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PRESS RELEASE February 8, 2013

World Bank Launches Bond in Chilean Peso

Washington, DC, February 8, 2013 – Today, the World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, rated Aaa/AAA), launched a Chilean Peso (CLP) 50 billion 3-year fixed rate note lead managed by Toronto Dominion Securities.

Transaction Summary:

Issuer: World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD) 
Amount: CLP 50 billion (payable in USD)
Settlement date: 2/15/2013
Maturity date: 2/5/2016
Issue Price: 100.916% 
Coupon: 4.25% annually
Denomination: CLP 1,000,000
Listing: Luxembourg Stock Exchange
Clearing systems: Euroclear / Clearstream

About the World Bank

The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD), rated Aaa/AAA (Moody’s/S&P), is an international organization created in 1944. It operates as a global development cooperative owned by 188 nations. It provides its members with financing, expertise and coordination services so they can achieve equitable and sustainable economic growth in their national economies and find effective solutions to pressing regional and global economic and environmental problems. The overriding goal is to achieve major, sustainable improvements in standards of living worldwide. It has been issuing bonds in the international capital markets for over 60 years to fund its activities. 

Information for investors is available on the World Bank Treasury website: (