Meridian Energy

Wednesday, 02 September 2020
Oct/Nov 2020

Meridian rolls out all-green financing strategy

Meridian Energy became the latest New Zealand corporate issuer to certify its entire debt programme under environmental criteria, with the 26 August launch of its green financing programme. All Meridian’s debt instruments – a book totalling NZ$1.8 billion (US$1.2 billion) – are covered by the programme, which means its existing and, potentially, future domestic and US private placement issuance is now in green-bond format.

Thursday, 16 March 2023

Investor demand drives price tighter for Meridian’s inaugural green bond

Meridian Energy’s retail green bond priced the day before the Silicon Valley Bank crisis hit newsstands. Market participants say the deal’s result provides further proof of the strength of New Zealand’s retail corporate bond market. Global primary markets have been all but shut since the shock, but Kiwi Property Group proceeded with its launch on 14 March, suggesting the New Zealand retail market is pushing ahead.

View all Meridian Energy news