Grab, Gojek leaders rally teams after fresh reports of imminent merger

A GrabBike motorcycle driver, left, and a Go-Jek motorcycle driver wait for orders in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. Photographer: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg

CEOs of Gojek and Grab, two of Southeast Asia’s most valued tech companies, are rallying their teams following fresh reports of an imminent deal between the two tech giants.

In an internal note seen by DealStreetAsia on Thursday, Gojek co-CEO Kevin Aluwi and Andre Soelistyo urged the company’s employees to “ignore the noise” and assured that the company is in a strong position to make its own decision based on what is best for the company.

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