Australia’s largest-ever green-bond deal marks the path to market growth, leads say

In the wake of the largest-ever green bond to price in the Australian dollar market – a capped A$750 million (US$575.1 million) seven-year issue by Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) – lead managers predict further evolution of the sector in 2017, including corporate supply. The state treasury corporation itself says it sees green bonds forming a regular component of its funding mix.