Nordic Trustee and Stamdata present the 2021 edition of the Nordic Corporate Bond Market Report.

2021 was a truly extraordinary year for the Nordic corporate bond market. It saw record levels of growth and served as an attractive and efficient source of capital for both Nordic and international issuers.

The report highlights the key developments and findings from across the Nordic corporate bond market, leveraging aggregated statistics provided by Nordic Trustee, Stamdata, and Nordic Bond Pricing.

Selected takeaways include:

  • The Nordic corporate bond market reached a new high at EUR 127bn in total outstanding volume, a record 18% increase from 2020
  • Driven by the HY segment, total Nordic corporate new issue volumes increased by 63% in 2021, ending the year at EUR 42bn
  • New issuance volumes of Green bonds exploded by 85% to EUR 11bn and the total outstanding volume increased 56% to EUR 24bn
  • Green bonds have become a substantial part of the Nordic corporate bond market at 20% of the total outstanding volume

Please click here to download the 2021 report