ICICI Bank is likely to raise nearly $80 million through Renminbi-denominated notes.
Standard Chartered Bank and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will arrange the issue, said a source.
The bank will sell three-year bonds to Asian and European investors through its Bahrain branch and the bonds are expected to be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The bank has given a price guidance of 4.2%. This will be the third Chinese currency denominated issue by the bank. These notes are rated BBB- by Standard & Poor’s and baa2 by Moody’s.
Overseas bond issuances by Indian companies and banks have totalled $17 billion so far in 2014, higher than $14.4 billion raised in 2013.