(Reuters) – The Republic of Senegal, rated B1 by Moody’s and B+ by Standard & Poor’s, will issue a 10-year US dollar bond, according to a lead manager. The benchmark-sized deal is expected to be priced on Wednesday.

No pricing details have been announced. Citigroup, SG CIB and Standard Chartered are arranging the sale of the 144A/Reg S bond. (Reporting by Sudip Roy, Editing by Helene Durand)