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Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 12/02/2019

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.988 billion, distributed into the following lines :

 

ISIN Code : BE0312764369 - 09/05/2019
Amount taken (EUR billion): 0.880
Weighted average yield : -0.508 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.00

 

ISIN Code : BE0312768402 - 16/01/2020
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.108
Weighted average yield : -0.507 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.19

Read on - 12/02/2019 12:42 - Belgian Debt Agency

Federal Government Debt at end January 2019

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 394.66 billion as of 31 January 2019.

Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 394.43 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 378.32 billion.

Read on - 06/02/2019 14:35 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 05/02/2019

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.060 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312764369 - 09/05/2019
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.060
Weighted average yield : -0.538 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 2.22


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

Read on - 05/02/2019 11:43 - Belgian Debt Agency

Kingdom of Belgium new € 5.0 billion 1.70% 30-year OLO 88 - benchmark: transaction summary

See pdf file attached.

Read on - 30/01/2019 10:56 - Belgian Debt Agency

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 16:32 - Belgian Debt Agency

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 14:15 - Belgian Debt Agency

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 11:48 - Belgian Debt Agency

Kingdom of Belgium new € 6.0 billion 0.90% 10-year OLO 87 - benchmark: transaction summary

See pdf file attached.

Read on - 09/01/2019 11:14 - Belgian Debt Agency

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 16:53 - Belgian Debt Agency

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 11:56 - Belgian Debt Agency

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 15:14 - Belgian Debt Agency

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 14:37 - Belgian Debt Agency

Borrowing requirements and funding plan 2019

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

Read on - 12/12/2018 12:45 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results of the Treasury certificates auction of 11/12/2018

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids of Treasury certificates for a total amount of EUR 1.185 billion, distributed into the following lines :

ISIN Code : BE0312767396 - 07/11/2019
Amount taken (EUR billion): 1.185
Weighted average yield : -0.607 %
Bid-to-cover ratio : 1.84

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

Read on - 11/12/2018 11:58 - Belgian Debt Agency

Federal Government Debt at end November 2018

The Belgian Federal Government Debt amounted to EUR 397.38 billion as of 30 November 2018.

Debt issued or taken over by the federal government amounted to EUR 397.15 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 382.86 billion.

Read on - 07/12/2018 14:32 - Belgian Debt Agency
Renovated and extended AfricaMuseum in Tervuren opens its doors on December 9th, 2018

Renovated and extended AfricaMuseum in Tervuren opens its doors on December 9th, 2018

The global renovation of the AfricaMuseum (Royal Museum of Central Africa) is completed. The Belgian Buildings Agency (Régie des Bâtiments/Regie der Gebouwen) acted as prime contractor for this exceptional mission. After five years of hard work, the museum will reopen its door for the public this Sunday, the 9th of December 2018.

Read on - 05/12/2018 14:59 -

Message to the Primary and Recognized Dealers

The Belgian Debt Agency announces that it resumes the OLO buy-back program.
In the light of yesterday's OLO auction and the long-term financing realized in 2018, the Belgian Debt Agency will issue no further EMTNs this year.

Read on - 20/11/2018 17:05 - Belgian Debt Agency

Results OLO auction of 19/11/2018

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that it has accepted bids for a total amount of EUR  3.384 billion, distributed into the following lines :

Read on - 19/11/2018 12:17 - Belgian Debt Agency

Make medicines safer by reporting side effects in children or during pregnancy or breast feeding. The FAMHP again participates in an international campaign to emphasize the importance of reporting side effects.

The campaign will run from the 19th to the 23rd of November and is part of an awareness week of 32 drug authorities from the EU, South America, the Middle East and Australia.

Read on - 19/11/2018 11:17 - Agence fédérale des médicaments et des produits de santé (afmps)

OLO-auction of 19/11/2018 : range

The Belgian Debt Agency informs you that the range for the upcoming auction on Monday, 19 November 2018, has been determined at EUR 2.9/3.4 billion

4 OLO lines will be auctioned :

1. OLO 0.50% 22/10/2024 ISIN BE0000342510 (OLO 82)
2. OLO 0.80% 22/06/2028 ISIN BE0000345547 (OLO 85)
3. OLO 3.00% 22/06/2034 ISIN BE0000333428 (OLO 73)
4. OLO 2.25% 22/06/2057 ISIN BE0000343526 (OLO 83)

Read on - 16/11/2018 11:51 - Belgian Debt Agency