||Asean Affairs 12 July 2013
US$1 billion bond sales in Indonesia
The Indonesian government is selling bond worth US$1 billion as part of the Program of the US$20 billion Global Medium Term Note (GMTN).
The 10.25-year bond in US dollar denomination would be listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.
Sales were planned on July 11 or July 10 on New York time, the Debt Management Directorate General said in statement here on Thursday.
The bond, carrying a coupon rate of 5.375 percent with yield of 5.450 percent, would be issued on July 17, 2013 with maturity on October 17 in 2023.
Demands have been received from more than 120 investors totaling US$1.9 billion, the statement said.
Around 49 percent of the bond issues would be for US buyers, 26 percent for European investors and 25 percent for Asian investors.
The bond is given a rating of Baa3 by Moody`s, BB+ by
Standard and Poor`s and BBB- by Fitch.
Barclays, JP Morgan dan Standard Chartered Bank are the joint lead managers in the transactions with state securities companies PT Bahana Securities, PT Danareksa Sekuritas and PT Mandiri as co-managers.