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2022 Sustainability Benchmark Issue

On Wednesday 5 October 2022, the Flemish Community successfully launched and priced a 10-year bond as part of a dual-tranche EUR bond benchmark transaction. The Flemish Community fixed the size at 750 million euros. This tranche was placed at a coupon rate of 3.00% and a yield of 3.047%.

The issue attracted 50 interested investors from 11 different countries. Benelux investors formed the biggest investor group with 44.7%, followed by French investors (22.7%) and German, Austrian and Swiss investors (20.5%). In terms of investor type, the transaction was mainly supported by banks (48.7%), funds & asset management (30.7%) and insurance and pension funds (13.7%).

 

 

On Wednesday 5 October 2022, the Flemish Community successfully launched and priced a long 20-year sustainability bond as part of a dual-tranche EUR bond benchmark transaction. The Flemish Community fixed the size at 1.25 billion euros. This tranche was placed at a coupon rate of 3.250% and a yield of 3.363%.

The issue attracted 54 interested investors from 12 different countries. German, Austrian and Swiss investors formed the biggest investor group with 41%, followed by Benelux investors (26.9%) and French investors (14.8%). In terms of investor type, the transaction was mainly supported by insurance and pension funds (41.6%), closely followed by funds & asset management (41.5%) and banks (11%).