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REC’s Senior Unsecured Note rated ‘Baa3’ and ‘BBB-‘ by Moody’s & Fitch

Feb 26th, 2020 7:39 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

(THE NEWSMAN OF INDIA.COM) New Delhi, 25th February 2020: Fitch Ratings has assigned India-based REC Limited’s proposed senior unsecured note rating of ‘BBB-/Stable’ and Moody’s has assigned a rating of ‘Baa3’ on the same. The notes will be issued from REC’s existing USD7.0 billion global medium-term note programme (GMTN). The net proceeds will be used for financing power projects in accordance with the approvals granted by the Reserve Bank of India and the guidelines for External Commercial Borrowings. The current aggregate amount of bonds issued under the GMTN programme is USD2.7 billion.

About REC Limited: REC Limited (formerly Rural Electrification Corporation Limited) is a Navratna NBFC focusing on Power Sector Financing and Development across India. Established in 1969, REC Limited has completed over fifty years in the area of its operations. It provides financial assistance to state electricity boards, state governments, central/state power utilities, independent power producers, rural electric cooperatives and private sector utilities. Its business activities involve financing projects in the complete power sector value chain; different type of projects includes Generation, Transmission, Distribution Projects, and Renewable Energy projects.

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