Growing Bekaert taps Belgian retail bond market

Bekaert, the Belgian maker of wire products and coatings, launched a domestic retail bond today, hoping to raise at least €200m.

  • 15 Nov 2011

Global coordinator KBC Bank and bookrunner BNP Paribas Fortis are offering a five year bond with a 4.125% coupon and a 5% eight year note. The unrated issuer wants to raise at least €100m with each one.

Bekaert calls itself the world’s largest independent manufacturer of drawn steel wire ...

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