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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

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 7/01/2014

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.950 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312702716 - 17/04/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.350
Weighted average yield : 0.062 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.33

ISIN Code : BE0312704738 - 19/06/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.600
Weighted average yield : 0.109 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.22


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

Read on - 07/01/2014 10:53

Federal Government Debt at end November 2013

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 377.19 billion as of 30 November 2013. Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 376.86 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 368.07 billion.

Read on - 23/12/2013 10:05

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 17/12/2013

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.755 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312712814 - 13/03/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.555
Weighted average yield : 0.083 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.57

ISIN Code : BE0312710792 - 18/12/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.200
Weighted average yield : 0.241 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.34


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

Read on - 17/12/2013 10:09

Borrowing requirements and funding plan 2014

Please find enclosed the borrowing requirements and the funding plan for 2014.

Read on - 10/12/2013 10:51

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 3/12/2013

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.002 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312712814 - 13/03/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.402
Weighted average yield : 0.007 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 5.97

ISIN Code : BE0312703722 - 15/05/2014
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.600
Weighted average yield : 0.046 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.75


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

Read on - 03/12/2013 10:24

The Treasury cancels the OLO-auction of November 25, 2013

The Treasury today decided to cancel the OLO-auction that was scheduled for November 25, 2013. This decision is related to the sale of the Kingdom's stake in BNP Paribas Fortis, the proceeds of which amount to EUR 3.25 billion.

In the course of 2013, the Treasury will have issued OLOs for an amount of EUR 42.33 billion. This amount is in line with previous years.

Read on - 18/11/2013 12:22