Information document 2010



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 2010 and 31 December 2010 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
31/03/10    Annual report 2009
31/03/10    Shareholders' guide 2009

Periodic reports 
26/02/10    Annual results 2009 - Press release 
26/02/10    Annual results 2009 - Presentation 
12/05/10    First quarter trading update 2010  
30/07/10    Half year results 2010 - Press release 
30/07/10    Half year results 2010 - Presentation  
10/11/10 Third quarter trading update 2010

Press releases
08/01/10    Bert De Graeve elected Manager of the Year in Belgium 
20/01/10   President Medvedev officially visits the new Bekaert steel cord plant in Lipetsk, Russia
01/02/10    Bekaert accelerates growth strategy through acquisition and long-term supply agreement with Bridgestone 
22/02/10    Transparency law 
26/02/10    Bekaert Annual results 2009 
08/03/10 Transparency law
24/03/10 Bekaert installs technical center in Pune, India
31/03/10 Bekaert launches mini-site for its 2009 Annual Report
31/03/10 Bekaert completes acquisition of two Bridgestone tire cord plants
08/04/10 Bekaert and Bridgestone CEOs seal acquisition and supply agreement in Tokyo, Japan
20/04/10 Bekaert Asia Research and Development Center opens in Jiangyin, Jiangsu Province (China)
12/05/10 First quarter trading update 2010 
12/05/10 General Meeting of Shareholders
30/05/10 Decease of Baron Velge, Honorary Chairman
25/06/10 Purcharse of own shares
06/06/10 Purchase of own shares
27/06/10 Transparancy law
30/07/10 Half year results 2010
21/09/10 Bekaert expands wire business in China
07/10/10   Bekaert distributes intermediate dividend and implements three-for-one share split
08/10/10 Bekaert inaugurates the greenest steel cord plant
27/10/10 Transparancy law
10/11/10 Third quarter trading update 2010
29/11/10 Transparency law  
02/12/10 Bekaert issues bond
06/12/10 Bekaert bond successful
24/12/10 Purchase of own shares
24/12/10 Transparancy law

Legal publications 
17.03.10    Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 14 April 2010 
17.03.10    Power of attorney for the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 14 April 2010 
17.03.10    Special report of the Board of Directors to the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 14 April 2010 
17.03.10 Notice of Special General Meeting of Shareholders of 14 April 2010 
17.03.10 Power of attorney for the Special General Meeting of Shareholders of 14 April 2010 
14.04.10 Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 12 May 2010
14.04.10 Power of attorney for the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 12 May 2010
14.04.10 Special report of the Board of Directors to the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 12 May 2010
14.04.10 Notice of Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 12 May 2010
14.04.10 Power of attorney for the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 12 May 2010
14.04.10 Minutes of the Special General Meeting of Shareholders of 14 April 2010
12.05.10 Resolutions of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 12 May 2010
12.05.10 Minutes of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 12 May 2010
06.08.10 Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 8 September 2010
06.08.10 Power of attorney for the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 8 September 2010
08.09.10 Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 7 October 2010
08.09.10 Power of attorney for the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 7 October 2010
08.09.10 Notice of Special General Meeting of Shareholders of 7 October 2010
08.09.10 Power of attorney for the Special General Meeting of Shareholders of 7 October 2010
07.10.10 Minutes of the Special General Meeting of Shareholders of 7 October 2010
07.10.10 Resolutions of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 7 October 2010

Other (including presentations)
2010   Financial calendar 2010  
2010    Corporate presentation for investors 
26.02.10 Presentation on the Annual Results 2009
30.07.10 Half year results 2010 - Presentation  
 

 

This Information Document is established on 31 December 2010.

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)