Mar 10 2017
Signing of Agreements with Primary Dealers

Today the Government Debt Management on behalf of the Treasury and primary dealers signed agreements regarding Issuance and Market Making in Treasury securities. The objective of the agreements is to maintain the Treasury’s access to financing and to enhance price formation in the secondary market for Treasury securities. 

As of 1 April 2017, four financial undertakings have been appointed as “primary dealers in Treasury securities”. They are: Arion Banki hf., Islandsbanki hf., Kvika banki hf. and Landsbankinn hf.

Press release (pdf) 
Sample of agreement (pdf) 

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Results of additional issuance of Treasury bonds RIKB 28 1115

As stated in paragraph 5 of Terms of Invitation to Tender for Treasury bonds, the Government Debt Management offered the equivalent of 10% of the nominal value sold in the auction 5 July, at the price of accepted bids. This time Primary Dealers did not exercise their right to purchase in RIKB 28 1115. Total outstanding nominal value of RIKB 28 1115 is now 62,801,601,519 kr. Settlement date is 10 July 2019.

Quarterly Government Debt Management Prospect

Third quarter 2019

  • In Q3, benchmark Treasury bonds will be offered for sale in the amount of 8-12 b.kr. market value.[1]
  • Issuance of a new nominal two-year bond series is to be launched
  • It is also planned to issue Treasury bonds in the following series: RIKS 26 0216, and RIKB 28 0115.

[1]The sale price or market value refers to the clean price plus accrued indexation; i.e., with indexation but without accrued interest.

GDM Q3 Prospect 2019.pdf