GTJAI Announces Subscription of HKD 70.1 Billion Green and Sustainable Bonds for 2021

SHANGHAI, January 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Guotai Junan International (GTJAI: 01788.HK), the leading internationalization player among Chinese securities brokers, announced on Thursday that the company has participated in the underwriting HK$70.1 billion green bond and sustainability bond issuance in 2021, up 271% year-on-year.

GTJAI participated in a total of 29 batches of green bond and sustainability bond issuances last year, up 164% year-on-year, making it a top performer on the primary green bond market in hong kong among all Chinese securities firms.

Along with other high-quality financial services, GTJAI has helped channel international capital into green industries and satisfy the demand of its corporate and institutional clients for green and sustainable transformation as well as potential ESG risk management.

In September 2021the company acted as joint green structure consultant, global coordinator, accountant and principal director of the 200 million US dollars 5-Year Fixed Rate Senior Green Bond Issuance by Guangzhou Metro Group Co., Ltd. The batch of green bonds, whose work focused on low-carbon transformation projects, received an A+ rating from Fitch Ratings, green certification from Sustainalytics, a leading global provider of ESG research, ratings and data, and Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (HKQAA) seal certification. Favored by many reputable national and foreign institutional investors, this batch of green bonds was subscribed 11 times in issue.

In November 2021GTJAI served as Global Coordinator, Accountant and Senior Director of 240 million US dollars 5-year senior unsecured sustainable bond issuance by Shangyu Urban Construction and Development Group Co., Ltd. The batch of sustainable bonds was the first batch of sustainable bonds sold in the overseas market by a Chinese state-owned company located in the Yangtze River Delta.

In January this year, GTJAI facilitated the issuance of a batch of USD-denominated 5-year fixed rate senior unsecured S-bonds by Guangzhou Development District Holding Group Ltd., as a joint structural consultant. Green, Global Coordinator, Accountant and Senior Manager. .

In the selection of programs, the company always gives priority to environmentally friendly investment and financing programs in order to put the ESG concept into practice in order to promote sustainable development.

In August 2021GTJAI has joined the Hong Kong Green Finance Association to seize new opportunities in green finance and fulfill its social responsibilities to foster a more inclusive low-carbon economy.

SOURCEGuotai Junan International

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