DUBAI, April 10 (Reuters) - The Islamic Development Bank(IsDB) has hired banks to arrange a series of fixed incomeinvestor meetings in London on April 15 as it considers issuingfive-year sukuk, or Islamic bonds, a document issued by one ofthe banks showed.

The Jeddah-based triple A-rated institution has appointedCredit Agricole CIB CAGR.PA , Emirates NBD Capital ENBD.DU ,Gulf International Bank, HSBC HSBA.L , JPMorgan JPM , Natixis CNAT.PA and Standard Chartered STAN.L as joint lead managersand bookrunners.

A benchmark deal might follow the meetings, subject tomarket conditions, according to the document. Benchmark bondsare generally worth at least $500 million.

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