Press Release N° 153 of 10/22/2009
The Ministry of Economy and Finance announces the placement result of the first tranche of the new 30-year BTP€i. The bond, maturing on September 15th 2041, has 2.55% annual coupon, paid on a semi-annual basis. The settlement date of the transaction is set on October 28th.
The amount of 3.5 billion euros has been issued at a re-offer price of 98.891, equivalent to a 2.618% gross annual real yield.
The bond has been placed through a syndicate structured with five lead managers: Banca Imi Spa, Barclays Bank PLC, Bnp Paribas, Deutsche Bank A.G. e Royal Bank of Scotland PLC. All the other Specialists in Italian Government bonds have been invited to participate as Co-Lead Managers.
Details regarding the demand composition will follow in the next press release of the Ministry.
These materials are not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The BTP have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration under the Securities Act or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act.