FG To Auction ₦150 Billion Bonds In April

Ms Patience Oniha
Ms Patience Oniha

The Debt Management Office on Wednesday disclosed that the Federal Government would offer N150bn bonds for subscription in April.
A circular by the DMO on its website showed that the breakdown of bonds comprised of three bonds worth N50bn each.

They are 10-year reopening bond to be offered at the rate of 16.2884 per cent and to mature in March 2027; a 15- year reopening bond to be offered at 12.5 per cent and mature in March 2035; and the third and longest bond which is a 25-yeaer reopening bond to be offered at 9.8 per cent and mature in July 2045.

According to the DMO, the bonds which would be auctioned on April 21, 2021 have a settlement date of April 23, 2021.

The DMO had earlier disclosed that the Federal Government’s bonds for March worth N150bn which were auctioned were oversubscribed by N183.48bn.

The total subscription received from investors for the bonds was N333.48bn comprising of N65.25bn for 16.2884 per cent FGN March 2027 bonds; N110.19bn for 12.5 per cent FGN March 2035 bonds; and N158.04bn for 9.8 per cent FGN July 2045 bonds.

The auction result added that out of 82, 125 and 215 total bids for the tenures, 48, 88 and 176 were successful.

It stated that a total of N262.1bn was allotted, comprising of N44.01bn, N86.29bn and N131.80bn respectively.

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