Axis Bank in talks to issue 10-year infra bonds, taps insurance firms

Lender in talks with end-investors to issue infra bonds at a rate of around 7.85%

Axis Bank

Axis Bank

Bhaskar Dutta Mumbai
Private sector lender Axis Bank is considering issuing 10-year infrastructure bonds at a coupon of around 7.85 per cent, sources told Business Standard.

A coupon is the rate of interest paid out to investors purchasing bonds.

“They are looking for a 10-year infrastructure bond and discussions are on with end-investors. Some insurance firms have indicated interest and Axis Bank is considering issuing to the market too,” said a source aware of the developments.

“It may or may not happen before the Budget, some investors could be waiting for the Budget to get over (on February 1). 7.85 per cent is

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First Published: Jan 26 2023 | 1:24 PM IST

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