Please find attached a press release concerning the issue of new bonds.
NV Bekaert SA issues 5-year and 8-year bonds in euro
Bekaert has announced today that it will issue, through NV Bekaert SA, a dual tranche bond, one tranche with a tenor of 5 years and one tranche with a tenor of 8 years, for an expected total minimum amount of € 200 million in the form of a public offering in Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The expected minimum amount of each tranche is € 100 million. Global coordinator KBC Bank acts together with BNP Paribas Fortis as joint bookrunner for this transaction, while ING acts as co-manager.