The European Commission has today raised a further €6 billion in NextGenerationEU funds with its second NextGenerationEU green bond syndication. Due on 04 February 2043, this 20-year bond brings the total long-term financing raised under NextGenerationEU to €99.5 billion, of which €20.5 billion in NextGenerationEU green bonds.
This bond issue was more than 13 times covered by investor orders and represents the largest green bond issued in 2022 to date. The size and quality of the order book confirm investor confidence in the EU's green bond programme.
Proceeds raised from the deal will boost Europe's green transformation by financing sustainable investments in the Member States' Recovery and Resilience Plans. The syndication follows on from the Commission's record-breaking €12 billion, 15-year green bond transaction in October 2021, and its €2.5 billion tap in February 2022.