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Following the Circular to All Banks referenced FMD/DIR/GEN/OGC/14/009 dated October 23, 2019 issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), it has become necessary for the Debt Management Office (DMO) to issue this Notice on Eligible Investors for Securities issued by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN).
The general public is hereby advised that Open Market Operation Bills (OMO Bills) are securities issued by the CBN for monetary management purposes. Thus, the Circular in question which excluded some investor categories from investing in OMO Bills, is limited to OMO Bills and does not apply to securities issued by the FGN.
The DMO wishes to assure the general public that there is no restriction on persons who can invest in FGN Securities. Thus, all investors, local and foreign, including individuals, co-operative societies, social clubs, town associations, local corporates, fund/asset managers, pension funds, insurance companies, banks and others are eligible to invest in FGN Securities.
The DMO offers a wide range of FGN Securities in various tenors to meet the needs of its growing and diverse investor base. The securities whose tenors currently range from 91 Days to 30 Years are: Nigerian Treasury Bills (NTB), Federal Government of Nigeria Bonds (FGN Bonds), Federal Government of Nigeria Savings Bond (FGNSB), Sukuk and Green Bonds.
October 28, 2019
OCTOBER 2019 FGN BOND AUCTION OVERSUBSCRIBED
Investor confidence in Federal Government of Nigeria’s Securities remained high at the FGN Bond Auction conducted by the Debt Management Office (DMO) on Wednesday October 23, 2019 as reflected by the very high subscription level at the Auction.
The DMO offered three (3) Instruments (5-year, 10-year and 30-year bonds) with a total face value of
N150.00 billion which were well received by investors. Total subscriptions received from competitive bids for the instruments was N255.99 billion, indicating a subscription level of 171%.
Investor appetite remained strong for the longer-dated bonds with subscriptions of
N119.78 billion for the 10-year bond, while subscriptions of N72.54 were received for the 30-year bond, giving subscription levels of 240% and 145% respectively, compared with the offered amounts of N50.00 billion each, for the two instruments.
Allotments were made to successful bidders at 14.0500% for the 5-year, 14.2333% for the 10-year and 14.6000% for the 30-year bonds. The rates are consistent with secondary market rates for the three (3) instruments. The Total amount allotted to competitive bidders for the three (3) instruments was
N139.81 billion, while the sum of N3.00 billion was allotted to non-competitive bidders. Overall, the total amount allotted at the Auction was N142.81 billion.
October 23, 2019