Indosat and Tri Officially Announces 85.6 Trillion Rupiah Merger
Both companies will merge into "Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison"
PT Indosat Ooredoo Tbk (IDX:ISAT) officially announced a merger with PT Hutchison 3 Indonesia (H3I) with an agreed value of $6 billion or 85.6 trillion Rupiah. Through its parent company Ooredoo Group and CK Hutchison, both companies will merge into "Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison".
Currently, Ooredoo Group owns 65% of Indosat Ooredoo shares through Ooredoo Asia. Through this merger, CK Hutchison will acquire 21.8% of Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison. CK Hutchison will also acquire 50% of Ooredoo Asia by exchanging its 21.8% shares in Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison for 33% in Ooredoo Asia.
The Hong Kong-based telecommunications conglomerate will grab an additional 16.7% in the Ooredoo Group for $387 million or IDR 5.5 trillion. Both parties will have a 50% ownership interest in Ooredoo Asia, which will be named Ooredoo Hutchison Asia, and own 65.6% shares and control over Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison.
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