The Ministry of the Economy and Finance (MEF) announces that an exchange transaction via electronic trading system will be held on May 21, 2014.
One bond will be issued in exchange of up to five bonds to be bought back.
Offered bond is the BTP 01 Dec 2018, coupon 3.50% (IT0004957574).
In order to ensure an efficient impact on the secondary market and for the purpose of managing the government bonds’ redemption profile, the issued nominal amount of the above mentioned bond will not exceed 2,500 million euros.
Basket of Government bonds for exchange transaction (subject to buyback):
- IT0004568272 BTP 15 Apr 2015, coupon 3.00%
- IT0003844534 BTP 01 Aug 2015, coupon 3.75%
- IT0004404965 CCT 01 Sep 2015
- IT0004880990 BTP 01 Dec 2015, coupon 2.75%
- IT0004652175 CCTeu 15 Oct 2017
The buyback prices of the bonds admitted for the exchange transaction, to be chosen within the above list, will be directly and exclusively visible on the electronic platform at 10 am of May 21, 2014. The exchange transaction will take place from 10 am and finish no later than 11 am of the mentioned day.
The allotment of the bonds to be issued will take place at the price offered by each operator and accepted by the MEF.
Only “Specialists in Government Bonds” will be allowed to participate in the exchange transaction. No placement fee will be paid for this operation.
The transaction will be settled on May 26, 2014.