Fathiya Dahrul

Indonesia’s Lion Air said to prepare for $1b IPO

The company is working with advisers on the planned share sale, which could take place as soon as this year.


Bank Mandiri said to be working on $2.2b takeover of StanChart-backed Permata

StanChart recently said its Permata investment is no longer considered core.


Indonesia exchange to ease trading rules to attract more retail investors

The bourse will revise the decade-old requirement for stocks to maintain a floor price of 50 rupiah and lower the minimum order size from 100.


Vivendi said to eye stake in TV arm of Indonesia’s Global Mediacom

Vivendi’s broadcasting arm Canal+ is in early talks to acquire roughly half of PT MNC Vision Networks, which controls the group’s listed pay-TV arm and its high-speed internet unit.


Indonesia’s stock exchange relaxes listing norms to boost trading

The exchange’s “accelerated board” for startups will exempt them from having independent directors or commissioners, or from having their financial statements audited.


Hong Kong billionaire Li said to near deal to buy CBA’s Indonesia unit

A sale of CBA’s 80% stake in the Indonesian business is likely to fetch about $400 million.


Stocks under pressure but the IPO frenzy on IDX refuses to die down

Indonesia has had more IPOs this year than any other country in Southeast Asia, with Malaysia a distant second. And some 24 other companies are planning to list their shares before the end of December.


Asian tycoons mull bids for LafargeHolcim’s Indonesia arm valued at up to $2b

Malaysia’s YTL Corp. and PT Semen Indonesia are among suitors weighing bids.


Indonesian stock market selloff turns spoiler for local listings

At least three companies deferred initial public offering plans last week.


Indonesia set to issue stricter regulations for fintech sector

The Financial Services Authority, known as OJK, plans to issue new rules by June that will compel fintech firms to be registered with authorities. Unregistered companies won’t be allowed to tap financial markets or raise money from banks.