By Shochis Natrajan

India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has maintained Firestar Diamond BVBA’s bank loan rating in 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 the rating. The rating will continue to appear as ‘IND D(ISSUER NOT COOPERATING)’ on the agency’s website. The detailed rating action is as follows:

Instrument Type

Date of Issuance

Coupon Rate (%)

Maturity Date

Size of Issue (million)

Rating

Rating Action

Fund-based working capital facilities (Long term/Short term)

-

-

-

USD48

IND D(ISSUER NOT COOPERATING)

Maintained in non-cooperating category

 

Note: ISSUER NOT COOPERATING: The ratings were last reviewed on 19 April 2018. Ind-Ra is unable to provide an update, as the agency does not have adequate information to review the ratings.

COMPANY PROFILE

Firestar Diamond BVBA is a step-down subsidiary of Firestar International Private Limited (‘IND D’), which is a global diamond and jewellery company founded by Nirav Modi.


RATING HISTORY

Instrument Type

Current Rating

Historical Rating/Outlook

Rating Type

Rated Limits (million)

Rating

16 September 2019

10 April 2019

19 April 2018

20 February 2018

15 February 2018

Fund-based working capital facilities

Long-/Short term

USD48

IND D(ISSUER NOT COOPERATING)

IND D(ISSUER NOT COOPERATING)

IND D(SO)(ISSUER NOT COOPERATING)

IND D(SO)(ISSUER NOT COOPERATING)

IND C(SO)/IND A4(SO)

IND A-(SO)/RWN/IND A2+(SO)/RWN


COMPLEXITY LEVEL OF INSTRUMENTS

For details on the complexity level of the instruments, please visit https://www.indiaratings.co.in/complexity-indicators

SOLICITATION DISCLOSURES

Additional information is available at www.indiaratings.co.in. The ratings above were solicited by, or on behalf of, the issuer, and therefore, India Ratings has been compensated for the provision of the ratings. 

Ratings are not a recommendation or suggestion, directly or indirectly, to you or any other person, to buy, sell, make or hold any investment, loan or security or to undertake any investment strategy with respect to any investment, loan or security or any issuer.

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Analyst Names

  • Primary Analyst

    Shochis Natrajan

    Analyst
    India Ratings and Research Pvt Ltd Wockhardt Towers, 4th Floor, West Wing, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East,Mumbai - 400051
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