Product Quantum (Rs. Cr) Long Term Rating Short Term Rating
Bank Loan Ratings 4.60 ACUITE B+ | Reaffirmed | Issuer not co-operating* -
Total Outstanding Quantum (Rs. Cr) 4.60 - -
Rating Rationale
­Acuité has reaffirmed the long term rating to ‘ACUITE B+’ (read as ACUITE B plus) on the Rs. 4.60 crore bank facilities of ACME Toolings. The rating continues to be flagged as “Issuer Not-Cooperating” and is based on best available information.

About the Company
­Established in 2001 by Mr.Rajan K, Acme Toolings is a Hyderabad (Telangana) based proprietorship firm. The entity is engaged in manufacture of thermoset and thermoplastic moulds which find application in Electrical, Electronics, Home Appliances and Automobile segments. The entity has an installed capacity to produce 200 moulds per year of sizes varying from few kgs to a ton as per client specifications.
Non-cooperation by the issuer/borrower:
­­Acuité has been requesting for data, information and undertakings from the rated entity for conducting surveillance & review of the rating. However, the issuer/borrower failed to submit such information before the due date.
Acuité believes that information risk is a critical component in such ratings, and non-cooperation by the issuer along with unwillingness to provide information could be a sign of potential deterioration in its overall credit quality.
This rating is, therefore, being flagged as “Issuer not-cooperating”, in line with prevailing SEBI regulations and Acuité’s policies.
Limitation regarding information availability:
­The rating is based on information available from sources other than the issuer/borrower (in the absence of information provided by the issuer/borrower). Acuité endeavored to gather information about the entity/industry from the public domain. Therefore, Acuité cautions lenders and investors regarding the use of such information, on which the indicative credit rating is based.
Rating Sensitivity
­"No information provided by the issuer / available for Acuite to comment upon."
Material Covenants
­Not Applicable
Liquidity Position
­"No information provided by the issuer / available for Acuite to comment upon."
­Not Applicable
Other Factors affecting Rating
­Not Applicable

Particulars Unit FY 18 (Provisional) FY 17 (Actual)
Operating Income Rs. Cr. 14.83 14.49
PAT Rs. Cr. 1.46 1.32
PAT Margin (%) 9.87 9.11
Total Debt/Tangible Net Worth Times 0.74 1.11
PBDIT/Interest Times 9.44 11.94
Status of non-cooperation with previous CRA
­Not Applicable
Any other information
­Acuité is yet to receive the latest No Default Statement (NDS) from the rated entity, despite repeated requests and follow-ups.
Applicable Criteria
• Manufacturing Entities:
• Default Recognition:
• Application Of Financial Ratios And Adjustments:

Note on Complexity Levels of the Rated Instrument
­In order to inform the investors about complexity of instruments, Acuité has categorized such instruments in three levels: Simple, Complex and Highly Complex. Acuite’ s categorisation of the instruments across the three categories is based on factors like variability of the returns to the investors, uncertainty in cash flow patterns, number of counterparties and general understanding of the instrument by the market. It has to be understood that complexity is different from credit risk and even an instrument categorized as 'Simple' can carry high levels of risk. For more details, please refer Rating Criteria “Complexity Level Of Financial Instruments” on

Date Name of Instruments/Facilities Term Amount (Rs. Cr) Rating/Outlook
25 Apr 2022 Term Loan Long Term 3.85 ACUITE B+ (Downgraded and Issuer not co-operating*)
Cash Credit Long Term 0.75 ACUITE B+ (Downgraded and Issuer not co-operating*)
20 Jan 2021 Term Loan Long Term 3.85 ACUITE BB- (Downgraded and Issuer not co-operating*)
Cash Credit Long Term 0.75 ACUITE BB- (Downgraded and Issuer not co-operating*)

Lender’s Name ISIN Facilities Date Of Issuance Coupon Rate Maturity Date Quantum (Rs. Cr.) Complexity Level Rating
South Indian Bank Not Applicable Cash Credit Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable 0.75 Simple ACUITE B+ | Reaffirmed | Issuer not co-operating*
Small Industries Development Bank of India Not Applicable Term Loan Not available Not available Not available 3.85 Simple ACUITE B+ | Reaffirmed | Issuer not co-operating*

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