COLOMBO, April 27 Sri Lanka has appointed seven
lead managers including for the upcoming up to $1.5 billion
sovereign bond with the country expected to tap the capital
market "possibly later in May", a source close to the deal told
Reuters on Thursday.
The banks are Citigroup, Deutsche Bank,
HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Morgan Stanley
and two Chinese institutions, the source, who has direct
knowledge of the deal, told Reuters.
A government source who also has knowledge of the deal
confirmed the seven banks.
(Reporting by Shihar Aneez; Editing by Nick Macfie)