FG Sukuk Bond Oversubscribed

Debt Management Office(DMO)

FG Sukuk Bond Oversubscribed
…..Gets N132bn for N100bn Offer
The federal government received over N132 billion subscriptions from 2,073 investors for its N100 billion seven-year 15.74 per cent Sukuk offer, the Debt Management Office (DMO) has said.
“The Debt Management Office (DMO) has announced the result of its recent public offering of N100 billion, 7-year 15.743% Sovereign Sukuk due 2025. In the announcement, the DMO said it received Subscriptions of over N132 billion from 2073 Investors”, it said.
The DMO, in a statement made available to Economic Confidential in Abuja on Saturday, announced the result and added that the bond would be due in 2025.
The statement said that the high success rate of the Sukuk, which is the second by the federal government, showed investors’ appetite for government securities.
The debt management office added that it showed the investors’ interest in the fact that the proceeds would be used to improve the state of road infrastructure in the country.
The bond, which is aimed at funding road infrastructure across the six geo-political zones, is payable semi-annually.
Subscription for the bond, which is guaranteed by government, closed on Monday.
The government, had in 2017, raised a N100 billion seven-year debut Sukuk bond for the financing of 25 road projects across the six geo-political zones of the country.

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