Press Releases - Category: Finance
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Monday, Dec 18, 2017
MARC has assigned a preliminary rating of AAAIS to CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad’s (CIMB Islamic) proposed RM10.0 billion senior Sukuk Wakalah Programme (Sukuk Wakalah). The rating outlook is stable. The rating on the Sukuk Wakalah reflects its seniority and is equalised to CIMB Islamic’s financial institution (FI) ratings which MARC has recently affirmed at AAA/MARC-1/Stable. The Sukuk Wakalah wi...

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Tuesday, Dec 05, 2017
MARC has affirmed its long-term and short-term financial institution (FI) ratings of AAA/MARC-1 on Hong Kong-based The Bank of East Asia, Limited (BEA). The outlook on the ratings is stable. The affirmed ratings reflect the bank’s capacity to meet its financial obligations on the Malaysian national rating scale. The ratings incorporate BEA’s well-established banking franchise in Hong Kon...

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Monday, Dec 04, 2017
MARC has affirmed Kuwait Finance House (Malaysia) Berhad's (KFH Malaysia) long-term and short-term financial institution (FI) ratings of AA+/MARC-1. The outlook on the ratings is stable. The affirmed ratings are based on MARC’s assessment on the probability of parental support from Kuwait Finance House KSC (KFH) to its wholly-owned subsidiary KFH Malaysia which is deemed as high. According...

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Monday, Nov 20, 2017
MARC has affirmed its long-term and short-term corporate credit ratings of AA+/MARC-1 on CIMB Group Holdings Berhad (CIMB Group) and accordingly affirmed its issue rating of AA on the group’s RM10.0 billion Basel III-compliant Tier 2 Subordinated Debt Programme. The outlook on the ratings is stable. The one-notch rating differential between CIMB Group’s long-term corporate credit rating and it...

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Monday, Nov 20, 2017
MARC has affirmed its long-term and short-term financial institution (FI) ratings of AAA/MARC-1 on CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad (CIMB Islamic). Concurrently, MARC has affirmed its rating of AA+IS on CIMB Islamic’s RM5.0 billion Basel III-compliant Tier 2 Junior Sukuk Programme and RM2.0 billion Tier 2 Junior Sukuk Programme. The one-notch rating differential between the two ratings is in accordance...

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Monday, Nov 20, 2017
MARC has affirmed its financial institution (FI) ratings on CIMB Bank Berhad (CIMB Bank) at AAA / MARC-1 with a stable outlook. Concurrently, MARC has affirmed its corporate debt ratings on CIMB Bank’s existing subordinated debt and hybrid securities, which have been notched down from the bank’s FI ratings by one or two notches based on their relative loss severity risk profiles. The full lis...

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Thursday, Nov 16, 2017
MARC has affirmed Maybank Islamic Berhad’s (Maybank Islamic) long-term and short-term financial institution (FI) ratings of AAA and MARC-1 respectively with a stable outlook. The long-term FI rating of Maybank Islamic has been equalised to that of its parent Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) based on the former’s significance as the Islamic banking arm of Maybank group, underpinned by sha...

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Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017
MARC has affirmed its AAA financial institution (FI) rating on Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (Bank Pembangunan). Concurrently, its ratings on the bank’s Islamic/Conventional Commercial Papers (CP) Programme of up to RM2.0 billion were affirmed at MARC-1IS/MARC-1. The ratings carry a stable outlook. The affirmed FI rating is premised on Bank Pembangunan’s status as a wholly government-...

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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
MARC has affirmed its long-term and short-term financial institution ratings of AA- and MARC-1 on KAF Investment Bank Berhad (KAF IB). The outlook on the ratings is stable. The ratings reflect KAF IB’s key credit strengths that include strong capital ratios and liquidity levels, underpinned by a conservative investment strategy. The susceptibility of the bank’s performance to domestic ca...

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Friday, Sep 29, 2017
MARC has assigned long-term and short-term financial institution (FI) ratings of A+ and MARC-1 to Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (Kenanga) with a stable outlook. The ratings are mainly premised on Kenanga’s established track record in investment banking activities as well as its position as a medium-sized investment bank and moderate profitability metrics. Kenanga is primarily involved in ...

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