Bahamas: bonds

Bahamas is an independent, English-speaking country consisting of 2,387 rocks, 661 cays and 29 islands. It is located in the Atlantic Ocean southeast of the United States of America; northeast to east of Cuba, Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti) and north to east of the Caribbean Sea.
Area – 13 878 sq.km (160th).
Population – 0,33 mln. (177th)
The capital is Nassau.
Official language – English.
Local currency – Bahamian dollar (BSD).
Government – Constitutional monarchy.

Outstanding bond issues

Сurrency Outstanding bond issues Cumulative volume
sovereign
USD 4 900 000 000
corporate
USD 9 4 875 000 000
RUR 8 7 664 800 000

Sovereign rating

Rating AgencyRatingRating scaleDate
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) *** Country Risk Classifications ***
Moody's Investors Service *** LT- foreign currency ***
Moody's Investors Service *** LT- local currency ***
S&P Global Ratings *** Foreign Currency LT ***
S&P Global Ratings *** Local Currency LT ***
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Latest bond issues

issue ISIN coupon volume end of placement maturity date
Silversea Cruise Holding, 7.25% 1feb2025, USD - International bonds USP9000LAA54 7.25% 550 000 000  USD 01/13/2017 02/01/2025
Bahamas, 5.75% 16jan2024, USD - International bonds USP06518AF40 5.75% 300 000 000  USD 01/14/2014 01/16/2024
Ultrapetrol, 8.875% 15jun2021, USD - International bonds US90400XAF15 8.875% 225 000 000  USD 12/30/2013 06/15/2021
Bahamas, 6.950% 20nov2029, USD - International bonds USP06518AE74 6.95% 300 000 000  USD 11/17/2009 11/20/2029
Bahamas, 7.125% 2apr2038, USD - International bonds USP06518AD91 7.125% 100 000 000  USD 04/02/2008 04/02/2038
Bahamas, 6.625% 15may2033, USD - International bonds USP06518AC19 6.625% 200 000 000  USD 07/23/2003 05/15/2033

World Bond market statistics

Quarterly indices

Type IV 2016 III 2016 II 2016 I 2016 IV 2015 III 2015 II 2015
BIS volume of international-bond market of emerging countries
Bahamian international bonds, USD bln 12.800 12.400 12.600 12.900 12.700 13.100 13.700
BIS net issues of international-bond market of emerging countries
International-bond net issue of Bahamas, USD bln 0.400 0.100 0.300 0.100 -0.200 -0.300 0.600

Currencies

Daily indices

Type: 03/22/2017 03/21/2017 03/20/2017 03/17/2017 03/16/2017 03/15/2017 03/14/2017
Exchange Rates (Emerging Markets)
USD/BSD 1.0000 1.0000 1.0000 1.0000 1.0000 1.0000 1.0000
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Bonds prices

issue volume maturity date bid prices ask prices
date bid price yield date ask price yield
Bahamas, 5.75% 16jan2024, USD   USD 01/16/2024 05/18/2016 ***.** *.* 05/18/2016 ***.** *.**
Bahamas, 6.625% 15may2033, USD   USD 05/15/2033 05/18/2016 ***.** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.** *.**
Bahamas, 6.950% 20nov2029, USD   USD 11/20/2029 05/18/2016 *** *.** 05/18/2016 *
Bahamas, 7.125% 2apr2038, USD   USD 04/02/2038 05/18/2016 ***.*** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.*** *.**
Ultrapetrol, 8.875% 15jun2021, USD   USD 06/15/2021 05/18/2016 **.* **.** 05/18/2016 *** *.**
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