Why Invest?

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IFC’s value proposition:

  • A supranational institution with fully paid-in capital
  • Owned by governments of 184 member countries with more than 50 percent of capital held by AAA/AA sovereigns
  • Strong financial profile with substantial capital and high liquidity
  • Highly diversified global portfolio with debt and equity exposure in more than 120 countries and over 2,000 companies
  • 0 percent risk weighting under Basel Framework
  • Consistently rated AAA/Aaa (stable outlook) by S&P and Moody’s

IFC’s strong financial fundamentals:

  • IFC has one of the lowest ratios of debt to net worth of any supranational institution
  • IFC’s growth is financed predominantly by retained earnings
  • Duration of funding matches maturity of IFC’s loan portfolio
  • IFC’s equity investments are funded by its net worth

IFC has been recognized by leading industry bodies and has won a number of awards for its bond issuance activities, including Green Bond Development Bank of the Year, Impact Report of the Year, Power Performer: Social Bond Issuer. See the full list of awards.