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OLO 88 - Pricing

The 1.7% EURO 5 billion OLO88 benchmark issue, maturing 22nd June, 2050 for the KINGDOM OF BELGIUM, rated Aa3/AA/AA-, is now priced.
Issue/Reoffer price 98.899, to yield 1.746%, equivalent to 44 bps over mid swaps.
Payment date February 5th, 2019. Short first coupon on 22nd June, 2019. Listing Brussels.
Belgian law. No XD, no NP. FM2 (with prior consultation with the issuer) applies.
Fees total 25 cts.
Reg S Category 1, 144A eligible,  CAC,  FCA / ICMA Stabilisation.
Joint leads and books : Barclays, Crédit Agricole CIB, J.P. Morgan, NatWest Markets and SG CIB.
Co-lead group : BNP Paribas Fortis, Citigroup, HSBC, ING Bank, KBC Bank, Morgan Stanley and Nomura International.
Selling group: ABN Amro, Belfius, Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, Rabobank and Scotia Capital.

Read on - 29/01/2019 16:29

New OLO 2050

The Minister of Finance, Alexander De Croo, announces :
The Kingdom of Belgium intends to issue a new syndicated EURO benchmark bond maturing June 22nd, 2050 (OLO 88) in the near future, subject to market conditions.
The Kingdom has mandated Barclays, Crédit Agricole CIB, J.P. Morgan, NatWest Markets and SG CIB as joint bookrunners.  All other primary and recognized dealers will be invited to the syndicate group.

Read on - 28/01/2019 14:14

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 15/01/2019

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.720 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312764369 - 09/05/2019
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.800
Weighted average yield : -0.550 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 3.03

ISIN Code : BE0312768402 - 16/01/2020
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.920
Weighted average yield : -0.543 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.41


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

Read on - 15/01/2019 11:26

OLO 2029 - Pricing

The 0.9% EURO 6 billion OLO87 benchmark issue, maturing 22nd June, 2029 for the KINGDOM OF BELGIUM, rated Aa3/AA/AA-, is now priced.
Issue/Reoffer price 99.566, to yield 0.944%, equivalent to 8 bps over mid swaps.
Payment date 15th January, 2019. Short first coupon on 22nd June, 2019. Listing Brussels.
Belgian law. No XD, no NP. FM2 (with prior consultation with the issuer) applies.
Fees total 17.5 cts.
Reg S Category 1, 144A eligible,  CAC,  FCA / ICMA Stabilisation.
Joint leads and books : BNP Paribas Fortis, HSBC France, J.P. Morgan and Natixis.
Co-lead group : Barclays, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole CIB, ING Bank, KBC Bank, Morgan Stanley, NatWest Markets, Nomura International and SG CIB.
Selling group: ABN Amro, Belfius, Goldman Sachs, Rabobank and Scotia Capital.

Read on - 08/01/2019 16:49

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 08/01/2019

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 2.055 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312764369 - 09/05/2019
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.049
Weighted average yield : -0.579 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.91

ISIN Code : BE0312765374 - 11/07/2019
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.006
Weighted average yield : -0.584 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.31


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

Read on - 08/01/2019 11:53

Federal Government Debt at end December 2018

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 389.08 billion as of 31 December 2018.

Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 388.86 billion, and the institutions for which the federal government supports the debt service, registered a debt of EUR 0.23 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 377.87 billion.

Read on - 07/01/2019 15:13

New OLO 2029

The Minister of Finance, Alexander De Croo, announces :
The Kingdom of Belgium intends to issue a new syndicated EURO benchmark bond maturing 22nd June, 2029 (OLO 87) in the near future, subject to market conditions.
The Kingdom has mandated BNP Paribas Fortis, HSBC, J.P. Morgan and Natixis as joint bookrunners.  All other primary and recognized dealers will be invited to the syndicate group.
The auction scheduled for the 21st of January, 2019 is cancelled.

Read on - 07/01/2019 14:36

Borrowing requirements and funding plan 2019

Please find enclosed the borrowing requirements and the funding plan for 2019.

Read on - 12/12/2018 11:59