(Updates book size)
By Robert Hogg
Feb 9 (IFR) - The Federal Republic of Nigeria has set final
price guidance for a US$1bn 15-year bullet bond at 8% area
(+/-12.5bp), to price in range, according to a lead.
The notes were initially marketed at 8.50% area, with
guidance set at 8.125%-8.375%.
Order books are in excess of US$6.6bn.
The 144A/Reg S notes due February 2032 are today's business
via joint bookrunners Citigroup and Standard Chartered, with
Stanbic IBTC Capital acting as financial adviser.
Global books go subject at 2pm London time.
Nigeria is rated B1/B/B+.
(Reporting by Robert Hogg; editing by Sudip Roy)