Finance

Catalyst’s response to RSH rating

Catalyst Housing Limited has had its rating revised by the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH). We retain our G1 for governance (the highest regulatory rating) and have been regraded from V1 to V2 for viability. At V2, Catalyst remains compliant and aligned with the majority of the G15 housing associations, and confirms the regulator’s view  Read more »

Catalyst leads the way with new sustainability accreditation

Catalyst has become the first company in Europe to receive the highest accreditation mark across all three categories in the ‘Certified Sustainable Housing Label’ from German consultancy RITTERWALD. The label helps ratify and benchmark Catalyst’s sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials and is open for all affordable housing companies across Europe. The housing  Read more »

Catalyst joins new sustainability standard

Catalyst has committed to be an early adopter of a new ‘Sustainability Reporting Standard for Social Housing’ that launched on 10 November. The Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) Social Housing Working Group has created this new standard with support from advisory firm, The Good Exchange. Catalyst will adopt the new standard as we continue our  Read more »

Catalyst taps existing bond

Catalyst Housing Ltd has successfully undertaken a £150 million tap of its existing 3.125% £250 million 2047 secured bond. Whilst Catalyst initially went to market with a minimum issuance of £100 million, investor demand saw Catalyst able to increase this to £150 million and reduce spreads to 155 basis points (bps) over gilts, this seeing  Read more »