Daily Archives: 2, December 2023

Shell Completes Sale of Home Energy Businesses to Octopus Energy Group

(IN BRIEF) Shell Petroleum Company Limited, through its subsidiary Impello Limited, has successfully finalized the sale of its home energy businesses, Shell Energy Retail Limited (SERL) in the UK and Shell Energy Retail GmbH (SERG) in Germany, to Octopus Energy … Read the full press release

SDG Loan Fund Mobilizes Over $1.1 Billion to Advance United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in Emerging Markets

Allianz Trade Study Reveals Gap Between Perceived and Actual Inflation, with Germany Experiencing Significant Disparity

(IN BRIEF) The SDG Loan Fund, managed by Allianz Global Investors and originated and managed by FMO Investment Management, has successfully mobilized over $1.1 billion in private capital to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in emerging and … Read the full press release

Logicor’s Flagship Redevelopment of Logicor Park Daventry Achieves Construction Milestone

(IN BRIEF) Logicor, a prominent European logistics real estate owner, manager, and developer, has achieved a significant construction milestone in the redevelopment of its flagship UK scheme, Logicor Park Daventry. Acquired in 2021, the site is being transformed into three … Read the full press release

Bill Martyn-Smith of Logicor Honored with ‘Rising Star’ Award at Industrial Agents Society Awards

(IN BRIEF) Bill Martyn-Smith, the UK Asset Manager at Logicor, has been recognized with the prestigious “Rising Star” award at the annual Industrial Agents Society Awards in London. This accolade is highly regarded in the industry, acknowledging outstanding achievements and … Read the full press release

EBRD Extends $45 Million Financial Facility to Promote Green Lending and Trade in Uzbekistan

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting green lending and trade expansion in Uzbekistan by providing a financial facility of up to $45 million (€42.5 million) to Ipak Yuli Bank, a major private lender in … Read the full press release

Global Green Bond Initiative and African Development Bank Partner to Foster Green Bond Markets in Africa

(IN BRIEF) A coalition of development finance institutions and multilateral organizations forming the Global Green Bond Initiative (GGBI) has established a strategic partnership with the African Development Bank to collaborate on technical assistance aimed at promoting green bond markets in … Read the full press release

EU-Catalyst Partnership Announces €240 Million Investment in Groundbreaking Green Tech Projects

(IN BRIEF) At COP28 in Dubai, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Bill Gates, Founder of Breakthrough Energy, and European Investment Bank President Werner Hoyer revealed the first two European projects selected for support through the EU-Catalyst partnership: Ørsted’s FlagshipONE … Read the full press release

EIB and HBOR Agreement to Provide Half a Billion Euros to Croatian SMEs and Green Projects

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Hrvatska banka za obnovu i razvitak (HBOR) have signed an agreement to allocate €500 million to support Croatian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), mid-cap companies, and public-sector entities. The initial tranche of … Read the full press release

EIB Launches EU4Business Guarantee Facility to Boost SME Financing in Eastern Partnership Countries

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group has introduced the EU4Business Guarantee Facility, in collaboration with the European Investment Fund, aimed at supporting small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in Eastern Partnership countries, including Armenia. This initiative provides partial portfolio … Read the full press release