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.
The auction scheduled for 20th February, 2017 is cancelled.