NEW YORK, July 31 (IFR) - The Federal Republic of Nigeria
has raised a combined NGN8.674bn (US$52.8m) from a reopening of
its 2017 and 2022 naira-denominated global depositary notes,
according to one of the lead managers.
The sovereign priced a NGN3.337bn tap of its 15.10% 2017s at
a cash price of 108.52 to yield 11.35%, and a NGN5.310bn tap of
its 16.39% 2022s at a price of 119.88 to yield 12.25%.
Final terms on the notes came in line with guidance of
11.35% area and 12.25% area respectively for the two notes.
The sovereign, rated Ba3/BB-/BB-, was expected to raise up
to US$70m equivalent from the offering.
Citigroup was global coordinator on the offering, joined by
Stanbic and Standard Chartered as bookrunners.
(Reporting by Davide Scigliuzzo; Editing by Marc Carnegie)