MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian private sector lender Federal Bank Ltd has launched a share sale to raise 20 billion rupees ($310 million), with an option to increase the amount by 5 billion rupees, according to a deal term sheet.
Federal Bank said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday it had launched a so-called qualified institutions placement of shares but did not give details.
The bank is selling new shares in a price range of 111.50 rupees to 116.70 rupees, equivalent to a 4.5 percent discount to the stock's close on Wednesday at the bottom of the range.
Citi, Deutsche Bank, IIFL Holdings and Kotak Mahindra Capital are the banks on the deal.
($1 = 64.5250 Indian rupees)
(Reporting by S. Anuradha of IFR; writing by Devidutta Tripathy; editing by David Clarke)