Apr 6, 2011

Indika buys Mitrabahtera at Rp1,630

PT Indika Energy Tbk (INDY), integrated energy company, today has exercised an option agreement to acquire 51% shareholding in newly listed coal tug boat and barge operator PT Mitrabahtera Segara Sejati Tbk (MBSS) at Rp1,630 per share.
Retina Rosabai, Indika's Head of Investor Relations, confirmed that Indika has exercised the option at Rp1,630 per share, entitling the company with 51% stake ownership or 892.51 million shares in Mitrabahtera which initiated its trading debut at Indonesia Stock Exchange today.
Referring to the exercise price, Indika has spent Rp1.45 trillion to acquire Mitrabahtera, a company which was controlled by Prasatya family.
Ingrid Ade Sundari Prasatya and Patricia Pratiwi Suwati Prasatya were both controlling share holders in MBSS with 15.4% shareholding each. PT Patin Resources previously also controlled 56.2% stake in MBSS.
MBSS enrolled Indonesian logistics markets as a family company led by Francesca Hadinata and Bing Prasatya in 1993.
As of September 30 2010, MBSS owned  51 tug boats, 47 barges, and 4 floating cranes. The company is underway to construct a new floating crane scheduled to be commercially operated in February this year. Patricia Prasatya, with support of Jon Vassella, is in charge of the day-to-day running of the company and business development. 
Patin Resources, Ingrid Prasatya, and Patricia Prasatya, acting as sellers, entered into an option agreement with PT Indika Energy Tbk (INDY), controlled by Indonesian billionaire Agus Lasmono Sudwikatmono, son of Indonesian tycoon Sudwikatmono who just passed away, and Wiwoho Basuki Tjokronegoro, on November 26 2010.
Accion Capital
On June 14 2010, MBSS also entered into an investment agreement with Accion Capital Management Pte Ltd (ACM) for convertible loan with principal amount of US$5 million in which ACM acts as investor agent and Accion Asia Growth Fund as newly investor.
Under the agreement, when MBSS has listed shares at IDX, each investor must convert the loan into new shares of MBSS with condition the market capitalization is above US$300 million or Rp2.66 trillion (assuming US$1 equals Rp8,865).
If MBSS's market capitalization is below US$300 million, investors will not obliged to convert the loan into new shares until July 8 2013. With US$300 million capitalization, MBSS's per share equals Rp1,485. By selling 12.5% new shares via IPO, MBSS is targeting about Rp327 billion cash.
In the first day trading, MBSS jumped 11.25% to Rp1,780 per share from the IPO level at Rp1,600. Today's closing price equaled to US$358 million market capitalization.
Under the investment agreement, each holder of convertible loan must convert the loan into new shares of MBSS.

Disclosure: No position at the stock mentioned above.

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