HSBC and BNP to finance Iliad's US mobile bid - sources

PARIS Fri Aug 1, 2014 3:32am EDT

PARIS Aug 1 (Reuters) - French telecoms company Iliad has lined up financing for its $15 billion bid for 56.6 percent of T-Mobile US from BNP Paribas and HSBC, three people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Lazard is advising Iliad on the potential transaction, which was announced on Thursday. (Editing by James Regan)