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  • Bekaert and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan announce merger of the global ropes and advanced cords businesses of Bekaert and Bridon

    Bekaert and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan announce merger of the global ropes and advanced cords businesses of Bekaert and Bridon

    Bekaert and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, current owner of Bridon, have reached an agreement to establish Bridon Bekaert Ropes Group, a new joint venture where Bekaert will hold a majority stake. The new group will combine the ropes and ...

  • Bekaert CFO Bruno Humblet appointed CEO of Bridon Bekaert Ropes Group

    Bekaert CFO Bruno Humblet appointed CEO of Bridon Bekaert Ropes Group

    Bruno Humblet has been nominated Chief Executive Officer of the Bridon Bekaert Ropes Group, a joint venture between Bekaert and Ontario Teachers` Pension Plan which will combine the ropes and advanced cords businesses of Bekaert and Bridon. Bruno ...

  • Bekaert completes acquisition of Pirelli tire cord plant in China

    Bekaert completes acquisition of Pirelli tire cord plant in China

    Bekaert and Pirelli have successfully closed the acquisition by Bekaert of the Pirelli steel cord plant in Yanzhou, Shandong Province, China. The deal closing in China follows the recent ownership transfers of other steel cord plants in Figline ...

  • Bekaert Prodac, Peru, celebrates its 20th anniversary in the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium

    Bekaert Prodac, Peru, celebrates its 20th anniversary in the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium

    Prodac, the Bekaert Group`s leading steel wire company in Peru, celebrated today its 20th anniversary in the presence of HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium, who is presiding over the Belgian Economic Mission to Peru and Colombia. The celebration was ...

  • President Luis Guillermo Solís officially inaugurates the new Bekaert Dramix plant in Orotina, Costa Rica

    President Luis Guillermo Solís officially inaugurates the new Bekaert Dramix plant in Orotina, Costa Rica

    Mr Luis Guillermo Solís, President of Costa Rica, visited the new Bekaert Dramix plant in Costa Rica, where he was hosted by Mr Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of Bekaert and the Regional Bekaert Management Team. The President was ...

  • Bekaert - Purchase of own shares

    Bekaert - Purchase of own shares

    Publication on the basis of Article 207 of the Royal Decree of 30 January 2001 implementing the Companies Code On the basis of Article 207 of the Royal Decree of 30 January 2001 implementing the Companies Code, Bekaert communicates the following ...

  • Bekaert and Maccaferri Establish Partnership for Underground Solutions

    Bekaert and Maccaferri Establish Partnership for Underground Solutions

    Bekaert and Maccaferri will establish a global sales and distribution joint venture to provide total construction reinforcement solutions for underground infrastructure projects such as road, railway, metro, utility and mining tunnels, as well as ...

  • Bekaert - General Meeting of Shareholders

    Bekaert - General Meeting of Shareholders

    Approval of a gross dividend of € 0.85 Approval of the proposed appointments Changes at the top of the company are in effect Today Bekaert`s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders took place, with Count Buysse, Chairman of the Board of ...

  • Bekaert completes expansion transactions in Costa Rica and Brazil

    Bekaert completes expansion transactions in Costa Rica and Brazil

    taking majority stake in steel wire business in Costa Rica, with ArcelorMittal as partner establishing the same shareholding structure for the Dramix greenfield in Costa Rica participation by ArcelorMittal in Bekaert’s steel wire entity in ...

  • Notice of extraordinary general meeting of shareholders

    Notice of extraordinary general meeting of shareholders

    As no legal quorum was reached at the Extraordinary General Meeting held on Thursday 10 April 2014, the shareholders, the holders of subscription rights and the holders of debentures are requested to attend a second Extraordinary General Meeting of ...

  • Notice of annual general meeting of shareholder

    Notice of annual general meeting of shareholder

    The shareholders, the holders of subscription rights and the holders of debentures are requested to attend the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Wednesday 14 May 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Kortrijk Xpo Meeting Center, Doorniksesteenweg ...

  • Bekaert announces nomination of Ms Mei Ye as independent Director

    Bekaert announces nomination of Ms Mei Ye as independent Director

    The Board of Directors of NV Bekaert SA is proud to announce it has nominated Ms Mei Ye as independent Director of the Board. The nomination of Ms Ye will be subject to approval by the General Meeting of Shareholders on 14 May 2014. Ms Ye’s ...

  • Bekaert wins EIPM Excellence award

    Bekaert wins EIPM Excellence award

    The European Institute of Purchasing Management (EIPM) has granted the 2013 EIPM Peter Kraljic Excellence Award for “Value Creation – Extended Enterprise” to Bekaert during the 2013 annual EIPM Purchasing Conference in Geneva, ...

  • Bekaert: Third quarter trading update 2013

    Bekaert: Third quarter trading update 2013

    Sales Bekaert maintained stable sales volumes in the first nine months of 2013, compared with the same period of last year. The Group achieved consolidated sales of € 2 422 million and combined sales of € 3 142 million. The strong euro ...

  • Transparency Law

    Transparency Law

    Pursuant to Articles 15 §1 and 18 §1 of the Act of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of significant participations in listed companies, Bekaert publishes the following information: Basic data Total capital: € 176 760 000.00 ...

  • Bekaert: Results of the public exchange offer on the bonds maturing on 16 April 2014

    Bekaert: Results of the public exchange offer on the bonds maturing on 16 April 2014

    On 19 September 2013, NV Bekaert SA launched an unconditional public exchange offer in Belgium and Luxembourg (the “Exchange Offer”) for all 150 000 fixed rate bonds in an aggregate amount of € 150 000 000 maturing 16 April 2014 and ...

  • Bekaert announces Chairman and CEO succession

    Bekaert announces Chairman and CEO succession

    Bekaert announced today the leadership succession plans of its Chairman and CEO. Baron Buysse, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bekaert, will retire in May 2014 after 14 years in the chair of the company`s Board. Bert De Graeve, CEO of Bekaert ...

  • Bekaert introduces Evostep

    Bekaert introduces Evostep

    When it comes to nonwoven carding, fiber retention is key. However, not all processes have the same requirements. To provide you with the best possible solution, Bekaert offers a wide range of worker and doffer wires as well as our professional ...

  • Bekaert inaugurates Dramix® production line in Russia

    Bekaert inaugurates Dramix® production line in Russia

    Bekaert today inaugurated a new production line at the company’s Lipetsk plant in Russia. Bekaert adds the production of Dramix steel fibers to serve infrastructure and construction markets in Russia and the wider CIS. Dramix is a Bekaert ...

  • Bekaert and Xinsteel break ground for new plant in Xinyu, Jiangxi (China)

    Bekaert and Xinsteel break ground for new plant in Xinyu, Jiangxi (China)

    Today, Bekaert and Xinsteel broke ground for a new production plant in Xinyu, Jiangxi Province, China. The new plant, called Bekaert (Xinyu) New Materials Co., Ltd., will be located in Jiangxi Xinyu High-Tech Industrial Park Development Zone and ...