As COVID-19 started spreading, it was clear the World Bank needed to take action on a global scale and continued raising funds in the capital markets to do so.Heike Reichelt, Head of Investor Relations and New Products, World Bank
In a time of unprecedented global crisis, having the chance to be part of a deal that can help to reach developing countries all over the world as they tackle the effects of COVID-19 is very meaningful.Alex Paterson, Director, Sovereigns, Supranationals, Agencies and Regions Origination, Barclays
We knew how important it was for the World Bank that they could rely on us to help them manage such an important and significant deal in unprecedented circumstances. We’re honoured to have been able to play our part in executing financing solutions during the crisis.Lee Cumbes, Managing Director, Head of Public Sector Debt EMEA, Barclays
The International Finance Corporation is using the capital markets to support private companies and sustain economies impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
The AIIB has bold plans to boost economic growth, reduce inequalities and improve living conditions for millions across Asia, so is laying the foundations in the debt capital markets, to help fund the infrastructure required.