GIIF has recently forged new partnerships with leading private sector insurance and microfinance institutions globally, namely AXA Corporate Solutions, Grameen Crédit Agricole, and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.
IFC issued a 10-year, 10 billion Indian rupee bond (equivalent to $163 million) in November 2014 to increase foreign investment in India, mobilizing international capital markets to support infrastructure development in the country.
IFC and the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) agreed in October 2014 to streamline their collaboration to provide much-needed financing to private companies and help boost growth and jobs in emerging markets.
IFC's operations in Western Europe cover relations with 21 countries including Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, as well as the European Union. Western Europe is an important region for IFC with Western European countries holding 31.88% of IFC capital, representing the largest IFC member if taken as a whole...