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Back 11 Sep 2012
Type Announcement
Subject OTHERS

We refer to the announcement dated 19 July 2012 in relation to the establishment of the multi-currency Sukuk Programme with an aggregate nominal value Sukuk of up to USD1.5 billion or its equivalent in other currencies (“Sukuk Programme”).

On behalf of Axiata Group Berhad (“Axiata”), CIMB Investment Bank Berhad wishes to announce that Axiata SPV2 Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Axiata, had on 11 September 2012 successfully priced the inaugural issuance of Renminbi (“RMB”) denominated Sukuk pursuant to the Sukuk Programme (“First Series”). 

The bookbuilding process for the First Series was completed intra-day on 11 September 2012. The First Series is expected to be listed and quoted on Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (under the Exempt Regime) and on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited on 19 September 2012 with the following salient terms:


Total issue size  


RMB1.0 billion (equivalent to approximately RM489.0 million, based on the middle rate of RMB1.00:RM0.4890 as at 12.00 noon on 11 September 2012 as published by Bank Negara Malaysia) 

Sukuk assets


Airtime vouchers

Issue price         


Issued at par

Tenure of issue


2 years

Coupon rate


3.75% per annum, payable semi-annually

Please refer to the attachments for the description and terms and conditions of the Sukuk Programme and the pricing supplement for the First Series.

This announcement is dated 11 September 2012.

This Announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in the United States (“U.S.”) or any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

The Sukuk have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), the securities laws of any state of the U.S. or other jurisdiction and may not be offered, sold, pledged or otherwise transferred within the U.S., except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state or local securities law.

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Announcement Info

Stock Name AXIATA    
Date Announced 11 Sept 2012  
Category General Announcement
Reference No MM-120911-66423


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