News, details on bond issues in the European markets on Friday:

A2A (A2.MI)

Issue: Euro bond set to be launched following European roadshow.

Managing banks: Banca IMI, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Calyon and Mediobanca.

Ratings: Moody's A3, S&P BBB+


Issue: seven-year 500 million euro bond, pricing expected later on Friday, according to lead banks.

Final Yield: 7.70 percent

Managing banks: BNP Paribas, Calyon, Deutsche Bank, Natixis, Royal Bank of Scotland and SG CIB

Ratings: none


Issue: at least 500 million euros of 30-year euro Lower Tier 2 bonds, non-call 10 years, with 100 basis point coupon step-up and a switch to a floating rate if not called, as reported by IFR Markets, a Thomson Reuters online news and market analysis service.

Yield guidance: 7.75 percent area

Managing banks: Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, SG CIB

Ratings: S&P BBB+ subordinated


Issue: 1 billion euro ($1.5 billion) January 2015 mortgage-backed covered bond likely early next week, as reported by IFR.

Managing banks: Barclays, BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, NordLB

Ratings: Moody's Aaa, S&P AAA

($1=.6702 Euro)