IDB Launches US$2 Billion 5-Year Fixed-Rate Bond

January 05, 2023
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new US$2 billion 5-year Global benchmark. The transaction pays a semi-annual coupon of 4.000% and matures on 12th January 2028.
2023-01-06

IDB and ADB Scale Up Exposure Exchange with a New Deal Worth $1.5 billion

December 12, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a sovereign exposure exchange agreement worth $1.5 billion. The operation is an innovative way to strengthen the multilateral development banks’ (MDB) capital adequacy and boost their lending capacity.
2022-12-13

Ilan Goldfajn Elected IDB President

November 20, 2022
(Updated to add the starting date) Ilan Goldfajn was elected president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today during a Special Meeting of the Bank’s Board of Governors. The meeting was held at IDB Headquarters in Washington, D.C., with delegations attending virtually and in person. Nominated by Brazil, Goldfajn will take office for a five-year term on December 19, 2022.  
2022-11-20

IDB Board of Governors to Hold Special Meeting on Presidential Election Process   

October 27, 2022
A Special Meeting of the Board of Governors for the Election of the President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will be held over two separate dates, November 13 and November 20, 2022.
2022-10-27

Statement on the Presidency of the Inter-American Development Bank

September 26, 2022
The Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), following the unanimous recommendation by the Board of Executive Directors, has resolved that Mr. Mauricio Claver-Carone will cease to hold the office of President of the Bank, effective on September 26, 2022. 
2022-09-26

IDB Launches Australian Dollar Sustainable Development Bond for Taiju Life

September 09, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new 15-year fixed rate Sustainable Development Bond (SDB) in Australian Dollar highlighting the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 - Climate Action. Taiju Life Insurance Company is the sole investor of the bond with Daiwa Capital Markets America Inc. being the arranger.
2022-09-09

IDB Launches $3 Billion 7-Year Fixed-Rate Sustainable Development Bond

September 09, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new $3 billion 7-year Global Sustainable Development Bond benchmark. The transaction pays a semi-annual coupon of 3.500% and matures on 14th September 2029.
2022-09-09

BME, BBVA and IDB Issue Spain’s First Blockchain-Based Regulated Bonds

July 26, 2022
The Iberclear subsidiary of Bolsas Mercados Españoles (BME), along with Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), have issued the first bonds in Spain to be listed on a regulated market and also registered using blockchain technology developed by the technological partner for the transaction, ioBuilders. This platform opens the door for similar bond issues in Spain and Latin America and the Caribbean.
2022-07-26

IDB launches US$2 billion 2-year Fixed Rate Bond

June 23, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB” or “IADB”), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), priced a new US$2.0 billion 2-year Global benchmark. The transaction pays a semi-annual coupon of 3.25% and matures on 1st July 2024.
2022-06-23

IDB Lab’s Call for the Use of Digital Tokens in Biodiversity and Climate Action

June 07, 2022
IDB Lab, the innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is launching a call to identify innovative solutions that make use of digital tokens to promote biodiversity conservation and facilitate climate action.
2022-06-07