Press Releases - Category: Infrastructure & Utilities
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Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
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 a 285-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle gas-fired power plant at Kimanis Bay, Sabah. The affirmed rating continues to be underpinned by the favourable terms of KPSB’s 21-year power purchase agreement (PPA) that allocates demand risk and fuel ...

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Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016
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. The affirmed rating is underpinned by the favourable terms of KPSB’s 21-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the offtaker, Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) under which demand risk is transferred to the offtaker. SESB is an 83%-owned subsidiary of Tenaga ...

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Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015
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. The affirmed rating incorporates the favourable terms of KPSB’s 21-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the offtaker Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB). The PPA transfers demand risk and fuel price risk to SESB, an 83%-owned subsidiary of Tenaga Nasional Berhad ...

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Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014
MARC has received confirmation that Kimanis Power Sdn Bhd’s (KPSB) third generating block (GB3) has achieved its commercial operation date (COD) on November 7, 2014 after successfully completing its third reliability run. This has addressed concerns the rating agency had which were highlighted in an update on October 28, 2014 following GB3’s inability to achieve COD after two rounds o...

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Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
MARC has issued this update as part of its ongoing monitoring of Kimanis Power Sdn Bhd’s (KPSB) 285-megawatt combined-cycle gas fired power plant project in Kimanis Bay, Sabah. The sukuk currently has a rating of AA-IS with a stable outlook. The power plant’s third generating block (GB3) has failed to declare a commercial operation date (COD) after two rounds of reliability runs due to...

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Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
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. The rating incorporates the impending commencement of full commercial operations of KPSB’s 285-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle gas-fired power plant at Kimanis Bay in Sabah and its long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with a creditworthy utility, Sabah Electr...

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Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013
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. The rating reflects an anticipated base-load position of the project, a 285-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle gas turbine power plant in Kimanis Bay, on the Sabah state's electricity dispatch curve. Other credit strengths of the project include its supportive long-term p...

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Tuesday, Aug 07, 2012
MARC has assigned a final rating of AA-IS with a stable outlook to Kimanis Power Sdn Bhd’s (Kimanis) RM1.16 billion Sukuk Programme upon the receipt of final documentation for its forthcoming issuance. The terms and conditions of the Sukuk Programme have not changed in any material way from the draft documents on which the earlier preliminary rating of AA-IS was based. Full details on the as...

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Monday, Jul 16, 2012
MARC has assigned a preliminary rating of AA-IS to Kimanis Power Sdn Bhd’s (Kimanis) RM1.16 billion Sukuk Programme. The outlook on the rating is stable. Kimanis is a 60:40 joint venture between PETRONAS Gas Berhad and Sabah state-owned entity NRG Consortium (Sabah) Sdn Bhd (NRG). NRG is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Sabah state’s investment arm Yayasan Sabah Group (YSG).Kiman...

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