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Results of additional issuance of RIKB 21 0805

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 11 October, at the price of accepted bids. This time Primary Dealers did exercise their right to purchase in RIKB 21 0805 for 215 m.kr. Total outstanding nominal value of RIKB 21 0805 is now 6,275,000,000 kr. Settlement date is 16 October 2019.

Treasury Bond Auction Announcement - RIKB 21 0805
Series RIKB 21 0805
ISIN IS0000031482
Maturity Date 08/05/2021
Auction Date 10/11/2019
Settlement Date 10/16/2019
10% addition 10/15/2019

On the Auction Date, between 10:30 am and 11:00 am, the Government Debt Management will auction Treasury bonds in the Series, with the ISIN number and with the Maturity Date according to the table above. Payments for the Treasury Bonds must be received by the Central Bank before 14:00 on the Settlement Date, and the Bonds will be delivered in electronic form on the same day. For an additional 10% see Article 6 of the General Terms of Auction Treasury Bonds.

For further information, please refer to the Government Debt Management website, i.e. for the description of the Treasury bond and the General Terms of Auction of Treasury Bonds.

For additional information please contact Oddgeir Gunnarsson, Government Debt Management, at +354 569 9635.

Quarterly Government Debt Management Prospect

Fourth quarter 2019

  • In Q4, benchmark Treasury bonds will be offered for sale for up to 7 b.kr. market value.[1]
  • Emphasis will be placed on continued buildup of a new two-year series, RIKB 21 0805.
  • Possible issuance in two series: RIKS 26 0216 and RIKB 28 1115.

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

GDM Q4 Prospect 2019.pdf