Information document 2009



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 2009 and 31 December 2009 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. 

 

Date   Title 

Annual reports
   
17/04/09 Annual report 2008   
17/04/09 Shareholders' guide 2008 

Periodic reports
20/02/09 Fourth quarter trading update 2008 
13/03/09 Annual results 2008 - Press release 
13/03/09 Annual results 2008 - Presentation
13/05/09 First quarter trading update 2009 
31/07/09 Half year results 2009 - Press release 
31/07/09 Half year results 2009 - Presentation 
13/11/09 Third quarter trading update 2009  

Press releases
20/02/09 Fourth quarter trading update 2008 
23/02/09 Bekaert: launch of the new global website 
13/03/09 Annual results 2009
13/03/09  Wennemer as DirectorBekaert nominates Mr. Manfred
16/03/09 Bekaert issues new bonds
03/04/09 Bekaert elected International Sitecore 'Site of the Year' Finalist and the Winner in the category 'Manufacturing'
08/04/09 Ansteel and Bekaert open new production plant in Chongqing
17/04/09 Bekaert releases its 2008 Annual Report and Shareholders' Guide and launches its mobile site www.bekaert.mobi
13/05/09 First quarter trading update 2009 

13/05/09

Annual Meeting of Shareholders
30/07/09 Transparency law
31/07/09 Half year results 2009
01/09/09 Rocky Mountain Steel granted Bekaert Rod Supplier Award
30/10/09  Transparency law
13/11/09 Third quarter trading update 2009  
10/12/09 Transparency law
18/12/09 Transparency law

Legal publications
18/03/08 Power of attorney for the Special General Meeting of Shareholders of 15 April 2009
18/03/08 Notice of Special General Meeting of Shareholders of 15 April 2009
18/03/09 Power of attorney for the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 15 April 2009
18/03/09 Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 15 April 2009
16/04/09 Minutes of the Special General Meeting of Shareholders of 15 April 2009
16/04/09 Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 13 May 2009
16/04/09 Power of attorney for the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 13 May 2009
16/04/09 Notice of Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 13 May 2009
16/04/09 Power of attorney for the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 13 May 2009
15/05/09 Resolutions of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 13 May 2009
15/05/09 Minutes of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 13 May 2009

Other (including presentations)
2009 Financial calendar 2009
2009 Presentation on the Bekaert strategy
13/03/09 Annual results (ppt)
17/04/09 Capital market event
31/07/09 Presentation on the half year results 2009

 

This Information Document is established on 31 December 2009.

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 ( www.bekaert.com ) or are available at the following address:

NV Bekaert SA
Investor Relations
President Kennedypark 18
B-8500 Kortrijk (Belgium)