The 4 % EURO 4 billion OLO 66 benchmark issue, maturing 28th March, 2032 for the KINGDOM OF BELGIUM, rated Aa3/AA, is now priced.
Issue/Reoffer price is 99.133, to yield 4.064%, equivalent to 133 bps over mid swaps.
Payment date 21st March, 2012. Long first coupon on 28th March, 2013. Listing Brussels. Belgian law. No XD, no NP.FM2 (with prior consultation with the issuer) applies. Fees total 22.5 cts. Reg S. FSA / ICMA Stabilisation.
Joint leads and books : Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas Fortis, Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan.
Co-lead group : ABN Amro Bank, Banco Santander, Citi, Crédit Agricole, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ING , KBC Bank, Morgan Stanley, Nomura International , RBC Capital Markets, RBS, SGCIB and UBS Investment Bank.
Selling group : BBVA, Commerzbank, Jefferies International, Natixis, Nordea and Scotia Capital.
The auction scheduled for 26th March, 2012 is cancelled.