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Dept 20 - Debt and Financial Assets Management Department
Dept 20 - Debt and Financial Assets Management Department

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  • State Debt
Updated 15-4-2016

According to the Primary Dealer Agreement for Czech Government Securities Primary Dealer has the exclusive right to carry the title of „Primary Dealer in Czech Government Securities“. The Primary Dealer is obliged to participate in the auctions of Czech Government Bonds organized by the Czech National Bank on behalf of the Ministry of Finance and submit bids of investors and purchase not less than 3% of the total face value of Czech Government Bonds sold in primary auctions within four consecutive evaluation periods. The Primary Dealer is obliged to be system participant and act as a market maker at the chosen DETS, act in accordance with to contribute on best effort basis to the liquidity of the secondary market trading of the Czech Government Bonds. The chosen DETS has been platform MTS Czech Republic (Mercato Telematico Secondario) since 1 November 2011. Based on the decision of the Committee of Primary Dealers on 16 October 2015, the platform has been extended for the following two years until 31 December 2017.

The Primary Dealer is entitled to exclusive submission of bids at the Auctions of Czech Government Bonds and The Primary Dealer or an applicant to become a new member of the Primary Dealer Group have the exclusive right to participate in Tap Issuance, Buy-Backs or Exchanges. The Primary Dealer with whom the Ministry of Finance may enter into an Global Master Repurchase Agreement Global Master Securities Lending Agreement or Master Agreement for Financial Transactions concluded only in Czech language as Rámcová smlouva o obchodování na finančním trhu has the right to participate in Lending Facilities, repurchase transactions or buy and sell back. The Primary Dealer has the exclusive right to participate in the Primary Dealer Committee as described in the Section, regular meetings of the committee shall be convened at least once a quarter.