Improving lives in Latin American and the Caribbean countries by supporting efforts to reduce poverty and inequality in a sustainable, climate friendly way.

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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.

Recent updates for IDB Investors (November ed.)

Proceeds from CAD600 million transaction will finance IDB projects aligned with the sustainable development goal on climate action (SDG13)

Recent updates for IDB investors (October ed.).

The transaction represents IDB’s first 7-year benchmark in over a year and marks IDB’s sixth foray into the US

Recent updates for IDB investors (September ed.).

This transaction marks IDB's first CAD fixed-rate benchmark of 2020.

The IDB priced a new 10-year fixed rate Sustainable Development Bond ("SDB") focused on SDG#3 (Good Health and Well Being) in Australian Dollar (AUD)valued in 50 million, equivalent to $33.6 million.

The transaction pays a semi-annual coupon of 0.625% and matures on July 15 2025.

This issuance follows IDB's announcement that it would direct up to $12 billion of additional lending to support countries in their response to COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences.


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Full report

$176.8 bln

Total subscribed capital 

$33.9 bln

Total equity

$136.4 bln

Total assets