NTMA plans to launch new bond maturing in 2050

7 May 2019 - The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) announces plans to launch a new benchmark bond maturing in 2050 by syndication. Barclays, BNP Paribas, Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland Ltd, Danske Bank, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs have been appointed as joint lead managers for a benchmark transaction. It is expected to be launched and priced in the near future subject to market conditions. 

In light of the decision to proceed with a syndicated transaction the NTMA announces the cancellation of the bond auction scheduled for Thursday 9 May 2019.