Treasury Bond Tender Announcement
Tender Number 557
21 September 2012
The Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) will hold a tender for the issue of Treasury Bonds on Friday, 28 September 2012. Details of the tender are set out below.
|Series Offered||5.50% 21 January 2018|
|Offered to Public ($million)||500|
|Reserve Bank Take-up ($million)||-|
|Total Amount Offered ($million)||500|
|First Coupon Payment Due*||21 January 2013|
|First Coupon Payment Amount (per $100 face value)||$2.750|
*Coupons will be paid at half-yearly intervals thereafter.
Lodgement of Bids
Bids may be lodged by Registered Bidders through the AOFM Tender System, which is accessed via the Yieldbroker DEBTS System, between 10.45 am and 11.00 am Australian Eastern Standard Time on Friday, 28 September 2012.
All bids must comply with the Information Memorandum for Treasury Bonds dated 21 July 2011, a copy of which is available on the Australian Office of Financial Management's website.
Announcement of Results
The results of Tender No. 557 are expected to be announced as soon as practicable after the closing time for the lodgement of bids on Friday, 28 September 2012.
Successful bids for Treasury Bonds offered in Tender No. 557 must be settled in the Austraclear System on Thursday, 4 October 2012.