On 13 October 2021, Latvian TSO's "Augstsprieguma tīkls" (AST) made a successful debut in the capital markets by issuing a 5.25-year Green Bond in the amount of EUR 100 million, which is the first issue under the first AST bond issue programme of EUR 160 million. The notes were issued at a fixed annual interest rate (coupon) of 0.5% and yield 0.527%. This bond issue attracted significant interest from the investor community and was oversubscribed more than 2 times. AST becomes the first Baltic transmission system operator to issue a green bond.
Head of Financial and credit unit of AST Ieva Varakalne