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World Bank Issues its First Malaysian Ringgit-linked Eurobonds

Washington, DC, July 6, 2007 – Today, the World Bank launched its first Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) linked Eurobonds for its European and Japanese institutional investor base via TD Securities as the sole lead manager.
Amount: MYR *70 million
Settlement Date: July 17, 2007
Maturity Date: July 6, 2010
Issue Price: 100.72
Coupon: 2.75% annually
Denomination: MYR 10,000
Listing: Luxembourg
Clearing Systems: Euroclear and Clearstream
ISIN: XS0310441117

* The principal amount of the bond was increased on September 12, 2007 by the issue of a second tranche for an amount of MYR 80 million with an issue price of 100.60% (settlement date: September 26, 2007). On May 16, 2008, it was reopened and increased by a third tranche for an amount of MYR 30 million with an issue price of 103.165% (settlement date: May 23, 2008). The new total outstanding principal amount of the bond is MYR 180 million.

The World Bank's bond products and investor presentation can be accessed through the website of the World Bank for bond investors (www.worldbank.org/debtsecurities). For a list of selected bonds issued recently by the World Bank, see: http://treasury.worldbank.org/recentissues.


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