New Issue-HSBC Holdings sells $2.5 bln in 10-yr notes

  March 29 (Reuters) - HSBC Holdings PLC (HSBA.L: Quote, Profile, Research)  on
Tuesday sold $2.5 billion of senior unsecured notes, said IFR,
a Thomson Reuters service.
  HSBC was the sole bookrunning manager for the sale.
BORROWER: HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
AMT $2.5 BLN      COUPON 5.10 PCT     MATURITY 4/5/2021  
TYPE SR NTS       ISS PRICE 99.783    FIRST PAY 10/5/2011
MOODY'S Aa2       YIELD 5.128 PCT     SETTLEMENT 4/5/2011
S&P AA-MINUS      SPREAD 165 BPS      PAY FREQ SEMI-ANNUAL
FITCH N/A          MORE THAN TREAS    NON-CALLABLE N/A   

New Issue-HSBC Holdings sells $2.5 bln in 10-yr notes