BHP Billiton PLC BLT BHP Billiton Prices A$1.0 Billion Note Issue

  BHP Billiton PLC (BLT) - BHP Billiton Prices A$1.0 Billion Note Issue

RNS Number : 2414O
BHP Billiton PLC
09 October 2012








NEWS RELEASE
Release Time IMMEDIATE
Date         9 October 2012
Number       24/12

                                      

                 BHP BILLITON PRICES A$1.0 BILLION NOTE ISSUE

BHP Billiton has today priced a five  year A$1.0 billion note issue under  its 
Australian Medium Term Note Program.

The Australian dollar notes will pay interest  at 3.75 per cent and mature  in 
October 2017.

The proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes.

Further information on BHP Billiton can be found at: www.bhpbilliton.com



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