07 May 2013
BHP Billiton has priced a Canadian bond under its Euro Medium Term Note Programme.
The Canadian bond issue comprises C$750 million 3.23% bonds due 2023.
The proceeds will be used for debt refinancing including the retirement of commercial paper.
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 (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.