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Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 05/04/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.315 billion, distributed into the following lines :

Read on - 05/04/2016 11:55

Buyback OLO 49

Within the framework of its announced Buyback program for bonds coming to maturity within 12 months, the Belgian Debt Agency has started quoting bid prices on a special window on the MTS AM electronic platform as of yesterday March 29th, 2016 to buy back its OLO 49 (ISIN : BE0000309188) having a current outstanding of 11.176.000.000 EUR.

The bond has its final maturity on 28th  March  2017.

Read on - 30/03/2016 11:22

Federal Government Debt at end February 2016

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 396.32 billion as of 29 February 2016. Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 396.03 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.28 billion.

In net terms (i.e. deducting financial deposits and investments, as well as securities owned by the Treasury), the Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 384.68 billion.

Read on - 15/03/2016 12:36

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 08/03/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.596 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312731038 - 16/06/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.995
Weighted average yield : -0.438 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.85

ISIN Code : BE0312740120 - 09/03/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.601
Weighted average yield : -0.455 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.35


See our Reuters page BELG/TC or Bloomberg page BELG - TC Auctions - Results.

Read on - 08/03/2016 09:20

New OLO 2047 - Pricing

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency

 

The 1.60 % EURO 3.5 billion OLO78 benchmark issue, maturing 22nd June, 2047 for the KINGDOM OF BELGIUM, rated Aa3/AA/AA, is now priced.

Issue/Reoffer price 98.524, to yield 1.661%, equivalent to 63 bps over mid swaps.

Payment date 8th March, 2016. Short first coupon on 22nd June, 2016. Listing Brussels.

Belgian law. No XD, no NP. FM2 (with prior consultation with the issuer) applies.

Fees total 25 cts.

Reg S Category 1, 144A eligible,  CAC,  FCA / ICMA Stabilisation.

Joint leads and books : Barclays, BNP Paribas Fortis, HSBC and RBS.
Co-lead group : Citi, Crédit Agricole CIB, J.P. Morgan, ING, KBC Bank, Morgan Stanley,  Natixis, Nomura International and SG CIB
Selling group : ABN-Amro, BBVA, Belfius, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, Rabobank
and Scotia Capital.

 

Read on - 01/03/2016 14:25

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 01/03/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.310 billion, distributed into the following lines :


ISIN Code : BE0312731038 - 16/06/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.000
Weighted average yield : -0.438 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.97

ISIN Code : BE0312733059 - 11/08/2016
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.310
Weighted average yield : -0.438 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.76


See our Reuters page BELG/TC or Bloomberg page BELG - TC Auctions - Results.

Read on - 01/03/2016 11:52

New OLO 2047

The Minister of Finance, Johan Van Overtveldt, announces :

The Kingdom of Belgium intends to issue a new syndicated EURO benchmark bond maturing 22nd June, 2047 (OLO 78) in the near future, subject to market conditions.

The Kingdom has mandated Barclays, BNP Paribas Fortis, HSBC and RBS as joint bookrunners.

Read on - 29/02/2016 15:12