Maybank issues maiden RM1bil Islamic sukuk

Maybank Islamic Bhd issued its maiden Tier 2 Capital Islamic subordinated sukuk of RM1bil.
The subordinated sukuk, which is based on the Islamic principle of musyarakah, was rated AA+IS (outlook stable) by Malaysian Rating Corp Bhd and carried a tenure of 10 years from the issue date on a 10 non-callable five basis. It is lead arranged by Maybank Investment Bank Bhd.