The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is owned by its 48 member countries and finances its diverse operations by issuing bonds in international capital markets.
Since 1962, it has held the highest-possible triple-A credit rating. The rating reflects its strong shareholder support, quality loan portfolio (Preferred Creditor Treatment), strong governance, conservative risk management, and substantial liquidity.
IDB bonds provide an opportunity to invest in a high-quality debt instrument and make a positive impact in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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This transaction marks IDB's second SDB CAD benchmark issuance in 2023.
The transaction concludes a successful run of USD fixed-rate global benchmark bond issuance for 2023.
Since 1962 the IDB has held the highest possible triple-A credit rating
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") affirms its Aaa long-term and P-1 short-term ratings on the Inter-American Development Bank's (IADB). IDB's credit profile is supported by a robust intrinsic financial strength, reflected in strong capital adequacy and liquidity metrics.
S&P Global Ratings affirms its 'AAA/A-1+' ratings on the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) based on their assessment of the IDB’s extremely strong enterprise risk profile and very strong financial risk profile.
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* Updated figures as of December 31, 2022
IDB is actively supporting countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals through the issuance of Sustainable Development Bonds.
The IDB's EYE bond program focuses on a “life cycle” approach. It seeks to build human capital, starting from early childhood care and education through formal primary and secondary education, as well as programs that facilitate labor market placement by improving the transition from school to work through vocational training.
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