17th April 2018
International Development Association (IDA)
Pre - Stabilisation Notice
Nomura International plc, London Branch (contact: New Issue Syndicate on 0207-545- 4361) hereby gives notice that the Stabilising Managers(s) named below may stabilise the offer of the following securities in accordance with Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2273/2003 implementing the Market Abuse Directive (2003/6/EC).
§ Issuer: International Development Association (IDA)
§ Guarantor (if any): N/A
§ Aggregate nominal amount: USD 1,500,000,000
§ Description: IDA, USD 1.5bn, 2.75% FXD, due 24th April 2023, VD 24th April 2018
(ISIN: RegS XS1811022091/ 144a US45939EAA82)
§ Issue price: 99.357
§ Stabilising Manager(s): Nomura (Stabilisation coordinator)
§ Stabilisation period expected to start on: 17th April 2018
§ Stabilisation period expected to end no later than: 24th May 2018
§ Maximum size of over allotment facility: 5% of the aggregate nominal amount stated above
In connection with the offer of the above securities, the Stabilising Manager(s) may over-allot the securities or effect transactions with a view to supporting the market price of the securities at a level higher than that which might otherwise prevail. However, there is no assurance that the Stabilising Manager(s) will take any stabilisation action and any stabilisation action, if begun, may be ended at any time.
This announcement is for information purposes only and does not constitute an invitation or offer to underwrite, subscribe for or otherwise acquire or dispose of any securities of the Issuer in any jurisdiction. This announcement and the offer of the securities to which it relates are directed only at persons outside the United Kingdom and persons in the United Kingdom who have professional experience in matters related to investments or who are high net worth persons within article 12(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2001 and must not be acted on or relied on by other persons in the United Kingdom.
In addition, if and to the extent that this announcement is communicated in, or the offer of the securities to which it relates is made in, any EEA Member State that has implemented Directive 2003/71/EC (together with any applicable implementing measures in any Member State, the "Prospectus Directive") before the publication of a prospectus in relation to the securities which has been approved by the competent authority in that Member State in accordance with the Prospectus Directive (or which has been approved by a competent authority in another Member State and notified to the competent authority in that Member State in accordance with the Prospectus Directive), this announcement and the offer are only addressed to and directed at persons in that Member State who are qualified investors within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive (or who are other persons to whom the offer may lawfully be addressed) and must not be acted on or relied on by other persons in that Member State. This announcement is not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan or any other jurisdiction in which such distribution would be unlawful. This document does not constitute an offer for securities for sale in any jurisdiction where it would be unlawful to offer or sell securities absent registration or exemption from registration under any relevant laws, rules or other regulations.
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