By Animesh Chaurasia

India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has migrated Ashok Timber Trading Co.’s (ATTCO) Long-Term Issuer Rating to the non-cooperating category. The issuer did not participate in the rating exercise, despite continuous requests and follow-ups by the agency. Therefore, investors and other users are advised to take appropriate caution while using these ratings. The ratings will now appear as ‘IND B(ISSUER NOT COOPERATING)’ on the agency’s website. The instrument-wise rating actions are as follows:

Instrument Type

Date of Issuance

Coupon Rate (%)

Maturity Date

Size of Issue (million)

Rating

Rating Action

Fund-based limits

-

-

-

INR75

IND B(ISSUER NOT COOPERATING)

Migrated to Non-Cooperating Category

Non-fund-based limits

-

-

-

INR300

IND A4(ISSUER NOT COOPERATING)

Migrated to Non-Cooperating Category

 

Note: ISSUER NOT COOPERATING: The ratings were last reviewed on 18 February 2015. Ind-Ra is unable to provide an update, as the agency does not have adequate information to review the ratings.

COMPANY PROFILE

ATTCO is engaged in the trading of timber. The company procures timber from Malaysia, Burma and Africa and sells it in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. It was set up as a partnership firm in 1958.


RATING HISTORY

Instrument Type

Current Rating

Historical Rating/Outlook

Rating Type

Rated Limits (million)

Rating

13 September 2016

18 February 2015

Issuer rating

Long-term

-

IND B(ISSUER NOT COOPERATING)

IND B(suspended)

IND B/Stable

Fund-based limits

Long-term

INR75

IND B(ISSUER NOT COOPERATING)

IND B(suspended)

IND B

Non-fund- capital limits

Long-term

INR300

IND A4(ISSUER NOT COOPERATING)

IND A4(suspended)

IND A4


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Analyst Names

  • Primary Analyst

    Animesh Chaurasia

    Senior Research Associate
    India Ratings and Research Pvt Ltd Room no - 1201, 12th Floor, OM Towers, 32 Chowringhee Road, Kolkata-700071, India

    Media Relation

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