By Emese Bartha

Belgium hired banks for the syndicated launch of a new October 2029-dated government bond, known as OLO, in the near future, subject to market conditions, Finance Minister Vincent Van Peteghem said Monday.

The banks hired as joint lead manager for the transaction are BNP Paribas Fortis, Crédit Agricole CIB, J.P. Morgan, NatWest Markets and Societe Generale.

A government bond auction scheduled for April 22 is cancelled.

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04-08-24 0630ET