Russia Gazprom may place 10-yr Eurobond--sources

MOSCOW, July 20 (Reuters) - Russia's gas export monopoly, Gazprom GAZP.MM may place 10 year eurobond, possibly in two tranches of $1.5 billion and 350 million euros ($496 million), banking and trading sources told Reuters on Monday.

“There is talk about a 10 year deal in the 9.75-10.00 percent area,” the trading source told Reuters.

“There is going be a 10 year tranche of $1.5 billion and a 10 year tranche with a put option after 5 years of 350 million euro,” a banker in a major Russian bank said.

Gazprom is meeting with investors from July 20 to discuss its planned $2 billion Eurobond issue and plans to channel to help finance recent acquisitions by its Gazprom Neft SIBN.MM oil unit. [ID:nL3715930] (Reporting by Dmitry Sergeyev and Oxana Kobzeva, writing by Toni Vorobyova)