Skadden green bond deal


Skadden advised JP Morgan, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Daiwa Capital Markets Europe and Morgan Stanley as the underwriters in the USD500 million offering of 1.625% government-guaranteed bonds due 20 January 2027 by Japan Bank of International Co-operation, the first Japanese government-guaranteed green bond issuance by any issuer. The notes were listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The Skadden team in Tokyo was led by partner Kenji Taneda with Asia-Pacific Counsels Ken Kiyota and Louis Artime.