State Bank of India plans 500-750 mln euro bond issue- IFR

MUMBAI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - State Bank of India (SBI) , the country's top lender, has hired six banks for a euro bond issue of 500 million to 750 million euros ($680 million-$1.02 billion) and will begin investor meetings on Nov. 17, IFR reported. SBI has mandated Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas , Credit Agricole CIB, Deutsche Bank , Standard Chartered and UBS to arrange the offering, according to IFR and other sources familiar with the matter. (1 euro= $1.36) (Reporting by Manju Dalal, Suvashree Dey Choudhury and Neha D'silva; Editing by Tony Munroe) ((; Tel: +91 22 6636 9033; Reuters Messaging: Keywords: INDIA SBI/EUROBOND (If you have a query or comment on this story, send an email to COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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