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LONDON, October 26, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

The Minster Building

21 Mincing Lane



Tel 020 7862 6500

26 October 2021



Auction Details

Auction Date

Tuesday, 2 November 2021

Issue and Settlement Date

Wednesday, 3 November 2021

Bidding Convention

Fully paid Bid Price (see Note 1)

Accrued Interest payable with bid

£0.053571428571 per £100 nominal

Auction Open

10:30am London Time

Auction Close

11:30am London Time

Post Auction Option Facility Open

2:00pm London Time

Post Auction Option Facility Close

2:30pm London Time

Details of Security


1⅝% Treasury Gilt 2071

Amount (nominal) for auction

£1,250 million (fungible with previous issues) (see Note 3)

Nominal outstanding after auction

£22,902.6 million

Maturity Date

22 October 2071 at par

Interest Payment Dates

22 April and 22 October






No (see Note 4)

Interest Payable

Gross (see Note 2)

Next Interest Payment Date

22 April 2022 (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 earlier than 10.30 am on Tuesday, 2 November 2021 and not later than 11.30 am on Tuesday, 2 November 2021.

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.


Prospectus for auction of £1,250 million of 1⅝% Treasury Gilt 2071

DMO : 26 October 2021

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

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

DMO : 14 September 2021

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.

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UK Debt Management Office

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