* Tencent briefs traders on Tuesday * Plans to make use of proceeds for normal company functions (Provides particulars on investor calls) By Pei Li and Scott Murdoch HONG KONG, Might 26 (Reuters) – Chinese language social media and gaming large Tencent Holdings is testing the market’s urge for food for a U.S. greenback bond deal it plans to supply, in accordance with a time period sheet reviewed by Reuters. The corporate stated in an announcement on Monday it deliberate to conduct a global providing of notes below a programme to sure skilled traders and would use the proceeds raised for normal company functions. The beforehand introduced programme had a most restrict of $20 billion, of which $12 billion of notes had been already excellent, the corporate stated in a separate assertion. The restrict means future offers for Tencent must be below $eight billion. Tencent employed Bank of America, HSBC, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs as be part of international co-ordinators and the banks would lead a sequence of calls with fastened earnings traders on Tuesday, in accordance with the time period sheet. Tencent and its advisers briefed Asian traders early on Tuesday and had been as a consequence of converse with potential U.S. and European patrons at 11 p.m. Hong Kong time (1500 GMT), a supply with direct data of the matter stated. The timing and measurement of a possible bond deal can be finalised after the corporate and its advisers assess the extent of demand from traders, the supply stated. The supply couldn’t be named as the data had not been made public. (Modifying by Jacqueline Wong)Our Requirements:The Thomson Reuters Belief Rules.