Guatemala Issues $27 million in Bonds

  • Thursday, February 16, 2017
In the first issue using the book-entry system, the government sold Q207 million in treasury bonds, equivalent to $27 million, with maturities of 10, 12 and 15 years.
From a statement issued by the Ministry of Finance:

Today a first issue was made of Treasury Bonds of the Republic represented by book entry, which creates a basis to move towards a more developed government bond market and in particular, the secondary market. 

The results of this issue are as follows: demand was received for Q.537.24 million, of which 56.17% were for the maturity date 12.15.2027; 28.20% for the maturity date of 02/08/2029; and 15.63% for the maturity date of 4/27/2032. This time Q.471.0 millones, ie 16.05% of the demand was awarded.

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