchaces of Corona protective equipment

Press releases   •   Apr 08, 2020 06:30 UTC

In the ongoing Corona crisis, many Swedish municipalities are too small to individually be able to purchase protective equipment, disinfectants etc at acceptable prices. SKL Kommentus inköpscentral (SKI) has therefore been instructed to carry out joint purchases on a large scale for the municipalities. For this to be feasible, Kommuninvest will provide an interest-free credit of SEK 500 million.

Kommuninvest Green Bonds contribute to cutting CO2 emissions by 611 000 tonnes

Kommuninvest Green Bonds contribute to cutting CO2 emissions by 611 000 tonnes

Press releases   •   Mar 30, 2020 09:06 UTC

2019 turned to be a good year for Kommuninvest’s Green Bonds. According to the Green Bonds Impact Report, December 2019, which is released today, 329 green investments together contributed to avoid or reduce annual CO2 emissions by around 611 000 tonnes. This corresponds to emissions from approximately 416 000 cars.

GPIF and Kommuninvest launch initiative to promote Green Bonds

GPIF and Kommuninvest launch initiative to promote Green Bonds

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2020 09:00 UTC

The Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan and Kommuninvest have recently formed a partnership to promote and develop sustainable capital markets through a focus on Green Bonds, as well as the incorporation of ESG assessments in fixed income investments.

”Our operations are accessible and stable”

”Our operations are accessible and stable”

Press releases   •   Mar 17, 2020 15:45 UTC

Kommuninvest has in recent weeks done extensive work to protect against infection and ensure that crisis preparedness is good. Now additional measures are added. Overall, Kommuninvest clearly has the capacity needed to maintain business-as-usual, with accesible and stable operations, in an extraordinary situation.

Kommuninvest introduces new issue procedure

Kommuninvest introduces new issue procedure

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2020 07:31 UTC

Kommuninvest introduces a new issue procedure.

Kommuninvest mandates Barclays, BNP Paribas, Danske Bank, J.P. Morgan and Swedbank for a series of EURO Green investor calls

Kommuninvest mandates Barclays, BNP Paribas, Danske Bank, J.P. Morgan and Swedbank for a series of EURO Green investor calls

News   •   Feb 19, 2020 14:30 UTC

Following the decision in October of adding EUR as a strategic currency​​, Kommuninvest has now mandated Barclays, BNP Paribas, Danske Bank, J.P. Morgan and Swedbank to enable a series of investor calls. The objective is to discuss Kommuninvest’s new strategic EUR funding and Green bond programme.

​Nordic issuers release 2020 update to their green bonds impact reporting guide

​Nordic issuers release 2020 update to their green bonds impact reporting guide

Press releases   •   Feb 19, 2020 09:00 UTC

A group of Nordic public sector issuers have updated their Position Paper on Green Bonds Impact Reporting, originally launched in 2017. Due to a changed emission factor for electricity, the guidelines will see Nordic issuers report less CO2 impact from many of their financed green investments. They also include recommendations related to the forthcoming EU Green Bond Standard and the Taxonomy.

​Kommuninvest i Sverige AB year-end report 2019: Increased demand for financing contributes to robust growth for Kommuninvest

Press releases   •   Feb 11, 2020 15:00 UTC

Kommuninvest, the Swedish local government debt office, increased its share of local government borrowings from 54 to 56 percent during 2019, according to its year-end report. Lending increased by 15 percent to SEK 407 (356) billion. Operating profit decreased to SEK 392.1 (752.5) million, explained partly by the members' decision to reduce lending margins.

Kommuninvest issues 6-year bond in SEK

Kommuninvest issues 6-year bond in SEK

Press releases   •   Jan 31, 2020 07:00 UTC

​Kommuninvest launches K2602, a new bond in its Swedish Benchmark Programme

Press releases   •   Jan 22, 2020 14:05 UTC

Kommuninvest intends shortly to issue a new bond in its Swedish Benchmark Programme, maturing in February 2026. A large part of Kommuninvest's borrowing comes from this programme, where a total of SEK 231 bn is currently outstanding in nine bonds. Kommuninvest, which finances more than half of the municipal sector's total loan debt, expects to borrow a total of SEK 140-160 billion in 2019.

​Kommuninvest awarded “neglible” ESG risk rating from Sustainalytics

Press releases   •   Jan 09, 2020 08:46 UTC

Kommuninvest has improved its ESG rating from Sustainalytics. In the latest evaluation Kommuninvest received an ESG Risk Rating score of 9.1, considered “negligible” according to Sustainalytics. This makes Kommuninvest part of the group of financial institutions with the lowest ESG risk rating from Sustainalytics.