Why is IDA issuing bonds?
Starting in 2018, IDA will expand financing to member countries by issuing bonds in the international capital markets. Since its founding, IDA has built an exceptionally strong capital base – the largest of any supranational issuer. IDA will optimize and leverage the substantial equity on its balance sheet to increase the scale of financing and delivery of results.
Why invest in IDA?
As a triple-A rated multilateral development institution and a part of the World Bank Group, IDA will offer investors a high-quality, liquid investment. IDA is an unmatched, efficient and long-term channel for pooling development finance and implementing programs. Investing in IDA presents an unprecedented opportunity to support critical financing to deliver on the 2030 sustainable development goals. Everyone has a role to play in creating a more sustainable future.