Feb 9 (IFR) - The Republic of Latvia has launched a
dual-tranche euro offering, according to a lead.
The sovereign, rated A3/A-/A-, launched a €150m add-on of
its €650m 0.375% 2026 bonds at 38bp over mid-swaps. That
compares with an initial level of low 40s, and guidance at 40bp
It has also launched a new €500m 30-year bond at 98bp over
mid-swaps. That compares with an initial level of 100-105bp
over, and guidance at 100bp area.
The bonds are eligible for the ECB's PSPP.
Books were in excess of €450m on the tap and in excess of
€850m on the February 2047 notes.
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(Reporting by Robert Hogg; editing by Sudip Roy)