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- Exchange transaction of Government bonds via Bank of Italy


Press release N° 178 of 12/04/2023

The Ministry of the Economy and Finance (MEF) announces that an exchange transaction will be held at the Bank of Italy on December 6, 2023. The operation will be held through a marginal auction, with discretionary determination of the price and quantity issued.
Two bonds will be issued in exchange of four bonds to be bought back.
The following bonds will be issued:

Type ISIN code Issue Date Maturity date Coupon
BTP IT0004889033(*) 22 Jan 2013 01 Sep 2028 4.75 %
BTP IT0004286966 01 Aug 2007 01 Aug 2039 5.00 %

The issued nominal amount of the above mentioned bonds will not exceed 3,000 million euros for both bonds together.
Bonds accepted for the exchange operation, subject to buyback, will be:

Type ISIN code Issue Date Maturity date Coupon
BTP IT0005439275(*) 15 Mar 2021 15 Apr 2024 0.00 %
BTP IT0005367492(*) 01 Apr 2019 01 Jul 2024 1.75 %
BTP IT0005001547(*) 01 Mar 2014 01 Sep 2024 3.75 %
CCTeu IT0005218968 15 Aug 2016 15 Feb 2024 -
(*) The security has at least one tranche issued "ad hoc" for REPO operations.

The buyback prices of the bonds admitted for the exchange operation will be announced on the auction day at 10 a.m.
The bids of the Specialists in Government bonds are to be transmitted to the Bank of Italy through the National Interbank Network, by 11 a.m. of the same day. The allocated amount will be determined by excluding offers presented at prices not deemed favourable given the current market conditions.
Only “Specialists in Government Bonds” will be allowed to participate in the exchange offer. No placement fee will be paid for the transaction.
The transaction will be settled on December 11, 2023.

Rome 12/04/2023
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