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Results of the OLO auction of 17/02/2014

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids for a total amount of EUR  3.501 billion, distributed into the following lines :

- OLO 4.00 % 28/03/2019 (OLO55)
ISIN code : BE0000315243
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.085
Weighted average yield : 1.087 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.670

- OLO 2.60 % 22/06/2024 (OLO72)
ISIN code : BE0000332412
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.160
Weighted average yield : 2.424 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.760

Read on - 17/02/2014 09:41

OLO-auction of 17/02/2014 : range

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the range for the upcoming auction on Monday, 17 February 2014, has been determined at   EUR 2.5/3.5 billion.

3 OLO lines will be auctioned :

1. OLO 4.00% 28/03/2019 ISIN BE0000315243 (OLO 55)
2. OLO 2.60% 22/06/2024 ISIN BE0000332412 (OLO 72)
3. OLO 4.25% 28/03/2041 ISIN BE0000320292 (OLO 60)

Read on - 14/02/2014 13:50

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 11/02/2014

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.800 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312703722 - 15/05/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.945
Weighted average yield : 0.122 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.17

ISIN Code : BE0312715841 - 12/02/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.855
Weighted average yield : 0.162 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.64

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

Read on - 11/02/2014 11:53

Federal Government Debt at end December 2013

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 371.73 billion as of 31 December 2013. Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 371.40 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.33 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 361.74 billion.

Read on - 11/02/2014 09:13

OLO auction of 17/02/2014

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the following 3 OLO lines will be auctioned on Monday, 17 February 2014 :

1.
Description : OLO 4.00% 28/03/2019
ISIN code : BE0000315243
OLO number : OLO 55
Outstanding : EUR 11.129.000.000.00

2.
Description : OLO 2.60% 22/06/2024
ISIN code : BE0000332412
OLO number : OLO 72
Outstanding : EUR 5.000.000.000.00

3.
Description : OLO 4.25% 28/03/2041
ISIN code : BE0000320292
OLO number : OLO 60
Outstanding : EUR 12.423.000.000.00

Read on - 10/02/2014 15:14

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 04/02/2014

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.688 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312703722 - 15/05/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.185
Weighted average yield : 0.103 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.23

ISIN Code : BE0312705743 - 17/07/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.503
Weighted average yield : 0.110 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.01


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

Read on - 04/02/2014 14:17

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 14/01/2014

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.987 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312702716 - 17/04/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.402
Weighted average yield : 0.099 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.04

ISIN Code : BE0312714836 - 15/01/2015
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.585
Weighted average yield : 0.159 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.75


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

Read on - 14/01/2014 10:57

New OLO 72 - Pricing

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency

 

The 2.60% EURO 5 billion OLO72 benchmark issue, maturing 22nd June, 2024 for the KINGDOM OF BELGIUM, rated Aa3/AA/AA, is now priced.


Issue/Reoffer price is 99.657, to yield  2.639%, equivalent to 49 bps over mid swaps.


Payment date 21st January, 2014. Short first coupon on 22th June, 2014. Listing Brussels.


Belgian law. No XD, no NP.FM2 (with prior consultation with the issuer) applies. Fees total 17,5 cts.


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


Joint leads and books : BNP Paribas Fortis, Citi, Crédit Agricole CIB and J.P. Morgan.

Co-lead group : Banco Santander, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, ING, KBC Bank, Morgan Stanley, Natixis, Nomura International , RBS and SGCIB.
Selling group : ABN-Amro, BBVA, Belfius, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies International, Nordea and Scotia Capital.


The auction scheduled for 20th January, 2014 is cancelled.

Read on - 14/01/2014 10:25

New OLO 2024

The Minister of Finance, Koen Geens, announces :


The Kingdom of Belgium intends to issue a new syndicated 10 year benchmark bond maturing 22nd June, 2024 (OLO 72) in the near future, subject to market conditions.
The Kingdom has mandated BNP Paribas Fortis, Citi, Crédit Agricole CIB and J.P. Morgan as joint bookrunners.  The auction scheduled for 20th January, 2014 is cancelled.

Read on - 13/01/2014 10:19