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Kingdom of Belgium new € 3.0 billion 1.45% 20-year OLO 84 - benchmark: transaction summary

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency
Please find attached the summary of the 20y OLO syndicated benchmark transaction, being the last out of the three announced fixed-coupon benchmark issues in 2017.
With the proceeds amounting to EUR 3.0 bn., the Kingdom has achieved more than a half of its 2017 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 - 24/05/2017 10:43 - Belgian Debt Agency

OLO 2037 - pricing

The 1.45% EURO 3 billion OLO84 benchmark issue, maturing 22nd June, 2037 for the KINGDOM OF BELGIUM, rated Aa3/AA/AA-, is now priced.
Issue/Reoffer price 99.396 , to yield 1.485 %, equivalent to 8 bps over mid swaps.
Payment date 31st  May, 2017. Long first coupon on 22nd June, 2018. Listing Brussels.
Belgian law. No XD, no NP. FM2 (with prior consultation with the issuer) applies.
Fees total 22.5 cts.
Reg S Category 1, 144A eligible,  CAC,  FCA / ICMA Stabilisation.
Joint leads and books : Barclays, Morgan Stanley, NatWest Markets and SG CIB.
Co-lead group: BNP Paribas Fortis, Crédit Agricole, Citi, HSBC, ING, J.P. Morgan, KBC Bank, Natixis and Nomura International.
Selling group: ABN-Amro, Belfius, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, Rabobank and Scotia Capital.

Read on - 24/05/2017 09:11 - Belgian Debt Agency

New OLO 2037

The Minister of Finance, Johan Van Overtveldt, announces :

The Kingdom of Belgium intends to issue a new syndicated EURO benchmark bond maturing 22nd June, 2037 (OLO 84) in the near future, subject to market conditions.
The Kingdom has mandated Barclays, Morgan Stanley, NatWest Markets 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 - 22/05/2017 14:09 - Belgian Debt Agency

Federal Government Debt at end April 2017

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 390.00 billion as of 30 April 2017.

Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 389.74 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 375.11 billion.

Read on - 08/05/2017 10:20 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 02/05/2017

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.540 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312745178 - 10/08/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.596
Weighted average yield : -0.594 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.86

ISIN Code : BE0312747190 - 12/10/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.944
Weighted average yield : -0.594 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.49


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

Read on - 02/05/2017 11:44 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the OLO auction of 24/04/2017

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids for a total amount of EUR  2.501 billion, distributed into the following lines :

- OLO 0.20 % 22/10/2023 (OLO79)
ISIN code : BE0000339482
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.901
Weighted average yield : 0.117 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.570

- OLO 0.80 % 22/06/2027 (OLO81)
ISIN code : BE0000341504
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.600
Weighted average yield : 0.777 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.600

Read on - 24/04/2017 12:14 - Belgian Debt Agency

OLO-auction of 24/04/2017 : range

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the range for the upcoming auction on Monday, 24 April 2017, has been determined at EUR 1.8/2.5 billion

2 OLO lines will be auctioned :

1. OLO 0.20% 22/10/2023 ISIN BE0000339482 (OLO 79)
2. OLO 0.80% 22/06/2027 ISIN BE0000341504 (OLO 81)

Read on - 21/04/2017 11:45 - Belgian Debt Agency

OLO auction of 24/04/2017

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the following 2 OLO lines will be auctioned on Monday, 24 April 2017 :

Read on - 18/04/2017 17:04 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 11/04/2017

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.248 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312744163 - 13/07/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.825
Weighted average yield : -0.652 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.42

ISIN Code : BE0312753255 - 12/04/2018
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.423
Weighted average yield : -0.565 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.11

Read on - 11/04/2017 11:44 - Belgian Debt Agency

Federal Government Debt at end March 2017

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 392.18 billion as of 31 March 2017.

Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 391.92 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 378.82 billion.

Read on - 10/04/2017 10:01 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 04/04/2017

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.530 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312744163 - 13/07/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.605
Weighted average yield : -0.644 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.97

ISIN Code : BE0312746184 - 14/09/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.925
Weighted average yield : -0.637 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.41

Read on - 04/04/2017 11:48 - Belgian Debt Agency

Buyback OLO 52

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency


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 today March 29th, 2017 to buy back its OLO 52 (ISIN : BE0000312216) having a current outstanding of 11.428.000.000 EUR.
The bond has its final maturity on 28th March 2018.
 

Read on - 29/03/2017 14:29 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the OLO auction of 20/03/2017

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids for a total amount of EUR  3.199 billion, distributed into the following lines :

- OLO 0.80 % 22/06/2027 (OLO81)
ISIN code : BE0000341504
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.435
Weighted average yield : 0.933 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.520

- OLO 1.90 % 22/06/2038 (OLO76)
ISIN code : BE0000336454
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.008
Weighted average yield : 1.591 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.620

Read on - 20/03/2017 12:18 - Belgian Debt Agency

OLO auction of 20/03/2017

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the following 3 OLO lines will be auctioned on Monday, 20 March 2017 :

Read on - 14/03/2017 10:22 - Belgian Debt Agency

Federal Government Debt at end February 2017

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 391.78 billion as of 28 February 2017.

Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 391.51 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 373.24 billion.

Read on - 08/03/2017 13:39 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 07/03/2017

 

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.101 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312743157 - 15/06/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.650
Weighted average yield : -0.740 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.39

ISIN Code : BE0312752240 - 08/03/2018
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.451
Weighted average yield : -0.621 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.28

Read on - 07/03/2017 12:00 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificate auction of 28/02/2017

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.257 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312743157 - 15/06/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.434
Weighted average yield : -0.680 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.07

ISIN Code : BE0312745178 - 10/08/2017
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.823
Weighted average yield : -0.660 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.94


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

Read on - 28/02/2017 11:41 - Belgian Debt Agency

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