Buddle Findlay advises Contact Energy on issue of $225m green capital bonds

22 November 2021

Buddle Findlay is pleased to have advised Contact Energy on its $225m issuance of green capital bonds to New Zealand retail and institutional investors. 

The bonds are New Zealand's first certified green capital bonds and have been quoted on the NZX Debt Market, marking Contact Energy's return to the public hybrid debt market.

Buddle Findlay partner Sarah McEwan said "we are privileged to have the opportunity to continue working alongside Contact Energy on its capital markets activities and the success of this issuance further highlights Contact Energy's market leading position as a green borrower in New Zealand".

The Buddle Findlay team led by Sarah McEwan included senior associate Tom Montgomerie and solicitor Harriett Scott who worked closely and collaboratively with the deal team from Contact Energy and its other external advisers.