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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.

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Rating Agencies Reports

Since 1962, the Bank has been a triple-A issuer, the highest credit rating that can be awarded to a debt issuer. The IDB's debt is backed by highly-rated member countries. The Bank's financial strength also comes from its preferred creditor status and its conservative risk and financial management.

Rating Reports from Moody's Investors Service, Fitch Ratings, Japan Credit Rating Agency and Standard & Poor's:

 

Japan Credit Rating Agency: News Release, September 21, 2018

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Moody’s Investors Service: Regular Update September 20, 2018

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Standard & Poor’s:  Research Update June 22, 2018

The document entitled "Research Update: Inter-American Development Bank ‘AAA/ A-1+" dated June 22, 2018, is entirely the copyright of, and is reproduced with the permission of S&P Global Inc. The contents of such document are the property and responsibility of S&P Global Inc. and not of the IADB. By accessing the above-described document, the user acknowledges the disclaimer.

Moody’s Investors Service: MDB Sector Comment Venezuela Exposure June 7, 2018

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Fitch Ratings:  Non-Rating Action Commentary May 21, 2018

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Standard & Poor’s:  Research Update May 18, 2018

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Moody’s Investors Service: Annual Credit Analysis March 20, 2018

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Fitch Ratings: Update February 5, 2018

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Moody’s Investors Service: Regular Update September 21, 2017

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Standard & Poor’s: Research Update June 30, 2017

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Moody’s Investors Service: Annual Credit Analysis March 23, 2017

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Fitch Ratings Full Rating Report March 1, 2017

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Standard & Poor's: Full Analysis July 27, 2016

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IDB Bonds: A Sustainable Investment Option

The IDB uses the resources it raises in capital markets to support programs that promote development and economic growth while respecting and protecting the environment. As a result, the Bank’s bonds are an important alternative for institutions with sustainable and socially responsible investment strategies.

Debt Program Offering Documents

The IDB offers several debt instruments to meet the needs of investors. The Bank works with underwriters to ensure its securities are priced fairly and have liquid primary and secondary markets. The Bank’s securities are also a sustainable investment alternative.

 


* This program is no longer being used for the issuance of securities and is being posted for archival purposes of reference only.