Information document 2012



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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 2012 and 31 December 2012 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
31/03/12    Shareholders' guide 2011
24/02/12    Annual report 2011
Periodic reports 
24/02/12   Annual results 2011 - Press release 
24/02/12    Annual results 2011 - 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
27/01/12 Bekaert announces agreement on the intended sale of its Industrial Coating activities  
02/02/12 Bekaert realigns activities with new business environment
06/02/12 Transparancy law
24/02/12    Annual results 2011   
24/02/12    Bekaert announces Board decisions related to the nomination of Directors   
02/03/12    Notice extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders   
13/03/12    Bekaert announces successful closing of the transition leading to a majority shareholding in Chile, Peru and Canada   
21/03/12    Transparancy law   
02/04/12    Bekaert announces successful closing of the transaction leading to the sale of its Industrial Coatings acitvities 
05/04/12    Notice of  Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders
05/04/12    Notice of  Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders
09/05/12    First quarter trading update 
09/05/12    Bekaert and Southern Steel set up partnership to combine their steel wire and ropes activities in South-East Asia 
09/05/12    General Meeting of Shareholders 
28/05/12   Bekaert and Xinsteel break ground for new plant in Xinyu, Jiangxi (China) 
02/07/12    Bekaert Corporation - Periodic Information 2011
19/07/12     Transparancy law
27/07/12     Half year results 2012
30/08/12     Bekaert announces establishment of its joint venture with Southern Steel
05/09/12     Reinforcing concrete from a multidimentional perspective
26/10/12      Transparancy law
14/11/12     Third quarter trading update 2012
14/12/12     Bekaert wins EIPM Excellence award for Supplier Relationship Management
20/12/12    Transpanrancy law  

Legal publications 

01/03/12     Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 4 April 2012
01/03/12     Power of attorney for the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 4 April 2012
01/03/12     Special report of the Board of Directors of 23 February 2012
01/03/12     Total number of shares and voting rights as of 1 March 2012: 59.976.198
01/03/12    Proposed resolutions/Comments from the Board of Directors: cf. the agenda included in the notice
01/03/12    Right to add agenda items and file resolution proposals
01/03/12    Right to ask questions
05/04/12    Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 9 May 2012
05/04/12    Power of attorney for the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 9 May 2012
05/04/12    Special report of the Board of Directors of 23 February 2012
05/04/12    Total number of shares and voting rights as of 1 March 2012: 59.976.198
05/04/12    Proposed resolutions/Comments from the Board of Directors: cf. the agenda included in the notice
05/04/12    No right to add agenda items and file resolution proposals
05/04/12    Right to ask questions
05/04/12    Notice of Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 9 May 2012
05/04/12     Power of attorney for the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 9 May 2012
05/04/12     Annual accounts, annual report and statutory auditor's report for the financial year 2011
05/04/12     Remuneration report for the financial year 2011
05/04/12    Total number of shares and voting rights as of 5 April 2012: 59 976 198
05/04/12     Proposed resolutions/Comments from the Board of Directors: cf. the agenda included in the notice 
05/04/12    Right to add agenda items and file resolution proposals
05/04/12     Right to ask questions
25/05/12     Minutes of the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 9 May 2012
23/05/12    Resolutions of the Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders of 9 May 2012

Other (including presentations)         
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 2 January 2013.

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