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Revealed: 310 new ESG bond listings on euronext in 2022, raising record €1 trillion

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Amsterdam-based Euronext confirmed to ESG Insight that, last year, there were 310+ new ESG bond listings on its platform, bringing all-time money raised through ESG bonds to €1 trillion.

In total, over 7,800 new bonds were listed in 2022, bringing the total to more than 53,000 bonds listed at the end of 2022

“Euronext’s leadership position in ESG bonds was strengthened with more than 310+ new ESG bond listings in 2022, raising €200 billion,” Euronext said in a statement shared with ESG Insight, 

As of the end of 2022, €1 trillion has been raised through ESG bonds on Euronext markets in total.

Euronext statement

Euronext operates listing venues in Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, Oslo, Milan and Paris, and is home to 1,900+ equity issuers, worth €6.4 trillion in aggregated market capitalisation.

As of today, Euronext is by far the largest stock market operator in Europe in terms of aggregated market capitalisation. Additionally, 25% of the shares traded in Europe are traded on Euronext markets.

New listings last year

In 2022, Euronext welcomed 83 new equity listings – half of which were carried out by Tech companies – representing an aggregated market capitalisation at listing of €23 billion, and raising €3.8 billion.

In 2022, large-capitalisation companies joined Euronext, most botably, Vår Energi (€774m raised, €6.9bn of market capitalisation at listing) – the most valuable oil exploration and production company to conduct an IPO globally in the past 10 years.

Technoprobe (€713 million raised, €3.4 billion of equity value at listing2), and Industrie De Nora (€480 million raised, €2.7 billion of equity value at listing3) chose the traditional IPO route, while Technicolor Creative Studios (€1.1 billion of market capitalisation at listing) and DEME (€2.4 billion of market capitalisation at listing) spun off from their parent companies.

Also, FL Entertainment (€4.5 billion of market capitalisation at listing) and Deezer (€1.0 billion of market capitalisation at listing) carried out business combinations with SPACs listed on Euronext.

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