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News and resources

IFFIm Returns to Market with US$ 750 Million 5-year Oversubscribed Vaccine Bonds

14 Apr 2021

IFFIm today priced US$ 750 million, 5-year fixed rate Vaccine Bonds that will provide Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance with immediately available funding to support routine immunisation in lower-income countries. The issuance, which is IFFIm’s second largest ever, will also accelerate the availability of critical funding for the Gavi COVAX Advance Market...

Italy reaffirms support of Gavi and CEPI with €5 million grant to IFFIm

26 Jan 2021

Italy’s new grant will provide immediate funding for CEPI’s COVID-19 vaccine research and development programme.

The Innovative Humanitarian Financing Forum to develop collaboration with WEF

19 Nov 2020

The Innovative Humanitarian Financing Forum (IHFF), founded by leaders from IFFIm’s Board and the British Red Cross, convened online on 4 November 2020, bringing to the table 33 people from 17 organisations, both returning and new participants, to explore ways to catalyse humanitarian investing initiatives. Launched to enthusiastic response in Lo...

IFFIm Prices US$500 Million 3-year Benchmark Vaccine Bonds

29 Oct 2020

IFFIm today priced US$ 500 million, 3-year fixed rate benchmark Vaccine Bonds that will provide Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, flexible funding for its core immunisation programmes and efforts to develop and distribute eventual COVID-19 vaccines to countries around the world, particularly the poorest.

IFFIm Appoints Kenneth Lay as Chair of its Board of Directors

29 Oct 2020

Lay succeeds Cyrus Ardalan, who introduced CEPI programme and led successful replenishment raising over US$ 926 million.

The art of innovative finance

29 Jul 2020

An interview with IFFIm Board member Marcus Fedder.

IFFIm issues NOK 2 billion in Vaccine Bonds for COVID-19 vaccine development

07 Jul 2020

IFFIm has issued NOK 2 billion in Vaccine Bonds to accelerate the availability of financing for urgent COVID-19 vaccine research and development by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations.