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Bahamas Registered Stock Benchmark Prospectus April 2022 Results

Published: Tuesday March 29th, 2022
Amended: Tuesday April 19th, 2022



BAHAMAS REGISTERED STOCK 2025, 2027, 2029, 2032, 2042 AND 2052 ISSUE OF B$26,000,000 ISSUED  


Prospectus Date: 29th March, 2022


Issuer: Bahamas Government Open Date: 6th April, 2022 (9:30 a.m.)
Registrar: Central Bank of The Bahamas Close Date: 8th April, 2022 (3:00 p.m.)
Organizer: Central Bank of The Bahamas Settlement: 14th April, 2022
Minimum: $100 First Int. Pmt: 15th September, 2022 (short)
Increment: $100 Calendar: Actual/365

Central Bank of The Bahamas must be in receipt of all applications and funds before 3 p.m. on 8th April 2022.

Security ID Issue Size Can Grow/Shrink? Unit Share(B$) Tenor (Years) Interest Fixed Maturity Interest Payment   Final
BGR150125 2,000,000 Yes 100 3 3.60% 15-Mar-25 Semi-annual   2,000,000
BGR150127 2,000,000 Yes 100 5 4.05% 15-Mar-27 Semi-annual   4,889,600
BGR150129 1,000,000 Yes 100 7 4.70% 15-Mar-29 Semi-annual   1,993,400
BGR150132 2,000,000 Yes 100 10 5.45% 15-Mar-32 Semi-annual   1,173,500
BGR150142 4,000,000 Yes 100 20 6.00% 15-Mar-42 Semi-annual   685,900
BGR150152 15,000,000 Yes 100 30 6.50% 15-Mar-52 Semi-annual   15,257,600
  26,000,000               26,000,000

Instructions for participation in this Initial Public Offering are outlined below for:

Existing Investors:

Application:  Complete the electronic application form. Sign and submit the application form to the Markets Unit IPO email address [email protected] with the subject "BRS Application" + "Client Name" (e.g. BRS Application for John Doe). Applicants will receive an acknowledgement within four hours of submission, during normal business hours.

KYC/ID:   (1) Bahamian E-Passport; or
(2) NIB Smart Card paired with one of the following: Bahamian Driver’s License, National Identity Card, Permanent Residence Permit, other National Passport, or Spousal Permit. 

Payment:   Subscription payments may be made electronically via commercial bank or digitally via Sand Dollar in accordance with the user’s wallet limit. 

Settlement instructions are as follows:  

i)Bank Wire Information:
Beneficiary Bank: Central Bank of The Bahamas
Account: CBOB General Account 1315010051
Branch Code: 10000 (if applicable)
Details: Applicant Name + NIB Number + BRS Application (e.g. John Doe NIB#12345 BRS Application)
ii) Central Bank Digital Currency Sand Dollar Information:
Direct payments to Receiver's Custom Name (alias):
[email protected]

Allocation:   Securities will be awarded in accordance with the Central Bank’s priority-based auction allocation method, with first priority given to individuals applying for $250,000 or less. All other applicants-individuals greater than $250,000 and institutions-will be classified as Priority Level 2. Allotments may be prorated, as needed, depending on the total value of subscriptions.  

Grow/Shrink:   Each security in this offering has the capacity to grow or shrink based on total subscriptions received for each tenor. The entire offer also has the capacity to grow or shrink, commensurate with overall demand. The issuer maintains the right to cap the offer, at its sole discretion.

Refunds:   All refunds will be disbursed within three business days following the settlement date.

Certificates:   Successful applicants will receive an electronic copy of their allotments, via email, within three business days following settlement.

(The Central Bank discontinued the provision of physical bond certificates effective July 2020.)