Press Releases - Category: Infrastructure & Utilities
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Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018
MARC has affirmed its AA-IS rating on Southern Power Generation Sdn Bhd’s (Southern Power) Sukuk Wakalah of up to RM4.0 billion with a stable outlook. The affirmed rating primarily reflects Southern Power’s predictable operational cash flow on the back of an availability-based tariff structure under a 21-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) (AAA/Stable). ...

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Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018
MARC has affirmed its rating of AA-IS on toll concessionaire Lebuhraya DUKE Fasa 3 Sdn Bhd’s (DUKE 3) RM3.64 billion Sukuk Wakalah with a negative outlook. Wholly owned by Ekovest Berhad, DUKE 3 is undertaking the design, construction, financing, operations and maintenance of Setiawangsa-Pantai Expressway (SPE), a 32-km elevated dual two-lane carriageway. The toll road project is being built un...

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Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018
MARC has affirmed its AAAIS rating on Gas District Cooling (Putrajaya) Sdn Bhd’s (GDC Putrajaya) RM300 million Al-Bai’ Bithaman Ajil Islamic Debt Securities (BaIDS) with a stable outlook. The rating affirmation factors in a three-notch rating uplift for parental support from Putrajaya Holdings Berhad (PJH) on which MARC maintains a long-term credit rating of AAA/stable. The support asses...

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Monday, Oct 22, 2018
MARC has affirmed its AA+IS rating on Celcom Networks Sdn Bhd’s (CNSB) RM5.0 billion Sukuk Murabahah Programme. Concurrently, the rating outlook has been revised to stable from negative. CNSB, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom), provides network telecommunication services to its parent. In assessing CNSB’s rating, MARC considers the overall credit profile of the C...

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Thursday, Oct 11, 2018
MARC has affirmed its AA-IS rating on Quantum Solar Park (Semenanjung) Sdn Bhd’s (QSP Semenanjung) RM1.0 billion Green SRI Sukuk. The rating outlook has been revised to negative from stable. The negative outlook reflects primarily the heightened termination risk of two of the three solar power purchase agreements (PPA) following delays in achieving commercial operation dates (COD) of QSP ...

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Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018
MARC has affirmed its AA-IS rating on SAJ Capital Sdn Bhd’s (SAJ Capital) Sukuk Murabahah of up to RM650.0 million for up to 12 years. The outlook on the rating is stable. The rating on SAJ Capital is equated with that of its sister company Ranhill SAJ Sdn Bhd (SAJ) on the basis that the former functions as a single-purpose funding conduit for the sukuk. SAJ Capital and SAJ are held by Ran...

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Friday, Sep 28, 2018
MARC has affirmed its ratings on Ranhill Powertron II Sdn Bhd’s (RPII) RM190.0 million outstanding Islamic Medium-Term Notes (IMTN) and RM350.0 million outstanding guaranteed IMTN at AAIS and AAAIS(fg). The outlook on the ratings is stable. The rating on the guaranteed IMTN reflects the unconditional and irrevocable Kafalah guarantee provided by financial guarantee insurer Danajamin Nasion...

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Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018
MARC has affirmed its rating of AA+IS on Kapar Energy Ventures Sdn Bhd’s (KEV) RM2.0 billion Sukuk Ijarah with a stable outlook. KEV is a 60.0%-owned subsidiary of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) which owns and operates Kapar Power Station (KPS), the largest domestic multi-fuel thermal power station. KPS has four generating facilities (GF) with a combined nominal capacity of 2,420 megawatts (MW). ...

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Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018
MARC has affirmed its AAAIS rating on TNB Northern Energy Berhad's (TNB Northern Energy) outstanding Islamic securities (sukuk) of RM1.535 billion with a stable outlook. The rating and outlook are equalised with those of TNB Northern Energy’s ultimate parent, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) on which MARC currently has a senior unsecured rating of AAA/Stable. The rating equalisation is based on fin...

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Friday, Sep 14, 2018
MARC has affirmed its AA-IS rating on Kimanis Power Sdn Bhd's (KPSB) RM1,160.0 million Sukuk Programme (sukuk) with a stable outlook. KPSB is the owner of the 285-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle gas-fired power plant at Kimanis Bay, Sabah. The rating affirmation is underpinned by the favourable terms of KPSB’s 21-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with offtaker Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SES...

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