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7 December 2018

Rentenbank expects 2019 funding volume of up to EUR 11 billion

Frankfurt. Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank expects a total issuance of up to EUR 11 billion with maturities of more than two years in 2019.

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23 August 2018

Rentenbank: Promotional loans for machinery and buildings particularly in demand, wind energy financing faces headwinds

Frankfurt. In the first half of 2018, Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank extended low-interest special promotional loans of EUR 3.3 billion (H1 2017: EUR 3.6 billion). The decline was almost entirely attributable to a lower volume of wind turbine financing. In contrast, Germany’s development agency for agribusiness and rural areas saw growth in its Agribusiness and Rural Development promotional lines.

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23 April 2018

Continued strong demand for Rentenbank’s promotional loans in 2017

- Fiscal year 2017: Wind energy booms

- First quarter of 2018: Growth in rural development loans, lower new business volume in wind energy


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25 January 2018

Fiscal year 2017: Promotional lending for renewable energy gathers pace

Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank, based in Frankfurt am Main, reported continued high demand for its promotional loans in the fiscal year 2017. Germany’s development agency for agribusiness and rural areas saw its new promotional business nearly reach the prior year’s high level, totaling EUR 11.9 billion in 2017 (2016: EUR 12.4 billion). New business in special promotional loans amounted to EUR 7.4 billion (2016: EUR 7.7 billion). Renewable energy financing showed particularly strong growth.

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2 January 2018

Rentenbank issues inaugural Kangaroo Renewable Energy Bond

Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank, Germany’s Development Agency for Agribusiness, issued its inaugural AUD 100 million Renewable Energy Bond placed exclusively with Mitsui Life Insurance Company Limited. The 15-year bond marks Rentenbank’s first Kangaroo issuance in Socially Responsible Investment (SRI).

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