Tender 259

Announcement

The Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) will hold a tender for the issue of Treasury Bonds on Wednesday, 11 February 2009. Details of the tender are set out below.

Series Offered 6.50% 15 May 2013
Series Number TB118
Offered to Public ($million) 600
Reserve Bank Take-up ($million)
Total Amount Offered ($million) 600
First Coupon Payment Due* 15 May 2009
First Coupon Payment Amount (per $100 face value) $3.250

+The amount allotted to public may differ from the amount offered to public due to rounding of amounts allotted at the highest accepted yield.
*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 BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL ® Service, between 10.15 am and 10.30 am Australian Eastern Daylight Time on Wednesday, 11 February 2009.

All bids must comply with the Information Memorandum for Treasury Bonds dated 6 December 2007, a copy of which is available on the Australian Office of Financial Management’s website at www.aofm.gov.au.

Announcement of Results

The results of Tender No. 259 are expected to be announced as soon as practicable after the closing time for the lodgement of bids on Wednesday, 11 February 2009.

Settlement Arrangements

Successful bids for Treasury Bonds offered in Tender No. 259 must be settled during Austraclear System hours on Monday, 16 February 2009.

Last updated: 13 November 2013

Results

Series Offered 6.50% 15 May 2013
Offered to Public ($million) 600
Reserve Bank Take-up ($million)
Total Amount Offered ($million) 600
Amount Allotted to Public ($million) 601
Weighted Average Issue Yield (%) 3.4608
Lowest Yield Accepted (%) 3.455
Highest Yield Accepted (%) 3.470
Amount Allotted at Highest Accepted Yield as Percentage of Amount Bid at that Yield* 53
Coverage Ratio 2.6

*Individual allotments may be higher due to rounding.

Last updated: 13 November 2013