Symbiotics Launches First Sustainability Bond With ARMECONOMBANK OJSC in Armenia
Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, has arranged its first Sustainability Bond, that is also the first such bond in Armenia, by raising AMD 5,283,232,000 ($10,700,000) in local currency for ARMECONOMBANK OJSC (“AEB”).
This bond is issued via Symbiotics' sponsored bond issuance platform (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Bonds S.A.) under its Sustainability, Social and Green Bond Framework, which was certified in December 2019 by DNV GL. The Sustainability Bond will be listed on the Luxembourg Green Exchange within the Sustainability Bond section. The Sustainability Bond proceeds are to be fully used towards a four-year, senior unsecured, local currency loan to AEB.