Debut Dutch green bond lures more than 20 billion euros of orders

A rootop view of Amsterdam from SkyLounge on the 11th floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam April 2, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Kooren

LONDON (Reuters) – Investors piled into the Netherlands’ inaugural, triple-A rated sovereign green bond on Tuesday, placing 21.2 billion euros ($23.7 billion) of orders for the environmentally friendly paper. The Dutch debt agency said it had given preference to investors that could prove their ecological credentials. Thirty-two investors had registered as green before the 20-year […]

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