Tender 601

Announcement

The Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) will hold a tender for the issue of Treasury Bonds on Friday, 3 May 2013. Details of the tender are set out below.

Series Offered 5.50% 21 January 2018
Series Number TB132
ISIN AU3TB0000093
Offered to Public ($million) 600
Reserve Bank Take-up ($million)
Total Amount Offered ($million) 600
First Coupon Payment Due* 21 July 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, 3 May 2013.

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. 601 are expected to be announced as soon as practicable after the closing time for the lodgement of bids on Friday, 3 May 2013.

Settlement Arrangements

Successful bids for Treasury Bonds offered in Tender No. 601 must be settled in the Austraclear System on Wednesday, 8 May 2013.

Last updated: 11 November 2013

Results

Series Offered 5.50% 21 January 2018
ISIN AU3TB0000093
Offered to Public ($million) 600
Reserve Bank Take-up ($million)
Total Amount Offered ($million) 600
Amount Allotted to Public ($million) 600
Weighted Average Issue Yield (%) 2.6835
Lowest Yield Accepted (%) 2.680
Highest Yield Accepted (%) 2.685
Amount Allotted at Highest Accepted Yield as Percentage of Amount Bid at that Yield* 47
Coverage Ratio 4.48

*Individual allotments may vary due to rounding.

Last updated: 11 November 2013