Tender 561

Announcement

The Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) will hold a tender for the issue of Treasury Bonds on Friday, 19 October 2012. Details of the tender are set out below.

Series Offered 5.50% 21 January 2018
Series Number TB132
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 Daylight Time on Friday, 19 October 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. 561 are expected to be announced as soon as practicable after the closing time for the lodgement of bids on Friday, 19 October 2012.

Settlement Arrangements

Successful bids for Treasury Bonds offered in Tender No. 561 must be settled in the Austraclear System on Wednesday, 24 October 2012.

Last updated: 11 November 2013

Results

Series Offered 5.50% 21 January 2018
Offered to Public ($million) 500
Reserve Bank Take-up ($million)
Total Amount Offered ($million) 500
Amount Allotted to Public ($million) 500
Weighted Average Issue Yield (%) 2.7623
Lowest Yield Accepted (%) 2.755
Highest Yield Accepted (%) 2.765
Amount Allotted at Highest Accepted Yield as Percentage of Amount Bid at that Yield* 30
Coverage Ratio 4.95

*Individual allotments may vary due to rounding.

Last updated: 11 November 2013