LONDON, April 10 (IFR) - Romania is set to raise €1.75bn via
a dual-tranche euro offering, according to a lead.
The sovereign has launched a new €1bn 10-year bond at 170bp
over mid-swaps. The notes were initially marketed at 185bp area
over, and guidance was set at plus 175bp-180bp.
Romania has launched a €750m reopening of its €1.25bn 3.875%
notes due October 2035 at a yield of 3.55%. That compares to an
initial marketing level of 3.65% area, and guidance at 3.60%
area. The total outstanding size of the bond will increase to
The aggregate order books were over €3.25bn at the last
update, with a skew to the 10-year. The deal is today's business
via Barclays, Citigroup, Erste Group, ING and Societe Generale.
Romania is rated Baa3/BBB-/BBB-.
(Reporting by Robert Hogg; editing by Sudip Roy)