Aug 9, 2011

ABM Investama to offload 20% IPO

Integrated coal mining PT ABM Investama, affiliated company of Tiara Marga Trakindo Group, aims to dispose 20% stake during an initial public offering (IPO) scheduled in October, despite the global equity market turmoil, triggered by the debt rating downgrade of the US by Standard & Poor's on last Friday. 
A source familiar with the matter said ABM Investama last week held a mini expose in front of directors of Indonesia Stock Exchange as preliminary step of the IPO.
ABM Investama, a sub-holding company of Tiara Marga Trakindo Group founded by Indonesian businessman A.H.K. Hamami, is scouting US$300 million proceed from the IPO. ABM has mandated two stellar underwriters PT Mandiri Sekuritas and PT Macquarie Securities Indonesia.
No spoke person at ABM Investama available for comment. However, IDX Director Eddy Sugito confirmed that ABM presented IPO plan to IDX last week.

Disclosure: No position at the stock mentioned above.

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