Societe Generale has no plans to resell its $110 million ethereum bond, but future blockchain trials will involve external investors, an exec said.
Santander has issued a $20 million bond on ethereum, and paid fiat cash for it on the public blockchain as well.
The World Bank raised another $33.8 million by issuing bonds on a blockchain, bringing the total to $108 million.
The World Bank says its new debt instrument "bond-i" is the first bond to have both issuance and trading recorded on a blockchain.
Capital markets startup Nivaura has developed a floating rate bond using blockchain tech, and it's already being tested by Santander and others.
Abu Dhabi-based Al Hilal Bank has carried out a blockchain-based transaction for an Islamic bond worth $500 million.
An Indonesian microfinance firm is looking to put Sharia compliant bonds called sukuks on the blockchain to fund social projects.
The Austrian government is planning to use the ethereum blockchain to notarize the auction of a bond worth around $1.3 billion.
Is it time to rethink private blockchains? The World Bank's "blockchain bond" success has reinvigorated that question.
The World Bank's blockchain bond raised $110 million AUD, and is based on a private ethereum network.