Cases & Deals

Belfius Bank, Deutsche Bank, HSBC France, ING Bank, and Natixis complete €700 million Sustainability Bond by Walloon Region

Clients Belfius Bank, Deutsche Bank, HSBC France, ING Bank, and Natixis

Jones Day assisted Belfius Bank, Deutsche Bank, HSBC France, ING Bank, and Natixis in connection with the issue by the Walloon Region, a federated entity of the Kingdom of Belgium, of (i) a €500 million 0.5% Sustainability Bond due April 8, 2030 and (ii) a €200 million 1.25% Sustainability Bond due May 3, 2034 (to be consolidated with the existing €500 million 1.25% Sustainability Bond due May 3, 2034 issued on May 3, 2019). The net proceeds of the bonds will be used to finance and/or refinance new and/or existing eligible green and social expenditures. The bonds will be listed on Euronext Brussels and on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.