Supranationals will follow AfDB and securitize to gain lending power

More supranational banks will use synthetic securitization and other risk transfer techniques, specialists believe, after the African Development Bank’s trailblazing $1bn deal, revealed this week, writes Jon Hay.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 20 Sep 2018

The multilateral development banks (MDBs) feel the urgency of scaling up action to meet the Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Agreement targets by 2030, but they cannot count on being given enough new capital by their shareholders, national governments.

The potential to make existing capital go further by ...

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