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Friday, May 03, 2024
MARC Ratings has withdrawn its rating of A+IS on Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad’s RM2.0 billion Senior Sukuk Programme. The rating withdrawal follows the termination of the programme as confirmed by the facility agent on April 23, 2024. MARC Ratings’ analytical coverage on Bank Muamalat’s issuance is now limited to the bank’s RM5.0 billion Sukuk Wakalah Programme.Contacts:Fahmi Hawari,...

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Thursday, Dec 28, 2023
MARC Ratings has affirmed its financial institution rating of AAA on Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC) with a stable outlook.     The affirmed rating considers the government’s 78.6% ownership of CGC through Bank Negara Malaysia as well as CGC’s key public policy role focused on facilitating access to financing for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSME...

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Thursday, Dec 14, 2023
MARC Ratings has affirmed its financial institution rating of A+ on MBSB Bank Berhad as well as its A+IS rating on the bank’s RM5.0 billion Sustainability Sukuk Wakalah Programme. The ratings outlook is stable.The ratings affirmation reflects MBSB Bank’s sound capitalisation and the rating agency’s expectation of continued support to the bank from major shareholder Employees Provident Fund (...

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Monday, Nov 27, 2023
MARC Ratings has affirmed its financial institution (FI) ratings of A+/MARC-1 on Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (Kenanga) with a stable outlook. The ratings reflect Kenanga’s strong market position and lengthy experience in the domestic stockbroking industry. The ratings further consider the investment bank’s improving position in the investment and wealth management segment as well as it...

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Monday, Nov 27, 2023
MARC Ratings has affirmed its ratings of AA/MARC-1/Stable on Pac Lease Berhad’s Medium-Term Notes (MTN) Programme and Commercial Papers (CP) Programme with a combined limit of RM1.5 billion.The ratings continue to reflect the company’s long track record, strong market position in the domestic industrial hire purchase industry, sound asset quality and good profitability. The long-term rating al...

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Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023
MARC Ratings has affirmed its rating of AA-(cg) on Chailease Berjaya Credit Sdn Bhd’s (CBC) RM1.0 billion Medium-Term Notes (MTN) Programme. The rating outlook is stable. The programme carries an unconditional and irrevocable guarantee from CBC’s ultimate holding company, Chailease Holding Company Limited (CHC). The rating considers CBC’s strong operating trajectory, which demonstrates ...

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Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023
MARC Ratings has affirmed its investment manager rating (IMR) of IMR-2 on Kenanga Investors Berhad (KIB) and KIB’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Kenanga Islamic Investors Berhad (KIIB).The rating considers KIB’s well-established investment processes and sound risk management practices. KIIB is well-integrated with the parent in terms of shared resources, centralised support functions and infrastruc...

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Wednesday, Nov 08, 2023
MARC Ratings has affirmed its financial institution rating of AAA on Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB). The rating agency has concurrently affirmed its AAAIS rating on BPMB’s RM5.0 billion Islamic Medium-Term Notes Programme. The outlook on both ratings is stable. The affirmed ratings continue to incorporate MARC Ratings’ expectations of a high probability of government support prem...

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Thursday, Oct 19, 2023
MARC Ratings has affirmed its financial institution (FI) ratings of AA-/MARC-1 on KAF Investment Bank Berhad (KAF IB) with a stable outlook.The ratings incorporate KAF IB’s strong capitalisation and liquidity levels, underpinned by a conservative investment strategy. The long-term FI rating is moderated by the susceptibility of KAF IB’s performance to domestic capital market conditions and int...

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Wednesday, Sep 27, 2023
MARC Ratings has assigned final ratings to Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad’s Sukuk Wakalah Programme of up to RM5.0 billion as follows:Senior Sukuk Wakalah at A+IS Tier-2 Subordinated Sukuk Wakalah at A-IS Additional Tier-1 Sukuk Wakalah at BBBIS The outlook on all ratings is stable.The rating agency has reviewed the final documentation for the programme and is satisfied that the te...

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