• Garanti preps for euro covereds after green success

    After selling a green mortgage-backed covered bond to the International Financial Corporation and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Garanti Bank expects to sell its first publicly syndicated euro benchmark.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Garanti set to issue more green covered bonds

    After selling $150m of green residential mortgage-backed covered bonds to the International Financial Corporation, Garanti Bank expects to sell another deal to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • JBIC feeds hungry dollar investors four tranche feast

    The Japan Bank for International Co-operation (JBIC) found traction with a stellar four tranche offering on Thursday, gratifying investors feeling the pinch from a year that has been somewhat light on dollar supply.

    • 13 Jul 2017
  • SSAs keep it short in dollars

    Public sector borrowers are staying conservative in the dollar market this week, opting for short dated trades or floating rate notes. The trend is likely down to issuers having one eye on expected Federal Reserve rate increases in the US, said bankers.

    • 11 Jul 2017
  • IFC looks for floater at five as MuniFin and CAF line up for threes

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced on Monday that it will launch a five year floater on Tuesday, becoming the latest borrower to tap into the demand from investors looking for protection from rising rates. It will share the market with three year benchmarks from Municipality Finance and Corporacíon Andina de Fomento (CAF).

    • 10 Jul 2017
  • Funding scorecard: supranationals

    This week's scorecard looks at the progress supranationals have made in their funding programmes this year.

    • 07 Jul 2017
  • IIF seeks retail liquidity for $150m IFC-backed loan

    International Finance Corp (IFC) and ANZ have launched a $150m fundraising for Indonesia Infrastructure Finance (IIF) into syndication.

    • 12 Jun 2017
  • Garanti Bank plans debut green mortgage covered

    Garanti Bank is expected to issue the first green mortgage-backed Turkish covered bond, which will be privately placed with the International Financial Corporation (IFC) and certified by a third party.

    • 05 Jun 2017
  • Turkish currency holds niche appeal

    Two supranationals have printed Turkish lira denominated paper, taking advantage of a surge in demand for the currency.

    • 27 Apr 2017
  • Funding scorecard: supranationals

    This week's scorecard looks at the progress supranationals have made in their funding programmes this year.

    • 21 Apr 2017
  • Rouble MTN demand 'to survive tensions'

    A surge in demand for Russian rouble paper could have been brought to a premature end by a US missile attack on Syria on April 7, but market participants are confident that issuance will continue.

    • 12 Apr 2017
  • IFC USD500m 1.75% Mar 20 social bond

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • IFC’s social bond alone at bouncing dollar market party

    Only one SSA issuer took advantage of strong conditions in the dollar market this week. Bankers said that there could be more supply next week, though most issuers are so well-funded that deals are likely to remain thin on the ground.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Asian interest sparks Kangaroo activity

    Japanese investors on the hunt for European SSA credit drove a flurry of long dated Australian dollar deals on Wednesday.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • IFC considers green Kangaroo bond

    The International Finance Corp could use the Kangaroo market to expand its burgeoning green bond programme.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • SNCF Réseau hits top of green range as IFC mulls visit

    SNCF Réseau on Wednesday printed at the upper end of its size expectations with its second ever green bond, while the International Finance Corporation looked at the possibility of printing in the green format over the next three months.

    • 22 Mar 2017
  • SSAs turn green as quarter winds up

    With public sector borrowers having reached advanced stages in their annual funding programmes as the first quarter comes to a close, focus is shifting to socially responsible bonds.

    • 22 Mar 2017
  • SRI spectacular: CEB to debut, SNCF mandates and IFC goes large

    The socially responsible bond pipeline ballooned on Tuesday, with a European supranational announcing a roadshow for a debut issue, a French agency mandating for a deal and a Washington supranational pricing a social bond in benchmark size for the first time.

    • 21 Mar 2017
  • Socially responsible week ahead

    A pair of public sector borrowers are set to bring socially responsible bonds this week, with one aiming at the dollar short end and the other at the long end of the euro curve.

    • 20 Mar 2017
  • Funding scorecard: supranationals

    This week's scorecard looks at the progress supranationals have made with their funding programmes this year.

    • 10 Mar 2017
  • Dollars still red hot for SSAs as EIB and KfW tipped to come

    SSA bankers are gearing themselves up for another round of dollar supply next week after the currency’s record breaking January. Buoyant conditions even allowed one issuer to bring a bulky benchmark, despite this week’s public holidays in Asia.

    • 02 Feb 2017
  • Funding scorecard: Supranationals

    This week's funding scorecard looks at the funding progress supranationals have made in their funding progress by the end of January.

    • 27 Jan 2017

IFC data breakdown

Sources: IFC, Dealogic

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Dealer League Table IFC

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 1,063.35 48 27.02%
2 Citi 622.92 15 15.83%
3 Deutsche Bank 499.78 5 12.70%
4 TD Securities Inc 397.10 7 10.09%
5 Nomura 360.08 7 9.15%


Ben Powell, head of funding

Marcin Bill, financial officer

Flora Chao, senior financial officer

Elena Panomarenko, senior financial officer

Yuri Kuroki, associate financial officer

Zauresh Kezheneva, financial analyst

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is a member of the World Bank group. It provides
investment and advisory services to build the private sector in developing countries. The IFC was
established in 1956 and ended that year with 56 member countries. Membership has increased
gradually, standing at 184 at the end of 2011-2012 financial year.

The member countries provide IFC’s authorised share capital of $2.58bn, 51% of the capital are held by G7 countries, collectively determine its policies, and approve investments.
Guarantee All of IFC's notes constitute direct, unconditional, general and unsecured obligations of the corporation. The notes are not obligations of the IBRD or of any of its shareholders and IFC's notes are not fully or partially guaranteed by the World Bank or any of its shareholders.
IFC has 184 Member Countries and 51% of the capital is held by G7 countries. IFC has strong shareholder support and is the only supranational with fully paid-in capital, exclusively in US dollars.
IFC aims to maintain its position as an active and flexible issuer of plain vanilla and structured notes and works on reverse enquiry basis offering extensive products including interest rate linked, FX linked, index linked, equity linked, FRNs, emerging market currencies/linkers, Bermudan and European callables. Minimum size $3 million equivalent; maturities ranging from 1 to 30 years.

European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 14,891.10 17 9.46%
2 Barclays 12,759.91 17 8.11%
3 HSBC 12,732.87 18 8.09%
4 BNP Paribas 12,133.14 16 7.71%
5 JPMorgan 10,382.02 14 6.60%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 34,249.78 84 12.02%
2 JPMorgan 30,938.47 81 10.86%
3 HSBC 22,416.83 55 7.87%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,817.31 63 7.30%
5 Deutsche Bank 19,672.75 44 6.90%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 26,261.47 79 7.41%
2 Barclays 25,367.48 60 7.15%
3 BNP Paribas 25,241.18 48 7.12%
4 UniCredit 25,109.75 69 7.08%
5 JPMorgan 25,047.63 70 7.06%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Jul 2017
1 Citi 65,312.22 223 7.51%
2 JPMorgan 64,705.99 351 7.44%
3 HSBC 56,834.76 211 6.54%
4 Barclays 49,199.38 146 5.66%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 46,028.22 140 5.29%