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Background
Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC) is one of Malaysia’s two domestic credit rating institutions. Commencing operations in 1996, our rating coverage extends to Corporate Finance, including Financial Institutions and Insurance, Structured Finance, Public Finance, and Infrastructure and Project Finance.

Our analytical team provides public and private ratings on companies and their debt instruments, including bank loans, senior and subordinated debts, commercial papers, and hybrid debt instruments. Indeed, we cover the securities of a wide range of corporate sectors, including energy, oil and gas; construction, building materials and real estate; commodities and industrials; and retail and consumer. MARC’s rating universe of infrastructure and project finance encompasses a variety of domestic projects and infrastructure assets in the toll roads, energy, water and port sectors.

MARC also rates financial institutions, state governments and structured finance transactions, and regularly publishes considerable independent research on the domestic bond markets, industry trends and economic issues of general interest to the investing public.

MARC is a Securities Commission (SC)-recognised credit rating agency upon its fulfillment of requirements set out in the SC's Guidelines on Registration of Rating Agencies issued on 30 March 2011. We are also a Bank Negara Malaysia-approved External Credit Assessment Institution. A public limited company with paid-up capital of RM20 million, our shareholders comprise major insurance companies, stockbrokers and investment banks in Malaysia.

Services
Corporations with plans to issue Ringgit-denominated bonds / commercial papers are invited to contact Encik Ahmad Feizal Sulaiman Khan at 603-2717 2911.

We also have available a range of Credit Analysis Reports for online purchase.

MARC delivers ratings within 7 to 8 weeks subject to availability of information.

All ratings completed by MARC are kept under continuous surveillance. The ratings are formally reviewed at least once a year. Due to positive or adverse developments, ratings may be placed on MARCWatch for upgrading, affirmation or downgrading.

Vision
"Provider of trusted insights on risk"

The vision statement embodies MARC's desire to serve as a critical and trusted knowledge intermediary in the capital markets through its robust and judicious assessments of risk. The vision affirms MARC's focus on creating and disseminating valued knowledge.