Through the Purchase and Sale Service:
In order to purchase gilts using the Purchase and Sale Service provided by Computershare Investor Services, as agent for the UK Debt Management Office (DMO), you will need to be accepted into the DMO’s Approved Group of Investors.
Individuals wishing to join the Approved Group will need to satisfy the criteria established by the Registrar and DMO to meet their anti-money laundering obligations. You can find the appropriate forms, using the Downloadable Forms link below.
Please note that due to current working arrangements during the COVID-19 pandemic we are unable to accept cheque payments for purchases of gilts. Please refer to the terms and conditions of the service for details of Computershare’s bank account details to arrange for electronic payment for purchases.
Through Auctions/New Issues:
If you wish to take part in gilts Auctions/New Issues then you should advise us at the time you submit your Approved Group Application. There is no commission to pay on stock purchased at auction. Only the New Issues Application Form will be accepted for auctions held by the DMO.
Selling your Gilts:
You may use the Purchase and Sale Service to sell your gilts, the Application to Sell Form can be found in the Downloadable Forms section. You do not need to be on the Approved Group of Investors to be able to sell through this service.