Key Facts

BSTDB grants Observer Status to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) March 2017

BSTDB grants Observer Status to the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), member of the Islamic Development Bank Group June 2016

Inaugural Benchmark USD 500 Million Bond Issue April 2016

BSTDB established a EUR 1 billion Euro Medium Term Note programme May 2015

CHF 100 million 4.5 year bond issue May 2015

BSTDB credit rating upgraded to A2 by Moody's February 2014

BSTDB issues CHF 200 million bond September 2012

BSTDB grants Observer Status to the Vnesheconombank (VEB), Russian Development Bank September 2011

BSTDB grants Observer Status to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) June 2011

BSTDB receives issuer credit ratings from Standard & Poor’s: “A” long term and “A-1” short term; outlook stable June 2011

BSTDB credit rating upgraded to A3 by Moody's September 2010

First bond issue May 2009

Additional BSTDB shares worth SDR 1 billion (appx. USD 1,5 billion) fully subscribed and allocated by existing shareholders October 2008

Technical Cooperation Special Fund established with the Development Bank of Austria October 2008

BSTDB grants Observer Status to the Nordic Investment Bank October 2008

BSTDB grants Observer Status to the European Investment Bank, Development Bank of Austria and the Association of European Development Finance Institutions June 2008

Shareholders decide to increase the authorised capital of the Bank from SDR 1 billion to SDR 3 billion (approx. USD 4,8 billion) December 2007

BSTDB credit rating upgraded to Baa1 by Moody's October 2006

BSTDB grants observer status to KfW Banking Group (Germany) May 2006

First syndicated borrowing from international commercial banks May 2004

The Bank obtains from Moody’s Investors Service initial investment grade ratings of long term Baa2 and short term rating of P2 March 2004

Observer Status World Bank May 2000

Treasury Operations March 2000

First Project Signed December 1999

Start of Operations June 1999

Inaugural Meeting February 1998

BSTDB Agreement January 1997

BSEC Established June 1992