News 03/09/2023

Loop Capital Markets Serves as Lead Distributor on The World Bank $50 Million 15-Year Callable Sustainable Development Bond

On February 24, 2023 – Loop Capital Markets served as the lead distributor of The World Bank’s (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD, AAA/Aaa) $50 million 15-year callable Sustainable Development Bond due February 2038. The City of Chicago was the sole investor in the transaction. CIBC World Markets, Inc. acted as lead manager.

The World Bank issues Sustainable Development Bonds in the international capital markets to support the financing of sustainable development activities designed to achieve positive social and environmental impacts in developing countries, while raising awareness of specific development themes across a range of sectors – from health, nutrition, and quality education to sustainable agriculture and climate action.