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Ministry of Economy and FinanceSyndicated exchange: buyback of BTP Italia due in April 2020 and concurrent reopening of nominal bonds

Press Release N° 162 of 10/17/2018

The Republic of Italy has mandated Banca IMI S.p.A., Monte dei Paschi di Siena Capital Services Banca per le Imprese S.p.A and UniCredit S.p.A for the buyback transaction of the BTP Italia due 23rd April 2020, coupon 1.65% (ISIN IT0005012783). The transaction is consistent with what has been foreseen in 2018 Public Debt Management Guidelines, considering the large redemption volume of the mentioned BTP Italia. Additionally, the Ministry of the Economy and Finance has mandated the same dealers for syndicated additional tranches of the followings nominal bonds:

  • BTP 2.00% - 12/01/25 (ISIN IT0005127086)
  • BTP 4.50% - 03/01/26 (ISIN IT0004644735)
  • BTP 2.00% - 02/01/28 (ISIN IT0005323032)
  • BTP 5.25% - 11/01/29 (ISIN IT0001278511)
  • BTP 3.25% - 09/01/46 (ISIN IT0005083057)


The buyback transaction of BTP Italia and the reopening of the selected bonds will be executed, subject to market conditions, on October 18th. The repurchased amount of BTP Italia will be indicatively equal to 3,000 million euros. FCA/ICMA stabilisation.

The information contained herein is not for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States of America. The materials do not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities discussed herein have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “US Securities Act”) and the securities may not be offered or sold in the United States of America absent registration or an exemption from registration as provided in the U.S. Securities Act, and the rules and regulations thereunder. No public offering of securities is being or will be made in the United States of America. Accordingly, the securities are being offered, sold or delivered only to persons outside the United States in offshore transactions in reliance on Regulation S under the US Securities Act.

Rome 10/17/2018

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