By Emese Bartha


Portugal raised 3 billion euros ($3.41 billion) via the syndicated launch of a new 20-year, April 2042-dated government bond, one of the lead manager banks said.

Books for Portugal's first bond issue this year exceeded EUR20 billion at close, including EUR2.6 billion joint lead manager interest, the same bank said. The spread on the bond was set 60 basis points above midswaps, it added.

Lead manager banks of the issue are BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole CIB, Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, Nomura and NovoBanco.


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January 12, 2022 07:43 ET (12:43 GMT)

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