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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

Federal Government Debt at end January 2018

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 389.15 billion as of 31 January 2018.

Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 388.90 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 374.42 billion.

Read on - 06/02/2018 17:14

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 06/02/2018

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.760 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312755276 - 14/06/2018
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.500
Weighted average yield : -0.588 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.79

ISIN Code : BE0312762348 - 10/01/2019
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.260
Weighted average yield : -0.548 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.07


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

Read on - 06/02/2018 12:06

New OLO

The Minister of Finance, Johan Van Overtveldt, announces:
The Kingdom of Belgium intends to issue in the near future and subject to market conditions its inaugural Green OLO benchmark with a maturity in the 15y to 20y part of the curve (OLO 86).
The Kingdom has mandated Barclays, BNP Paribas Fortis, Crédit Agricole CIB, ING and JP Morgan as joint bookrunners. All other Primary and Recognized Dealers will be invited to join the syndicate group.
BNP Paribas Fortis and Crédit Agricole CIB will arrange a series of investor calls and meetings to introduce the Kingdom of Belgium’s Green OLO Framework. The roadshow will start on the 8th of February in Brussels in the presence of the Minister of Finance and of the Minister of Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development. BNP Paribas Fortis and Crédit Agricole CIB are acting as Structuring Advisor.

Read on - 05/02/2018 09:21

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 30/01/2018

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.203 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312754261 - 10/05/2018
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.203
Weighted average yield : -0.570 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.02


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

Read on - 31/01/2018 15:36

Invitation to the press: Manneken-Pis receives a new uniform from Customs

On the occasion of International Customs Day, Customs will present an official Belgian Customs officer’s uniform to Manneken-Pis.

Read on - 22/01/2018 09:58