This document (the “Information Document”) is prepared and is made available pursuant to article 66 of the Law of 16 June 2006 regarding the public offering of financial instruments and the admission to listing of financial instruments on a regulated market (the “Prospectus Law”), implementing the provisions of article 10 of the Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003 on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading and amending Directive 2001/34/EC (the “Prospectus Directive”) into Belgian law. The Information Document has not been prepared and is not made available, and cannot be relied on, for any other purposes.
This Information Document is prepared by NV Bekaert SA on an annual basis and provides an overview of the information that has been published or has otherwise been made available to the public by NV Bekaert SA between 1 January 2008 and 31 December 2008 in one or more member states of the European Economic Area and in third countries in compliance with its obligations under community or national laws and rules dealing with the regulation of securities, company law, issuers of securities and securities markets.
This Information Document is established on 31 December 2008.
The information referred to in this Information Document may no longer be up to date at the date hereof and may no longer be accurate or complete. Moreover, other or more recent information may have been published after the date on which the overview of the Information Document has been closed. The company, nor any other person, assumes any responsibility, or gives any express or implied warranty, regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information included in this Information Document.
This Information Document does not constitute an offer to sell or an invitation to submit an offer to purchase shares or other securities of NV Bekaert SA. When considering investing in NV Bekaert SA, potential investors should rely on their own judgment and investigations regarding the company and the modalities of such shares and securities.
All documents referred to in this Information Document can be consulted on the website of NV Bekaert SA (
) or are available at the following address:
NV Bekaert SA
President Kennedypark 18
B-8500 Kortrijk (Belgium)