The Treasury has made a syndicated issue of a new 10-year bond for 6,000 million euros. The securities expire on October 31, 2029, have a coupon of 0.60% and an interest rate of 0.629%, equivalent to 33 basis points above the mid-swap rate (reference rate of the interbank market for interest rate swaps). of interest).
This profitability is the lowest in the history of the Treasury in a syndication to 10 years and represents a reduction of 83 basis points compared to the previous issuance to this term in January.
The demand has exceeded 27,500 million euros. It also highlights the high quality of the orders received, which has enabled the Treasury to allocate the issue among 212 highly diversified accounts, by type of investor as well as by geographical area.
The participation of non-resident investors reaches record figures
The participation of non-resident investors has reached 86% of the syndication, the highest figure in recent years. Both the high demand and the reduction in interest rates highlight the confidence of international investors in the strength of the Spanish economy. Confidence that is being reflected in the reduction of financing costs of the Treasury, which continue to fall to stand at 0.51% on average, the lowest in history.
Among the investors, the participation of the United Kingdom and Ireland stands out, with 26.1%; followed by the whole of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, with 18.1%; France and Italy, with 15.6%; Asia, with 10.7%; and the United States and Canada, with 6.7%. The rest of the regions obtained 8.8% of the issue.
Considering the type of investor, the largest share has corresponded to fund managers, with 47.2%; followed by bank treasuries, with 20.9%; insurers and pension funds, with 13.5%; central banks and official institutions, with 8.3%; and leveraged funds, with 2.0%. Other investors have represented 8.1%.
With this third syndication of the 2019 financial year, the Treasury executed 57.7% of its medium and long-term issuance target for the entire year (121,933 million euros).
BBVA, Crédit Agricole CIB, Goldman Sachs International Bank, HSBC, Santander and Société Générale have acted as directors of this issue. The rest of the group of Market Makers of Bonds and State Obligations have acted as co-directors.