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14 April 2020




Auction Details

Auction Date

Tuesday, 21 April 2020

Issue and Settlement Date

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Bidding Convention

Fully paid Bid Price (see Note 1)

Accrued Interest payable with bid

Nil (see Note 5)

Auction Open

10:30am London time

Auction Close

11:30am London Time

Details of Security


1⅝% Treasury Gilt 2054

Amount (nominal) for auction

£1,500 million (fungible with previous issues) (see Note 3)

Nominal outstanding after auction

£10,250.0 million

Maturity Date

22 October 2054 at par

Interest Dates

22 April and 22 October






No (see Note 4)

Interest Payable

Gross (see Note 2)

Next Receivable Interest Payment Date

22 October 2020 (Standard Coupon)

Note 1: Bids may be made on either a competitive or a non‑competitive basis. Details of the bidding procedures are set out in the prospectus and in the Information Memorandum. Gilt‑edged Market Makers may bid by means of the Bloomberg Bond Auction System to the DMO not later than 11.30 am on Tuesday, 21 April 2020.

Note 2: Holders may elect to have United Kingdom income tax deducted from interest payments, should they so wish, on application to the Registrar, Computershare Investor Services PLC.

Note 3: Subject to the provisions of the Information Memorandum, this auction will be eligible for the Post Auction Option Facility of an additional amount of the Gilt equivalent to 25% of the nominal amount of the Gilt allocated at the auction. Details of the Post Auction Option Facility procedures are set out in the Information Memorandum, as supplemented by the Prospectus.

Note 4: The Gilt may not be stripped and reconstituted until so specified in a notice issued by the DMO.

Note 5: The settlement date of this auction, 22 April 2020, is an interest payment date in respect of the Gilt; therefore the price payable for the Gilt will not reflect any addition in respect of accrued interest or deduction in respect of rebate interest.


Prospectus for auction of £1,500 million of 1⅝% Treasury Gilt 2054


DMO : 14 April 2020

Available on the DMO’s Gilt Market Publications webpage at:

Information Memorandum relating to the Issue, Stripping and Reconstitution of British Government Stock


DMO : 31 March 2020

Formulae for Calculating Gilt Prices from Yields


DMO : 16 March 2005

Applications from Members of the Approved Group of Investors

For this auction applications may not be made by members of the Approved Group.

Remit 2020-21

Gilt sales of £156.1 billion (cash) are currently planned in 2020-21

Short Name: UKDMO
Category Code: IOD
Sequence Number: 697151
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20200414T163212+0100


UK Debt Management Office


UK Debt Management Office