Existing financing facilities for RAM-rated three highways fully redeemed following Amanat Lebuhraya’s fundraising exercise

Published on 14 Oct 2022.

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RAM Ratings has withdrawn the ratings of Lingkaran Trans Kota Sdn Bhd’s, Kesas Sdn Bhd’s and Projek Smart Holdings Sdn Bhd’s financing facilities following their full redemption on 13 October 2022, as confirmed by the facility agents. The redemptions were met via part utilisation of proceeds of a new fundraising exercise involving the issuance of Amanat Lebuhraya Rakyat Berhad’s (Amanat Lebuhraya) Senior Sukuk Programme of up to RM5.5 bil (2022/2044).

Table 1: List of financing facilities redeemed


Last rating assigned

Lingkaran Trans Kota Sdn Bhd

  1. RM1.15 billion Sukuk Musharakah Islamic Medium-Term Notes I Programme (2008/2023)
  1. RM300 million Sukuk Musharakah Islamic Medium-Term Notes II Programme (2008/2023)

Kesas Sdn Bhd

RM735 million Sukuk Musharakah Islamic Medium-Term Notes (2014/2023)

Projek Smart Holdings Sdn Bhd

RM330 million Islamic Medium-Term Notes Facility (2015/2032)









As such, we no longer have any rating obligation in respect of the said financing facilities. RAM assigned a final AAA rating to the RM5.5 bil Senior Sukuk issued by Amanat Lebuhraya on 12 October 2022, the details behind which can be found on our website at https://www.ram.com.my/pressrelease/?prviewid=6125.


Analytical contact
Davinder Kaur Gill
(603) 3385 2525


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