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The Inter-American Development Bank is the leading provider of development financing to Latin American and the Caribbean. The IDB is owned by its 48 member countries.

The Bank finances its operations by issuing bonds in international capital markets. Since 1962, the Bank has held the highest possible triple-A credit rating. Its financial strength is based on its solid capital base, its conservative investment and lending policies as well as its financial performance and the backing from its member countries.

The Bank offers a wide range of investment options and aims to expand its investor base. The Bank’s bonds have been bought by investors in several regions of the world, including North America, Asia and Europe.

This trade showcased IDB’s resilience despite some volatility in broader rates markets, marking the first new GBP benchmark from a supranational in many weeks.

The transaction pays a quarterly coupon of SOFR+28bps and matures on April 12th, 2027. The new benchmark was priced at a discount margin of 28 basis points over the Compounded SOFR Index.

The transaction marks IDB’s second Kangaroo ‘EYE’ bond issuance, the proceeds of which will be directed to fund IDB project loans eligible under the EYE Bond program criteria. 

Recent updates for IDB investors. 

This Australian Dollar bond is valued at AUD$60 million, equivalent to US$43.9 million, and focuses on SDG 3 - Good Health and Well Being.

 With this bond, the IDB raises awareness for the Sustainable Development Goals and reinforces its commitment to mainstream gender equality for a faster and lasting economic recovery of the region.

This transaction represents the IDB’s first SDB private placement in this currency that highlights the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13. 

This is IDB’s first ‘EYE’ bond private placement in Australian Dollar targeted to a Japanese institutional investor, Taiju Life Insurance Company. 

Recent updates for IDB investors. 

RATING AGENCIES

Fitch Ratings

AAA/Stable/F1+

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$176.8 bln

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Total equity

$151.8 bln

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