Coal producer PT Atlas Resources Tbk, that is controlled by Indonesian businessman Andre Abdi, has secured US$95 million loan facilities in August and October this year.
Those facilities, both arranged by PT Bank Permata Tbk (BNLI), were secured by Atlas Resources from Bank Permata, DBS Bank, and PT Bank Danamon Tbk (BDMN).
Atlas Resources obtained US$45 million loan from Bank Permata and Bank Danamon and the remaining facility has been channeled by Bank Permata and DBS Bank.
Atlas aims to sell 783.33 million new shares or representing 25% of its enlarged capital during initial public offering (IPO) scheduled on October 31 2011.
Atlas Resources will use 40% of the IPO proceed to support capital expenditure, regarding to the development of infrastructures and supporting facilities. About 27.5% of the proceed will be used to acquire additional coal concession and put more capital into subsidiaries. Atlas will also use US$25 million to settle compensation fee to Noble.
In 2010 and 2009, Atlas Resources produced 1.25 million tons and 1.06 million tons coal. In the first four months of this year, the company produced 333,474 tons. Most production was contributed by its subsidiary dubbed PT Berau Bara Energi.
Atlas Resources owns 18 subsidiaries namely Berau Bara Energi, PT Diva Kencana Borneo, PT Hanson Energy, PT Aquela Pratama Indonesia, PT Optima Coal, PT Optima Persada Energi, PT Citra Global Artha, PT Papua Inti Energi, PT Kalibara Energi Pratama, PT Gorby Energi, PT Gorby Global Energi. PT Gorby Putra Utama, PT Anugrah Energi, PT Banyan Koalindo Lestari, PT Cipta Wanadana, PT Karya Manunggal, PT Musi Mitra Jaya, and PT Sriwijaya Bara Logistic.
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