May 09, 2022
The report is based on data from an unpublished survey of 223 transportation companies and 96 industry leaders from around the globe. Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) lags behind on digital technologies in transportation, which presents a major opportunity to boost a key economic sector, an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study finds.
April 25, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new £500 million Fixed Rate Sustainable Development Bond. The transaction pays an annual coupon of 2.125% and matures on 15th December 2028. It was priced with a spread of 51 basis points over the UKT October 2028 benchmark and carries a semi-annual yield of 2.223%.
April 07, 2022
New study shares evidence, practices, and concrete recommendations on the digital transformation of healthcare in Latin America and the Caribbean.
April 06, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new US$1 billion 5-year Global Sustainable Development Bond (SDB) benchmark. 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.
April 05, 2022
IDB Launches 2021 Sustainability Report Focused on Integrated Climate Action Last year, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) financed a record $4.5 billion in activities related to climate change, according to its 2021 Sustainability Report. These resources, which account for 30% of the Bank’s total annual approvals, are benefiting the region through loans, grants, technical cooperation, guarantees, and equity investments.
March 31, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new AUD$300 million long 3-year fixed-rate Kangaroo offering under the Education, Youth, and Employment (“EYE”) Bond program. The projects under this program are designed to promote sustainable growth, poverty reduction and social equity in Latin America and the Caribbean.
March 28, 2022
Roadmap for new, 21st-century business model will enable Bank to expand ambitious, business-friendly climate action, protect biodiversity, increase green finance, and better advance gender equality
March 22, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new 10-year fixed rate Sustainable Development Bond (SDB) focused on SDG 3 - Good Health and Well Being. This Australian Dollar bond is valued in AUD$60 million, equivalent to US$43.9 million. Asahi Mutual Life Insurance Company is the sole investor of the bond with J.P. Morgan Securities plc being the arranger.
March 14, 2022
According to the latest IDB Group report, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic have already recovered pre-pandemic economic activity levels. During 2021 the IDB Group approved $3.38 billion in financing to support the productive sector, inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, employment, value chains, and digitalization.
March 11, 2022
An event held at Casa de America in Madrid was organized as part of International Women’s Day and explored how to work toward a more just, equitable future in Latin America and the Caribbean. Recently, a Memorandum of Understanding formalized cooperation between Spain’s Ministry of Justice and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Event participants included Spain’s Minister of Justice, Pilar Llop; IDB Chief of Staff and Chief Strategy Officer, Jessica Bedoya; Prosecutor from the Office of the Public Prosecutor for Violence against Women