null Islamic financing worth US$652 million for Malaysian power plant
Islamic financing worth US$652 million for Malaysian power plant
7 Apr 2021 | Wednesday Source: The Asset
Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd (BPMB), also known as Malaysia Development Bank, has signed an Islamic finance facility amounting to 2.7 billion ringgit (US$652 million) to support the construction of the Pulau Indah power plant in Selangor. It is joined by Maybank Islamic Bhd and United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd in structuring the Shariah-compliant Commodity Murabahah Term Financing-i facility.
The Pulau Indah Power Plant Sdn Bhd (PIPP) is 75% owned by Worldwide Holdings and 25% by Korea Electric Power. The 1,200MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant is scheduled to be commissioned in 2024, with total project cost estimated at 3.3 billion ringgit. The project will be a major contributor to the economic growth of the state of Selangor and the larger Klang Valley.