Australian Government, the Australian Office of Financial Management

Operational Notice

No: 02/2014
11 March 2014

Launch of New April 2026 Treasury Bond

The AOFM announces the issue by syndication of a new 4.25% 21 April 2026 Treasury Bond.  The initial issue is expected to be of a benchmark size.

Initial price guidance for the issue is a spread of 23 to 26 basis points to the implied bid yield for the primary ten-year Treasury Bond futures contract.

The issue is expected to be priced on Wednesday, 12 March 2014.

Citi, Deutsche Bank AG, UBS Investment Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank will act as Joint-Lead Managers for the issue.

There will be no further issuance of this Treasury Bond prior to May 2014.  The AOFM will be mindful of the performance of the bond when considering the timing of further issuance.

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