LONDON, Feb 21 (IFR) - The Kingdom of Spain has mandated
banks for a 15-year euro benchmark maturing 30 July 2033,
according to a lead manager.
The sovereign, rated Baa2/BBB+/BBB+/AL (all stable), has
mandated Barclays, BBVA, HSBC, JP Morgan, NatWest Markets and
Santander for the trade, which is expected to be launched in the
near future subject to market conditions.
All remaining Spain primary dealers will be invited into the
syndicate. The issue will be RegS Cat1, 144a eligible and
(Reporting by Helene Durand, editing by Julian Baker)