The Accountant General announces the issue of €100,000,000 Malta Government Stocks subject to an over-allotment option of an additional sum of €40,000,000 as follows:
3.75% Malta Government Stock 2017(IV) Fungibility Issue, and
4.3% Malta Government Stock 2022 (II) Fungibility Issue, and
4.8% Malta Government Stock 2028 (I), or
any combination of the above three Stocks which shall in the aggregate be Euro 100,000,000.
Applications open on Monday 29th October, 2012 at 8.30 a.m. and close on the time and dates as hereunder, or earlier at the discretion of the Accountant General:
at 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday 31st October, 2012 for applications by any single and/or joint applications which in the aggregate do not exceed Euro100,000 per person, and
at 12.00 (noon) on Friday 2nd November, 2012 for applications in the form of sealed bids (auction).
The price of each Stock at (i), (ii) and (iii) above, offered for subscription by members of the public shall be established on Thursday 25th October, 2012. Such price shall be announced to the Malta Stock Exchange and published in the daily local newspapers and through a Press Release by the Department of Information (DOI).
The allotment results of each stock to applicants whose applications are in the form of sealed bids (auction) will be determined and announced within two hours immediately after the closing time of applications by auction.
Application forms may be obtained from and lodged at, all members of the Malta Stock Exchange and other authorised Investment Service Providers. Application forms may be downloaded also from the Treasury’s website with effect from Friday 26th October, 2012.
More information on these stocks can be found in the prospectus which can be downloaded from the Treasury’s website at (www.treasury.gov.mt) as from Friday 19th October, 2012