Tender 44


The Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) will hold a tender for the repurchase of two outstanding Treasury Bond lines on Monday, 10 December 2018. The total tender size will be $700 million, with the volume to be repurchased of each Treasury Bond line subject to a maximum*. Details of the tender are set out below.

Total Tender Size ($million) 700
Series to be Repurchased 4.50% 15 April 2020 1.75% 21 November 2020
Series Number TB126 TB146
Maximum Volume of Series to be repurchased – Subject to Total Tender Size ($million) 650 650
First Coupon Payment Due 15 April 2019 21 May 2019
First Coupon Payment Amount (per $100 face value) $2.250 $0.875

*If there are insufficient offers at yields the AOFM judges to be acceptable, a lower amount of Treasury Bonds may be repurchased.

Lodgment of Offers

Offers may be lodged by Registered Bidders through the AOFM Tender System, which is accessed via Yieldbroker DEBTS, between 10.00 am and 10.10 am Australian Eastern Daylight Time on Monday, 10 December 2018.

All offers must comply with the Information Memorandum for Treasury Bonds [PDF 792KB | RTF 1.215MB] dated 3 October 2017.

Announcement of Results

The results of the tender are expected to be announced as soon as practicable after the closing time for the lodgment of offers.

Settlement Arrangements

Successful offers for Treasury Bonds repurchased in the tender must be settled in the Austraclear System on Wednesday, 12 December 2018.

Last updated: 10 December 2018


Auction Summary
Tender Size ($m) 700
Offers Accepted ($m) 700
Offers Received ($m) 3,441
Coverage Ratio 4.9157
Treasury Bonds Purchased
Series Repurchased 4.50% 15 April 2020 1.75% 21 November 2020
Series ID TB126 TB146
Offers Accepted ($m) 305 395
Weighted Average Accepted Yield (%) 1.9197 1.9072
Lowest Yield Accepted (%) 1.9175 1.9050
Highest Yield Accepted (%) 1.9200 1.9100
Total Amount of All Offers Received ($m) 2,218 1,223
Total Number of Offers 15 17
Total Number of Successful Offers 2 5
Number of Offers Accepted in Full 1 3
Best Offer (%) 1.9200 1.9100
Worst Offer (%) 1.9000 1.8850
Weighted Average Offer (%) 1.9100 1.9011
Amount Repurchased at Lowest Accepted Yield as Percentage of Amount Offered at that Yield* 70 69.9

Last updated: 10 December 2018