The 3% EURO 4 billion OLO67 benchmark issue, maturing 28th September, 2019 for the KINGDOM OF BELGIUM, rated Aa3/AA, is now priced.
Issue/Reoffer 99.872 price is, to yield 3.021%, equivalent to 98 bps over mid swaps.
Payment date 4th April, 2012. Short first coupon on 28th September, 2012. Listing Brussels. Belgian law.
No XD, no NP.FM2 (with prior consultation with the issuer) applies. Fees total 15 cts. Reg S. FSA / ICMA Stabilisation.
Joint leads and books : CA-CIB, ING, RBS and UBS Investment Bank.
Co-lead group: ABN Amro Bank, Banco Santander, Barclays, BNP Paribas Fortis, Citi, Deutsche Bank,Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, KBC Bank, Morgan Stanley, Nomura International, RBC Capital Markets and SGCIB.
Selling group: BBVA, Commerzbank, Jefferies International, Natixis, Nordea and Scotia Capital.
The auction scheduled for 23rd April, 2012 is cancelled.