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Bahamas Government Treasury Bill Term Sheet March 2022

Published: Friday March 18th, 2022


Tender Date: March 25, 2022


Security ID Issue Size (B$) Can Grow/Shrink? Unit Share(B$) Tenor (Days) Settlement Date Maturity Date
TB000-620 144,157,200 Yes 100 91 29-Mar-22 28-Jun-22
TB000-621 45,800,000 Yes 100 182 29-Mar-22 27-Sep-22
Total 189,957,200

Instructions for participation in the Treasury Bill Tender are outlined below for:

Participation: Investors may participate in the tender process in two ways:

(1) Competitive Participation   (Bids of nominal value $500,000 or greater) – prospective investors submit tenders providing a bid rate and corresponding price for consideration. Tenders are to be submitted electronically, in PDF format, to [email protected], no later than 3:00 p.m. on the Tender Date.

Example of purchase of 91–day T-Bills by a competitive participant:

"[Investor name] hereby tenders for 91-day Treasury Bills at nominal value $1,000,000 at the price of $99.3874 at a discount rate of 2.4572%."

(2) Non-competitive Participation (nominal value below $500,000) – following the initial tender and based on availability, investors may purchase at the market-derived discount rate. Prospective investors are to contact the Markets Unit at [email protected] expressing interest in purchasing available T-Bills via the secondary market. Non-competitive investors are permitted to purchase both 91- and 182-day T-Bills.

Example of purchase of 91–day T-Bills by a non-competitive participant:
"[Investor name] would like to invest in 91-days Treasury Bills at nominal value $100,000 at the market rate."

New investors may participate through a BISX registered broker dealer, a list of which may be found at:

Allocation: Competitive Participation - Successful participants will receive a confirmation on the first business day following the tender.

Purchase Price: Investors participating non-competitively will purchase at the average discount rate derived from the tender i.e. market rate. For a non-competitive investor purchasing $100,000 of 91-day T-Bills at the prevailing average discount rate of 2.568% on April 22, 2021, the cost was $99,359.76**.

**Issue Date: April 22, 2021
Maturity Date: July 22, 2021
Cost to investor $99,359.76 = $100,000 – ($100,000 * 2.568% * (91/365)
Face Value – [Face Value * Average Discount Rate * (Days to Maturity/365)]

Instructions: Existing investors may make settlement payments 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 + TBill Tender (e.g. John Doe NIB#12345 TBill Tender)
ii)Central Bank Digital Currency Sand Dollar Information:
Direct payments to Receiver's Custom Name (alias):
[email protected]

New Investors may participate through a BISX registered broker dealer, a list of which may be found at:

Grow/Shrink: Each security in this offer has the capacity to grow or shrink based on total bids received. The entire offer also has the capacity to grow or shrink. The issuer maintains the right to cap the offer, at its sole discretion.