News, details on corporate bond issues in the European markets on Tuesday:
FCE BANK PLC
Issue: the European lending arm of Ford Motor Co (F.N) plans a 500 million euro bond maturing in January 2014, with pricing expected later on Tuesday, as reported by IFR Markets, a Thomson Reuters online news and market analysis service.
Price talk: yield of around 9.5 percent, according to IFR.
Managing banks: Barclays, BNP Paribas, HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland
Ratings: Moody's B3, S&P B
Issue: plans euro benchmark bond maturing in February 2015, as reported by IFR. Books over 6.5 billion euros, IFR reported.
Yield guidance: 6.9-7.1 percent.
Managing banks: Banca IMI, Calyon, UBS and UniCredit
Ratings: Moody's Ba1, S&P BB+, Fitch BB+
INVESTOR AB (INVEb.ST)
Issue: plans 500 million euro, 12-year bond, with pricing expected later on Tuesday, as reported by IFR.
Managing banks: BNP Paribas, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank
Rating: Moody's A1, S&P AA-
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP (ANZ.AX)
Issue: plans three-year 1 billion euro senior benchmark bond, with pricing expected later on Tuesday, as reported by IFR.
Guidance: mid-swaps plus 57 basis points
Managing banks: Deutsche Bank, UBS and ANZ
Rating: Moody's Aa1, S&P AA, Fitch AA-
SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC (SKG.I)
Issue: the Irish packaging group plans for a wholly-owned subisidiary to offer senior secured notes due 2017 on or about Wednesday, the company said.
The proceeds will be used to repay part of its senior credit facility.
In July, the company said its lenders had approved amended terms for a 600 million euro revolving credit facility maturing in 2012. It was converted into two tranches totaling 525 million euros, with 152 million maturing in December 2012 and 373 million in December 2013.
HUTCHISON WHAMPOA (0013.HK)
Issue: plans seven-year 1.75 billion euro bond, as reported by IFR.
Guidance: mid-swaps plus 165 basis points, the tight end versus an initial 165 to 170 basis points
Managing banks: Calyon, Deutsche Bank and HSBC
Ratings: Moody's A3, S&P A-, Fitch A-
BANCO ESPIRITO SANTO (BES.LS)
Issue: plans 1 billion euro covered bond due February 2015 backed by mortgages, as reported by IFR.
Guidance: mid-swaps plus 60 basis points
Managing banks: Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, BESI, Calyon, HSBC and LBBW