IDB returns to the Sterling Market with Second Sustainable Development Bond

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%.
2022-04-25

IDB Report: Digital Transformation of Healthcare Systems Saves Lives, Lowers Costs

April 07, 2022
New study shares evidence, practices, and concrete recommendations on the digital transformation of healthcare in Latin America and the Caribbean.  
2022-04-07

IDB launches US$1 billion 5-year Floating Rate Global Sustainable Development Bond

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.
2022-04-07

IDB Financed a Record $4.5 Billion in Climate Change-Related Activities

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.
2022-04-05

IDB Issues a New Long 3-year Kangaroo "EYE" Bond

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.
2022-03-31

IDB and IDB Invest Boards Mandate Historic Reforms, IDB Invest Capital Increase Proposal

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
2022-03-28

2022 Annual Meeting Inaugural Session Will Be Streamed Live on Monday, March 28

March 22, 2022
Registration is open to members of the media until March 25 The inaugural session of the Inter-American Development Bank and IDB Invest Annual Meeting will be transmitted live on Monday, March 28 at 8:30 a.m. EDT (Washington D.C.).
2022-03-22

IDB Launches Australian Dollar Sustainable Development Bond for Asahi Life

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.
2022-03-22

Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic are Recovering, but Face Challenges

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.  
2022-03-14

Korea Contributes $4 Million to IDB Fund to Strengthen Public Sector Capacity

March 01, 2022
Korea-IDB partnership to expand with a new contribution to the Korea Public Capacity Building Fund (KPC) managed by the IDB. This contribution is the first installment of a $20 million pledge made by Korea to the KPC in late 2021.
2022-03-01