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Federal Government Debt at end January 2017

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 386.70 billion as of 31 January 2017.

Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 386.43 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.26 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 369.93 billion.

Read on - 10/02/2017 15:44 - Belgian Debt Agency

Kingdom of Belgium new € 3.0 billion 0.50% 7-year OLO 82 & € 3.0 billion 2.25% 40-year OLO 83 - benchmark: transaction summary

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency


Please find attached the transaction summary of the dual-tranche 7y and 40y OLO syndicated benchmark transaction, being the second out of the three announced fixed-coupon benchmark issues in 2017.

With the proceeds amounting to EUR 6.0 bn., the Kingdom has achieved more than a third of its OLO funding plan.

Moreover, and in line with the Kingdom’s strategy, this issue again will positively influence the overall risk parameters and the average life of the debt portfolio in particular.

 

Read on - 08/02/2017 15:40 - Belgian Debt Agency

New “dual tranche” OLO 2024 and 2057 - Pricing

Read on - 07/02/2017 17:41 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 07/02/2017

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.790 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312742142 - 11/05/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.350
Weighted average yield : -0.676 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.01

ISIN Code : BE0312751234 - 08/02/2018
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.440
Weighted average yield : -0.656 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.28

Read on - 07/02/2017 11:47 - Belgian Debt Agency

New “dual tranche” OLOs 2024 and 2057

he Minister of Finance, Johan Van Overtveldt, announces :

The Kingdom of Belgium intends to issue a dual tranche EURO syndicated transaction of a new 7 year OLO 82 benchmark maturing 22nd October, 2024 and a new 40 year OLO 83 benchmark maturing 22nd June, 2057 in the near future, subject to market conditions.
The Kingdom has mandated BNP Paribas Fortis, HSBC, J.P.Morgan, KBC Bank, Morgan Stanley and SG CIB as joint bookrunners.
All other Primary and Recognized Dealers of the Kingdom of Belgium will be invited to the syndicate group.

Read on - 06/02/2017 15:38 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 31/1/2017

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.210 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312742142 - 11/05/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.360
Weighted average yield : -0.633 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.60

ISIN Code : BE0312744163 - 13/07/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.850
Weighted average yield : -0.591 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.43


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

Read on - 31/01/2017 11:49 - Belgian Debt Agency

New OLO 2027 - Pricing

The 0.80% EURO 6 billion OLO81 benchmark issue, maturing 22nd June, 2027 for the KINGDOM OF BELGIUM, rated Aa3/AA/AA-, is now priced.

Read on - 17/01/2017 15:55 - Belgian Debt Agency

New OLO 2027

The Minister of Finance, Johan Van Overtveldt, announces :
The Kingdom of Belgium intends to issue a new syndicated EURO benchmark bond maturing 22nd June, 2027 (OLO 81) in the near future, subject to market conditions.
The Kingdom has mandated BNP Paribas Fortis, Citi, Crédit Agricole CIB and ING as joint bookrunners. All other primary and recognized dealers will be invited to the syndicate group.
The auction scheduled for 23rd January, 2017 is cancelled.

Read on - 16/01/2017 15:56 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 10/1/2017

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.003 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312741136 - 13/04/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.503
Weighted average yield : -0.655 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.54

ISIN Code : BE0312750228 - 11/01/2018
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.500
Weighted average yield : -0.625 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.69


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

Read on - 10/01/2017 12:02 - Belgian Debt Agency

Federal Government Debt at end December 2016

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 405.18 billion as of 31 December 2016.

Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 404.91 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.27 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 392.32 billion.

Read on - 09/01/2017 09:43 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 03/01/2017

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.340 billion, distributed into the following lines :

Read on - 03/01/2017 12:31 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 13/12/2016

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.705 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312740120 - 09/03/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.295
Weighted average yield : -0.789 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.32

ISIN Code : BE0312749212 - 14/12/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.410
Weighted average yield : -0.683 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.27


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

Read on - 13/12/2016 11:57 - Belgian Debt Agency

Borrowing requirements and funding plan 2017

Please find enclosed the borrowing requirements and the funding plan for 2017.

Read on - 06/12/2016 12:05 - Belgian Debt Agency

Federal Government Debt at end November 2016

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 408.60 billion as of 30 November 2016.

Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 408.34 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.27 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 396.14 billion.

Read on - 06/12/2016 09:22 - Belgian Debt Agency