Information document 2011



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 2011 and 31 December 2011 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
31/03/11    Annual report 2010
31/03/11    Shareholders' guide 2010

Periodic reports 
25/02/11   Annual results 2010 - Press release 
25/02/11    Annual results 2010 - Presentation 
11/05/11    First quarter trading update 2011 
29/07/11    Half year results 2011 - Press release 
29/07/11    Half year results 2011 - Presentation  
10/11/11 Third quarter trading update 2011

Press releases
21/01/11    Bert De Graeve awarded honorable citizen of Shanghai
25/02/11    Bekaert Annual results 2009 
28/04/11 Bekaert inaugurates new engineering plant in Jiangyin 
29/04/11 Bert De Graeve wins Vlerick Award 2011  
11/05/11 General Meeting of Shareholders
11/05/11 Bekaert confirms strong start to the year  
12/05/11 Bekaert inaugurates plant expansion in Sladkovicovo, Slovakia   
19/05/11 Bekaert researcher Ann Lambrechts wins European Inventor Award 2011  
19/05/11 Xingcheng Steel granted the Bekaert Rod Supplier Award 
18/07/11 Bekaert expands wire business in China 
28/07/11 Transparancy law
29/07/11 Half year results 2010 
10/08/11 Bekaert divests Specialty Films activities  
01/09/11 Bekaert announces succesful closing of the acquisition of Qingdao Hansun Steel Co. Ltd  
15/09/11 Bekaert inaugurates plant expansion in Russia 
30/09/11 Update: Bekaert divests Specialty Films activities
10/10/11 Bekaert and American Spring Wire announce License Agreement
14/10/11 Bekaert: Interim dividend payable
28/10/11 Transparancy law
09/11/11 Transparancy law
10/11/11 Third quarter trading update 2011
15/11/11 Bekaert issues new bonds
17/11/11 Bond issue successful: Bekaert collects 400 million euro
15/12/11   Bekaert and Xinyu Steel announce successful closing of partnership deal in Xinyu, Jiangxi Province, China
22/12/11    Bekaert further consolidates activities in Latin America 
23/12/11    Transparancy law 

Legal publications 
03.03.11    Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 7 April 2011  
03.03.11    Power of attorney for the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 7 April 2011 
03.03.11 Notice of Special General Meeting of Shareholders of 7 April 2011 
03.03.11 Power of attorney for the Special General Meeting of Shareholders of 7 April 2011 
07/04/11 Minutes of the Special General Meeting of Shareholders of 7 April 2011 
08.04.11 Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 11 May 2011
08.04.11 Power of attorney for the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 11 May 2011
08.04.11 Notice of Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 11 May 2011
08.04.11 Power of attorney for the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 11 May 2011
11.05.11 Resolutions of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 11 May 2011
11.05.11 Minutes of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 11 May 2011

Other (including presentations)
2011   Financial calendar 2011  
2010    Corporate presentation for investors 
25.02.11 Presentation on the Annual Results 2011
29.07.11 Half year results 2011 - Presentation  
 

 

This Information Document is established on 31 December 2011.

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.

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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)