LONDON Aug 31 News, details on corporate bond issues in the European markets on Tuesday:
SCOTTISH & SOUTHERN (SSE.L)
Roadshow: The British utility plans a hybrid bond issue, following a European roadshow starting on Sept. 1, an official with one of the banks managing the sale said. [ID:nWLA1852]
Roadshow kickstarts in London Sept 1-3, Amsterdam Sept 3, Edinburgh Sept 6, Zurich and Frankfurt Sept 7.
Managing banks: Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse and Royal Bank of Scotland. Barclays and RBS are structuring advisors.
Ratings: Moody's A3, S&P A-
VOLKSWAGEN LEASING (VOWG.DE)
Mandate: The auto leasing division of the German car manufacturer plans to launch and price a 475 million euro asset backed securitization known as VCL 12 in the week of Sept. 6 following a pan European starting on Wednesday, an official involved with the sale said.
Managing banks: Commerzbank, HSBC.
Mandate: The UK airport operator plans a potential sterling bond, an official with one of the banks managing the issue said.
This will be launched off the company's 50 billion pound multi-currency debt issuance programme in the near future subject to market conditions.
Managing banks: BNP Paribas, HSBC, Royal Bank of Canada and Royal Bank of Scotland, BBVA, Citi, Caja Madrid, Calyon and Santander
Mandate: The Italian bank has hired banks for a five year covered bond, sources close to the borrower said [ID:nWEA6017]
Guidance: Mid-swaps plus 100 basis points area.
Managing banks: BNP Paribas, Danske Bank, HSBC, ING, Royal Bank of Scotland and Unicredit, according to IFR Markets, a Thomson Reuters on online news and market analysis service.
BANCO POPULAR ESPANOL (POP.MC)
Issue: The Spanish bank is selling a 3-year euro covered bond, as reported by IFR Markets, a Thomson Reuters online news and market analysis service.
Guidance: Price talk of mid-swaps plus 215 basis points area.
Managing banks: Credit Agricole, Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley.
SINGTEL OPTUS (STEL.SI)
Roadshow: The telecoms company is to hold a series of investor meetings across Europe, as reported by IFR Markets.
Managing banks: BNP Paribas, Citi, HSBC and JP Morgan.
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