Bank Islam issues fifth tranche of RM400mil Sukuk Murabahah


Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd (BIMB) has issued its fifth tranche of RM400 million Subordinated Sukuk Murabahah under its Sukuk Murabahah Programme of RM10 billion.

In a statement today, BIMB said the Sukuk Murabahah should qualify as Tier 2 regulatory capital of Bank Islam in compliance with Bank Negara Malaysia’s Capital Adequacy Framework for Islamic Banks (Capital Components).

"It will enhance the capital adequacy of Bank Islam in line with the Basel III requirements,”

"The Sukuk Murabahah, which will be redeemed at its full nominal value upon maturity, comes with a call option on its fifth anniversary and is rated A1/stable by RAM Rating Services Bhd,” it said.

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