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Buyback OLO 55

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, 2019 to buy back its OLO 55 (ISIN : BE0000315243) having a current outstanding of 12.237.000.000 EUR.
The bond has its final maturity on 28th March 2019.

Read on - 29/03/2018 10:33

Results of the OLO auction of 19/03/2018

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids for a total amount of EUR  3.581 billion, distributed into the following lines :

- OLO 0.20 % 22/10/2023 (OLO79)
ISIN code : BE0000339482
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.945
Weighted average yield : 0.158 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.340

- OLO 0.80 % 22/06/2028 (OLO85)
ISIN code : BE0000345547
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.698
Weighted average yield : 0.851 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.780

- OLO 1.45 % 22/06/2037 (OLO84)
ISIN code : BE0000344532
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.570
Weighted average yield : 1.370 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.120

- OLO 2.15 % 22/06/2066 (OLO80)
ISIN code : BE0000340498
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.368
Weighted average yield : 1.875 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.460

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

Read on - 19/03/2018 12:11

OLO-auction of 19/03/2018 : range

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the range for the upcoming auction on Monday, 19 March 2018, has been determined at EUR 3.0/3.6 billion

4 OLO lines will be auctioned :

1. OLO 0.20% 22/10/2023 ISIN BE0000339482 (OLO 79)
2. OLO 0.80% 22/06/2028 ISIN BE0000345547 (OLO 85)
3. OLO 1.45% 22/06/2037 ISIN BE0000344532 (OLO 84)
4. OLO 2.15% 22/06/2066 ISIN BE0000340498 (OLO 80)

Read on - 16/03/2018 11:56

OLO auction of 19/03/2018

OLO auction of 19/03/2018


The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the following 4 OLO lines will be auctioned on Monday, 19 March 2018 :

Read on - 12/03/2018 16:56

Federal Government Debt at end February 2018

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 390.77 billion as of 28 February 2018.

Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 390.52 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.25 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 378.19 billion.

Read on - 09/03/2018 15:14

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 06/03/2018

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.797 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312756282 - 12/07/2018
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.995
Weighted average yield : -0.620 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.13

ISIN Code : BE0312763353 - 07/03/2019
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.802
Weighted average yield : -0.568 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.57


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

Read on - 06/03/2018 12:00

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 27/02/2018

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.730 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312756282 - 12/07/2018
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.800
Weighted average yield : -0.614 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.10

ISIN Code : BE0312758304 - 13/09/2018
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.930
Weighted average yield : -0.594 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.59


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

Read on - 27/02/2018 11:40

OLO 2033 - pricing

The 1.25% EURO 4.5billion Green OLO86 benchmark issue, maturing 22nd April, 2033 for the KINGDOM OF BELGIUM, rated Aa3/AA/AA-, is now priced.

Issue/Reoffer price 99.466, to yield 1.289%, equivalent to 14 bps below mid swaps.

Payment date 5th March, 2018. Long first coupon on 22nd April, 2019. Listing Brussels.

Belgian law. No XD, no NP. FM2 (with prior consultation with the issuer) applies.

Fees total 20 cts.

Reg S Category 1, CAC, FCA / ICMA Stabilisation.

Joint leads and books : Barclays, BNP Paribas Fortis, Crédit Agricole CIB, ING and JP Morgan.

Co-lead group : Citi, KBC Bank, Morgan Stanley, Nomura International and SG CIB

Selling group : ABN-Amro, Belfius, Rabobank and Scotia Capital.

Read on - 26/02/2018 17:50

€ KINGDOM OF BELGIUM - INAUGURAL GREEN OLO 15Y

The Minister of Finance, Johan Van Overtveldt, announces:
The Kingdom of Belgium (rated Aa3/AA/AA-; all stable outlook) intends to issue the inaugural syndicated benchmark Green OLO maturing 22nd April, 2033 (OLO 86) as early as next week, subject to market conditions. The Kingdom has mandated Barclays, BNP Paribas Fortis, Credit Agricole CIB, ING and J.P. Morgan as joint bookrunners. The Green OLO framework has been presented to the investor community over the past two weeks throughout a pan-European roadshow.
All other Primary and Recognized Dealers will be invited to join the syndicate group. Fees total 20ct. Reg S Category 1, CAC, FCA / ICMA Stabilisation. MIFID II target markets: Eligible counterparties, professionals and retail (all distribution channels).

Read on - 23/02/2018 14:05