Risk Management Transactions for New Issuance Disclosure
Clients who participate in new issues of fixed income bonds in the wholesale primary bond markets in Europe should be aware of the Risk Management Transactions (RMT) for New Issuance Standard for the Fixed Income Markets published by the FICC Market Standards Board. See link below.
This Standard describes the key mechanics of an RMT, including the use of hedging transactions. In addition Barclays would like to make clients aware that when acting in a dealer capacity Barclays may enter into these hedging transactions before, during or after the pricing call.