Jun 30, 2011

Chairul Tanjung acquires detik.com

Indonesian mogul businessman Chairul Tanjung, that controls CT Corp., reportedly has reached an agreement to acquire PT Agranet Multicitra Siberkom, a company which manages Indonesia's top two news online, detik.com, Bisnis Indonesia daily said today.  
Sources said top level executives at detik.com have been informed about the take over. However, details of the deal are still unrevealed.
On Tuesday night, all employees at detik.com were invited by the management in a bid to explain the acquisition. During the meeting, the detik.com's top level management said Chairul Tanjung has agreed to buy stakes from several shareholders.  
Chairul Tanjung's mobile was unreachable for further comment. Since 2 years ago, Chairul Tanjung has been known as one of investors who is interested to buy detik.com from two shareholders, Tiger Investment and Mitsui & Co. 

Disclosure: No position at the stock mentioned above.

Print This Article

No comments: