World Bank in the news

  • Uridashi deals boom in the MTN market

    SSA issuers are taking advantage of strong demand from Japanese retail investors in high yielding currencies to print a flurry of deals.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Funding scorecard: supranationals

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

    • 21 Apr 2017
  • GC BondMarker: World Bank in solitary splendour

    This week's GC BondMarker voters had only one benchmark to rate, but World Bank's $4bn three year would likely have shone in any company.

    • 24 Mar 2017
  • World Bank goes long on a 40 year MTN

    World Bank sold a €90m zero coupon 40 year bullet MTN towards the end of last week — its longest ever non-callable deal.

    • 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
  • Champion! SSAs leap over risk hurdles

    The public sector bond market has safely passed a week full of risk events, with each delivering the anticipated result. That makes it likely borrowers will further enjoy what have been stellar conditions in euros, dollars and sterling.

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • World Bank USD4bn 1.875% Apr 20

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • World Bank attracts rich mix with Kanga tap

    World Bank proved its popularity in the Australian dollar bond market on Tuesday, selling a combination of medium and long dated debt for A$800m ($605.4m) to a wide variety of investors.

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • World Bank attracts rich mix with Kanga tap

    World Bank proved its popularity in the Australian dollar bond market on Tuesday, selling a combination of medium and long dated debt for A$800m ($605.4m) to a wide variety of investors.

    • 14 Mar 2017
  • World Bank, EBRD bring dollars before expected Fed move

    A pair of supranational issuers nipped in on Tuesday with what are likely to be the final dollar deals of the week before a Federal Open Market Committee meeting on Wednesday — where futures prices suggest an overwhelming likelihood that the Federal Reserve’s target rate will rise.

    • 14 Mar 2017
  • World Bank and EBRD line up in dollars

    Two supranationals will share the three year dollar market on Tuesday, moving in ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday, which is expected to lead to a rise in US interest rates.

    • 13 Mar 2017
  • World Bank brings equity-linked innovation to SRI

    The World Bank has sold a new class of equity-linked bonds that can be added to the burgeoning selection of socially responsible investments.

    • 09 Mar 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
  • World Bank USD5bn 2% Jan 22

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • The Day of the Dollar: mission accomplished

    One of the busiest days ever in the public sector dollar market ended with five issuers sitting on deals printed at the top end of their size targets and with pricing tightened from initial thoughts. Another borrower is already out for Thursday business and bankers predict that conditions are so “incredible” that deal flow will stay healthy into next week — no matter what policy statements incoming US president Donald Trump makes at his inauguration on Friday.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Logjam a risk in crowded SSA market

    Public sector borrowers may have to compete for demand this week with Wednesday looking likely to be one of the busiest days of the year.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • SSAs flood screens in dollars

    A quartet of public sector borrowers are set to cram into the front end of the dollar curve on Wednesday, as bankers outlined a triple whammy of factors driving the squeeze.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • UK DMO picks tenor as sterling supply falls just shy of record

    The UK Debt Management Office has picked the maturity and timing for a scheduled bond sale later this month. Elsewhere in sterling, a pair of issuers added deals to a bumper opening week that fell just short of a record.

    • 06 Jan 2017
  • EIB sets sterling on rush to record

    A remarkable sterling deal from the European Investment Bank sparked off a week that could become a record opener for supranational and agency issuance in the currency.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • Super hot SSA sterling close to record opener

    Searing conditions in the sterling market could lead to a record opening week of SSA issuance in the currency as a pair of issuers lined up deals for Friday — despite this only being a four day week.

    • 05 Jan 2017

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Dealer League Table World Bank

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 May 2017
1 TD Securities Inc 2,559.48 18 7.40%
2 JPMorgan 2,174.12 54 6.29%
3 Deutsche Bank 1,667.40 12 4.82%
4 Barclays 1,467.86 6 4.25%
5 BMO Capital Markets 1,326.55 2 3.84%


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George Richardson: director, capital markets
Michael Bennett: head of derivatives and structured finance
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The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, or IBRD) is an international organization created in 1944 and owned by its member countries.
The five largest of its 187 shareholders are:
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Capital
(end June 30,
2016)
Paid-in capital $15.8bn 
Callable capital $247.5bn
Subscribed capital $263.3bn

European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 Barclays 10,691.12 15 8.76%
2 BNP Paribas 10,516.31 14 8.62%
3 Citi 10,121.17 12 8.30%
4 HSBC 9,193.03 13 7.53%
5 JPMorgan 8,809.30 12 7.22%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 25,552.69 63 5.96%
2 Citi 24,119.11 60 5.63%
3 Deutsche Bank 17,545.97 37 4.09%
4 HSBC 16,628.60 40 3.88%
5 Barclays 13,251.34 33 3.09%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 22,518.92 50 8.33%
2 BNP Paribas 21,790.92 38 8.06%
3 Barclays 21,543.33 50 7.97%
4 HSBC 19,548.33 56 7.23%
5 UniCredit 18,534.46 46 6.86%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 03 Apr 2017
1 JPMorgan 39,067.52 180 8.50%
2 Citi 32,458.25 115 7.06%
3 Barclays 30,658.65 76 6.67%
4 Deutsche Bank 29,302.58 107 6.38%
5 HSBC 28,071.48 101 6.11%