KommuneKredit issues inaugural SOFR-linked FRN
On Thursday 9 September 2021, KommuneKredit issued its inaugural SOFR-linked Floating Rate Note; a 4-year USD 700 million bond. The transaction attracted a high quality orderbook with particularly strong support from the bank treasury community.
The mandate for KommuneKredits inaugural 4-year USD 700 million SOFR-linked bond was announced on Wednesday 8 September at 10:45 CET. Books opened the
KommuneKredit announces Interim Report for 1st Half of 2021
▪ Pre-tax profit amounted to DKK 299 million.
▪ Lending and leasing decreased by DKK 1.3 billion to DKK 191.2 billion from year-end 2020 as an increase in net lending of DKK 3.8 billion was countered by a decrease in value adjustments of DKK 5.1 billion.
▪ Net interest income amounted to DKK 180 million against DKK 221 million in the same period last year.
▪ Comprehensive incom
KommuneKredit's AAA rating affirmed by Standard & Poor's
The credit rating agency, Standard & Poor’s, has announced its annual credit rating of KommuneKredit in which they affirm the company’s AAA rating. The outlook is stable.
In its credit rating, Standard & Poor’s places special emphasis on:
Very high credit quality in the municipal and regional sector, which is expected to continue despite the economic uncertainty in the lig
KommuneKredit’s financing supports the ambitious green transition of Danish municipalities and regions
Since 2017, KommuneKredit’s Green Committee has approved 504 green loans worth DKK 22.4 billion in total to support the green transition in local and regional Denmark. The estimated annual CO2 reduction attributed to the projects financed with proceeds from KommuneKredit’s green bonds amounts to approximately 1.74 mega tonnes, which is equivalent to the annual emission of approximately 100,000 Dan
KommuneKredit prices its first GBP benchmark since 2018
On Friday 7 May 2021, KommuneKredit priced a new GBP 400m benchmark. This transaction was KommuneKredits first GBP transaction since 2018.
KommuneKredit has issued its first GBP transaction in three years. 19 investors divided into different investor types participated in this new issue. Order books were in excess of GBP 300m just one hour after the official announcement. The strong investor
KommuneKredit announces Annual Report 2020
▪ Lending and leasing increased by DKK 7 billion to DKK 192 billion.
▪ At DKK 440 million, net interest income was slightly higher than full-year expectations.
▪ Pre-tax profit for the year amounted to DKK 278 million, while comprehensive income for the year was DKK 218 million, against DKK 441 million in 2019. The difference was due to lower value adjustments.
▪ Common Equity
KommuneKredit issues its largest 10-year Euro benchmark
Based on a very solid and diverse order book, KommuneKredit priced the first Euro benchmark of the year on Wednesday 24 February 2021. At the same time, this is KommuneKredit’s largest 10-year bond and the largest Euro issuance since March 2018.
On Wednesday 24 February 2021, KommuneKredit entered the market with the first Euro benchmark of 2021, raising EUR 1bn with a strongly oversubscribed 1
KommuneKredit launches 2025-strategy with sustainability focus
As one of six priorities, sustainability plays an integral part in KommuneKredit’s new strategy. The association wants to integrate sustainability in the business model to support its members’ – the Danish municipalities and regions – climate ambitions and to accommodate the investors’ growing interest in sustainability.
KommuneKredit is undergoing a transformation to future-proof the associ
KommuneKredit off to a good start with 5Y USD benchmark
On Thursday 21 January, KommuneKredit priced a USD 1 billion benchmark issue with the tightest spread to date. The issue is a good omen for 2021 during which KommuneKredit expects to issue bonds for more than DKK 35 billion in strategic core markets in EUR, USD and DKK.
The order books closed with orders of more than USD 2.4 billion, when KommuneKredit priced its first benchmark of the year –
Still steady and stable: Moody’s confirm’s KommuneKredit’s Aaa-rating
The credit rating agency, Moody’s Investor Service, has published their Update to Credit Opinion confirming KommuneKredit’s Aaa rating and stable outlook. The rating is an indication that Moody's still considers KommuneKredit's financial conditions to be strong and that an investment in KommuneKredit's bonds remains a safe investment.
Moody’s highlights the following:
The support offered by
KommuneKredit announces Interim Report 2020
▪ Lending and leasing increased by close to DKK 6 billion to DKK 191 billion, of which DKK 4 billion was due to new loans and leases in the period.
▪ Net interest income decreased to DKK 221 million against DKK 250 million in the same period last year, which is in line with expectations at the end of 2019.
▪ Pre-tax profit amounted to DKK 186 million.
▪ Comprehensive income for
EUR 500 million in green bonds supports the green transition in Denmark
For the fourth time since 2017, KommuneKredit is issuing green bonds. This time the Danish credit association issues bonds in the amount of EUR 500 million with a term to maturity of 20 years. The funds from the green bonds, which are bought by investors from all over the world, support the financing of local green transition in Denmark.
For more than 120 years, KommuneKredit has been a lin