MUMBAI (Reuters) - IndusInd Bank
The private sector lender has also hired local investment bank JM Financial Ltd
The issue is likely to be launched early next year, and the proceeds will be used by IndusInd to boost its balance sheet, one of the sources told Reuters.
A spokesman for IndusInd, which has a market value of more than $3 billion, did not respond to an email seeking comment.
Many Indian companies are finalising their share offering plans, enthused by a 20 percent surge in the main Mumbai index <.BSESN> so far this year and as the receding worries about the European Union debt crisis boost appetite for equities.
Total proceeds from share sales in India in the first nine months of 2012 were $8.9 billion from 59 deals, a rise from $8.3 billion in the same period last year, according to Thomson Reuters data.
(Reporting by Indulal P.M. and Sumeet Chatterjee in MUMBAI; Editing by Aradhana Aravindan)