The Ministry of Economy and Finance announces the placement results of the first BTP Green syndicated issuance, the new Italian government bond designed to support public expenditures with positive environmental impact in line with the provisions of the Budget Law for 2020 (Law 27 December 2019 n. 160). The bond, maturing on the 30th April 2045 with accrual date 30th of October 2020, has a 1.50% annual coupon, paid on a semi-annual basis. The settlement date of the transaction is set on the 10th of March.
The amount of 8.5 billion Euro has been issued at a re-offer price of 99.168, equivalent to a 1.547% gross annual yield.
The bond has been placed through a syndicate, structured with five lead managers, BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole Corp. Inv. Bank, Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A., J.P. Morgan AG and NatWest Markets N.V. and with the rest of Specialists in Italian Government bonds participating as co-lead managers.
Details regarding the demand composition will follow in the next press release of the Ministry.
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