Sovereign: UK Debt Management Office

Issuer: UK Debt Management Office
Date of issue: Jun 16, 2009
Size: £7 billion
Pricing: 11bp over the 4.25% 2032 gilt

Bookrunners: Barclays Capital, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland

June 2009’s £7 billion 25-year transaction represents the UK Debt Management Office’s inaugural nominal syndicated gilt; the first syndicated gilt since an inflation-linked deal in 2005 and the largest ever syndicated government bond from a European sovereign borrower. The transaction was the first tranche from