Cenviro, backed by Khazanah, to issue RM500m Islamic bonds

KUALA LUMPUR (December 30): The company owned by Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Cenviro Sdn Bhd, has offered to issue RM500 million worth of Islamic bonds or sukuk under the Wakalah principle, according to the file of the specialist in the Cenviro Waste Management on the Malaysian Securities Commission (SC) website.

According to Cenviro’s filing dated Wednesday, December 29, with the SC, the Sukuk Wakalah program involves an issue size of up to RM500 million.

Cenviro, however, did not specify the issue date and duration of the RM500 million bonds, the annual profit rate of the securities and how the proceeds from the bond issuance will be used.

The “filing expiration date (is) March 28, 2022,” Cenviro said.

The main adviser on Cenviro’s bond program is RHB Investment Bank Bhd, said Cenviro, which is the flagship of Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah’s investments in sustainable development.

According to Cenviro’s website, the company, through its subsidiary Kualiti Alam Sdn Bhd, owns and operates Malaysia’s first integrated waste management center in Negeri Sembilan.

Cenviro said the waste management center has been operating since 1998.

“The center holds the authorization to manage 76 categories of 77 classified waste listed in the 2005 regulation on the quality of the environment (classified waste) for collection, treatment, recycling, recovery and final disposal.

“Cenviro (is) also involved in integrated solid waste management through its joint venture E-Idaman Sdn Bhd. In addition, Cenviro is expanding its operations in electronic waste management through its associated stake in Shan Poornam Metals Sdn Bhd” , Cenviro said.