Tender for re-opening of 10-year Government Bonds under Institutional Bond Issuance Programme to be held on November 23
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), as representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSAR Government), announced today (November 14) that a switch tender under the Institutional Bond Issuance Programme will be held on November 23, 2022 (Wednesday), for settlement on November 24, 2022 (Thursday).
The switch tender will involve issue of 10-year Government Bonds through the re-opening of existing Government Bond issue 10GB2601 (Bonds) and early redemption of Government Bond issue 15GB3203.
An additional amount of HK$1.4 billion of the outstanding 10-year Bonds (issue no. 10GB2601) will be on offer. The Bonds will mature on January 21, 2026, and will carry interest at the rate of 1.68 per cent per annum payable semi-annually in arrears. The Indicative Pricings of the Bonds on November 14, 2022, is 93.02 with an annualised yield of 4.078 per cent. Successful bidders will additionally be required to deliver Government Bond issue 15GB3203 to the HKMA for early redemption at 84.01. The nominal value of Government Bond issue 15GB3203 to be delivered by a successful bidder shall equal to the nominal value of the Bonds allotted to the bidder at this switch tender.
Under the Institutional Bond Issuance Programme, tender is open only to Recognized Dealers which are appointed as Primary Dealers. Anyone wishing to apply for the Bonds on offer can do so through any of the Primary Dealers on the current published list, which can be obtained from the Hong Kong Government Bonds website at www.hkgb.gov.hk. Each tender must be for an amount of HK$50,000 or integral multiples thereof.
Tender results will be published on the HKMA's website, the Hong Kong Government Bonds website, the Refinitiv screen (HKGBINDEX), and Bloomberg (GBHK <GO>) not later than 3pm on the tender day.
HKSAR Government Institutional Bond Issuance Programme Tender Information
Tender information of re-opening of 10-year Government Bonds under the Institutional Bond Issuance Programme:
|Issue Number||:||10GB2601 (Re-open)|
|Stock code||:||4230 (HKGB 1.68 2601)|
|Tender Date and Time||:||November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
9.30am to 10.30am
|Issue and Settlement Date||:||November 24, 2022 (Thursday)|
|Amount on Offer||:||HK$1.4 billion|
|Remaining Maturity||:||Approximately 3.16 years|
|Maturity Date||:||January 21, 2026|
|Interest Rate||:||1.68% p.a. payable semi-annually in arrears|
|Interest Payment Dates||:||January 26, 2023
July 21, 2023
January 22, 2024
January 21, 2025
July 21, 2025
January 21, 2026
|Method of Tender||:||Competitive tender (conducted as a switch tender)|
|Bond for early redemption||:||15GB3203 (Stock code: 4232)|
|Tender Amount||:||Each competitive tender must be for an amount of HK$50,000 or integral multiples thereof. Any tender applications for the Bonds must be submitted through a Primary Dealer on the current published list.
The accrued interest on Government Bond issue 10GB2601 to be paid by successful bidders on the issue date (November 24, 2022) for the allotted amount is HK$289.97 per minimum denomination of HK$50,000.
The accrued interest on Government Bond issue 15GB3203 to be received by successful bidders on the issue date (November 24, 2022) for the redeemed amount is HK$214.89 per minimum denomination of HK$50,000.
(The accrued interest to be paid for allotted or redeemed amount exceeding HK$50,000 may not be exactly equal to the figures calculated from the accrued interest per minimum denomination of HK$50,000 due to rounding).
|Other details||:||Please see Information Memorandum available on the Hong Kong Government Bonds website at www.hkgb.gov.hk or approach Primary Dealers.|
|Expected commencement date of dealing on
the Stock Exchange
of Hong Kong Limited
|:||The tender amount is fully fungible with the existing 10GB2601 (Stock code: 4230) listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.|
Price/Yield Table of the Government Bonds at tender for reference* only:
* Disclaimer: The information provided here is for reference only. Although extreme care has been taken to ensure that the information provided is accurate and up-to-date, the HKMA does not warrant that all, or any part of, the information provided is accurate in all respects. You are encouraged to conduct your own enquiries to verify any particular piece of information provided on it. The HKMA shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered as a result of any use or reliance on any of the information provided here.
Ends/Monday, November 14, 2022
Issued at HKT 16:55
Issued at HKT 16:55