Australian Office of Financial Management

Wednesday, 28 October 2020
Oct/Nov 2020

State of rates: Australia's high-grade market in depth

On 22 October, KangaNews hosted the latest in the KangaNews Debt Capital Markets Summit 2020 webinar series. The session had a rates-market flavour, including a discussion between some of Australia’s leading market participants about how massively increased sovereign issuance, central-bank intervention and a raft of new dynamics will shape their sector.

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

AOFM reveals A$130 billion funding task for 2021/22

On 12 May, Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) revealed a borrowing task for the 2021/22 fiscal year of A$130 billion (US$101.9 billion) following the release of the federal budget the night before. Issuance of treasury indexed bonds by tender will be around A$2-2.5 billion.

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

AOFM well positioned for 2021/22 following A$14 billion syndication

The Australian Office of Financial Management issued its first syndication for calendar year 2021 on 13 April. Despite an improving budget position, the issuer says it was committed to establishing a new 2032 line this financial year.

Sunday, 11 April 2021

AOFM launches November 2032 Treasury bond syndication

On 12 April, the Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) (AAA/Aaa/AAA) launched its new, benchmark, November 2032 Treasury bond transaction. The forthcoming deal has indicative price guidance of 10.5-13.5 basis points over EFP. Pricing is expected on the day after launch. Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Deutsche Bank, UBS and Westpac Institutional Bank are joint lead managers.

Friday, 09 April 2021

AOFM planning November 2032 Treasury bond syndication

On 9 April, Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) revealed plans to establish a new Treasury bond line maturing in November 2032 by syndication in the week beginning 12 April. Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Deutsche Bank, UBS and Westpac Institutional Bank have been appointed joint lead managers.

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