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Feb 26 (Reuters) - Diversified manufacturer Honeywell International Inc (HON.N) said it began a public offering of $1.5 billion of senior notes and will use the proceeds to repay outstanding commercial paper.
The company is offering $600 million of 4.25 percent senior notes due 2013 and $900 million of 5.30 percent notes due 2018, it said in a statement. Banc of America Securities LLC, Barclays Capital and Citi are the joint book-running managers for the offering. (Reporting by Anant Vijay Kala in Bangalore; Editing by Anil D'Silva)