AIIB wins third triple-A rating, plans next steps to debut

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By Craig McGlashan
18 Jul 2017

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Tuesday completed a clean sweep of triple-A scores from the big three rating agencies, as S&P Global Ratings awarded the supranational its top score. AIIB will now focus on the next steps it must complete before entering the bond markets.

The supranational will focus next on its risk weighting, then bond and swap documents, relevant policies and IT systems, said AIIB treasurer Søren Elbech. Its head of funding, Martine Mills Hagen, starts work in September, after which AIIB will focus on how it will position itself among ...

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