Our bond issuing platform, RCB Bonds PLC, has released its 2023 Social Impact report. RCB is a bond issuing platform created by Allia to raise debt finance for charities and ethical companies, through bonds listed on the Order Book for Retail Bonds (ORB) of the
RCB is a pioneering platform, created by Allia, to connect responsible investors with impact borrowers. Operating since 2014, the RCB programme has issued over £370 million of LSE-listed bonds through 12 issues for borrowers including Golden Lane Housing, Greensleeves Care, Charities Aid Foundation and The
Mark Glowrey, Director, Fixed Income Sales, at Allia C&C, outlines more about Allia’s Retail Charity Bonds, and describes in detail seven specific bonds which were issued by them since 2014 to date.
In November 2017, the Retail Charity Bonds made a £18m issue for Golden Lane Housing with a 3.9% coupon and a maturity of 2027. £10 million was sold immediately with a further £8 million held as retained bonds.
In March 2017, the Retail Charity Bonds made a £50m issue for Greensleeves Care with a 4.25% coupon and a maturity of 2026. £33 million was sold immediately with a further £17 million held as retained bonds.