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EPF-backed MBSB Bank proposes RM5b Islamic bonds
19 Jan 2022 | Wednesday Source: The Edge Markets
The Employees Provident Fund's (EPF) 65.4%-owned subsidiary Malaysia Building Society Bhd's (MBSB) wholly-owned subsidiary MBSB Bank Bhd has proposed to issue RM5 billion worth of Islamic bonds or sukuk under the wakalah principle to raise money to finance the financial services provider’s operations.
According to Malaysian Rating Corp Bhd (MARC) analysts, MARC Ratings has assigned a financial institution (FI) rating of A+ to MBSB Bank and a preliminary rating of A+IS to the bank's proposed RM5 billion sukuk programme.
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