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Kestrel provides an external review for Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

Kestrel provided an external review on the alignment of the bonds with the CBI Electrical Grids and Storage criteria. The 2023 Series K Bonds refund commercial paper that financed improvements […]

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MassDevelopment Issues $232M First-in-the-Nation Sustainability Bond

Massachusetts Development Finance Agency issued bonds on behalf of Boston Medical Center, the largest safety net provider in New England. Kestrel provided a Second Party Opinion for a Sustainability Bonds […]

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Welcome to the new Kestrel!

Kestrel is excited to announce the launch of our new data offering and an updated brand to reflect our growing position as a leading data provider in the Environmental, Social, […]

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The Bond Buyer: Muni bonds for firefighting firm aid smooth flight to SPAC equity deal

Kestrel provided a Second Party Opinion for Bridger Aerospace’s Sustainability Bonds with proceeds that will be used to purchase two SuperScooper planes for firefighting, among other activities. Wildfires pose a […]

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The Bond Buyer: Connecticut Green Bank plots more retail-focused climate bonds

The Connecticut Green Bank is targeting retail investors with the latest issuance of Green Liberty Notes. Proceeds will finance loans made to small businesses for energy efficiency upgrades and retrofits […]

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The Bond Buyer: Massachusetts’ $2.7B marks largest ‘social’ ESG muni deal yet

Kestrel provided a Second Party Opinion for a Social Bonds designation for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the largest Social, Green, or Sustainability Bond issuance in the municipal market to […]

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First-of-Its-Kind $10M Green Bond Issued to Finance Family Forest Carbon Program to Fight Climate Change

The American Forest Foundation issued its first Green Bonds in July to finance the Family Forest Carbon Program. The program provides incentive payments to individual landowners in Central Appalachia to […]

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The Bond Buyer: Montana firm taps bond market for aerial firefighting fleet expansion

Kestrel provided a Sustainability Bond Second Party Opinion for Gallatin County’s June 2022 bond issuance. Bridger Aerospace Group, LLC intends to use bond proceeds to acquire four CL-415EAF Super Scooper […]

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Harvard Borrowing Goes Green

Kestrel provided an external review for Harvard University’s first Green Bond in April 2022 for the new Science and Engineering Complex and renovations to Adams House and Soldiers Field Park […]

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