This year’s report focus on the Nordic Corporate Bond Market, including a deep dive on Nordic green corporate bonds

Key takeaways from this year’s report:

  • The Nordic corporate bond market reached record levels, passing the EUR 100bn watermark
  • Norway is the largest Nordic corporate bond market, however Sweden’s corporate bond market is the fastest growing
  • Total corporate new issue volumes increased by 2% in 2019, ending the year at EUR 26bn
  • Real Estate continues to solidify its position as the largest industry sector in both IG and HY
  • The first time default rate in the Nordic HY market has declined substantially in the past 3 years
  • Green corporate bonds now represent ~10% of the total outstanding volume in the Nordic corporate bond market.

For more information, read the report here

We want to send a warm thank you to our group company Stamdata for contributing their high quality and extensive market data and making this year’s report possible.

The Nordic Trustee Team