Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd (BIMB)

Bank Islam issues its third #Sukuk #Murabahah RM300 million

Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd (BIMB) had obtained approvals from Bank Negara Malaysia and the Securities Commission Malaysia to establish the third subordinated Sukuk Murabahah programme with the issuance of RM300 million. BIMB said the sukuk has tenure of a 10-year non-callable five years with maturity date on November 12, 2027. BIMB noted the proceeds shall be utilised to finance Bank Islam’s Islamic banking activities, working capital requirements and other corporate purposes.

BIMB gets Bank Negara nod to start talks on stake buy

Bank Negara has given its consent on negotiations between BIMB Holdings Bhd on one side and Dubai Financial Group LLC (DFG) and Lembaga Tabung Haji (LTH) on the other on the topic of BIMB Holdings Bhd's proposal to acquire DFG's stake in Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd. The negotiations are to be competed no later than March 31, 2013. According to BIMB, all partiesfirst need to receive approval from the Minister of Finance before entering into any agreement.

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