24 April 2013
BHP Billiton has priced a Euro bond under its Euro Medium Term Note Programme.
The Euro bond issue comprises EUR750 million 3.125% bonds due 2033.
The proceeds will be used for the refinancing of current debt maturities.
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 Securities Act.