BHP Billiton has priced a three tranche Euro denominated bond under its Euro Medium Term Note Programme.
The Euro bond issue comprises EUR600 million Floating Rate Notes due 2020 paying interest at 3 month Euribor plus 35 basis points, EUR650 million 0.750% bonds due 2022 and EUR750 million 1.500% bonds due 2030.
The proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes.
This announcement does not constitute an offer of securities for sale
in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia or any other jurisdiction. The
securities described herein and therein have not been, and will not be,
registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities
Act”) or under any relevant securities laws of any state of the United States
of America, and may not be offered or sold to U.S. persons or to persons within
the United States of America, except pursuant to an exemption from the