Indonesian state-controlled contractor Waskita Karya is also eager to see its subsidiary Waskita Toll Road conducting an initial public offering on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. On Tuesday (20/09) another unit of Waskita Karya - Waskita Beton Precast - was listed on the local bourse, raising IDR 5.16 trillion (approx. USD $394 million) hence becoming the biggest IPO in Indonesia so far this year. This year there have been few companies eager to list considering the highly volatile markets amid the weak global economy and ahead of another Fed Fund Rate hike.
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Precast concrete producer Waskita Beton Precast is expected to raise IDR 5.16 trillion (approx. USD $391 million) from an initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. As such, the IPO of the company, a unit of listed state-controlled construction company Waskita Karya, could be the biggest offering of the past five years. After the book-building process has been completed, the price of one Waskita Beton Precast share is expected to be IDR 490 a piece. However, the final price will be announced on 1 September 2016.
Indonesian precast concrete structures manufacturer Waskita Beton Precast, a unit of listed state-controlled construction company Waskita Karya, aims to collect up to IDR 5.2 trillion (approx. USD $397 million) through an initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX). The company will offer some 10.54 billion new shares, or 40 percent of its enlarged capital, to investors with an indicative price that ranges between IDR 400 - 500 per share (reflecting a price-to-earnings ratio of between 20 - 25 times).
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On Tuesday (12/09) shares of government-controlled construction company Waskita Karya plunged 11.27 percent to IDR 1,870 a piece, while shares of its subsidiary Waskita Beton Precast fell 8.64 percent to IDR 402 per share. Hence both companies were among the ten top losers on the Indonesia Stock Exchange yesterday. What explains this huge sell-off?
Construction company Waskita Karya is expected to be among the main beneficiaries of the multi-year Trans-Java toll road project. The company, in which the Indonesian government owns a 68 percent stake, has been assigned to develop six (out of a total of 19) sections of the Trans-Java toll road including the sections Pemalang-Batang, Solo-Ngawi and Ngawi-Kertosono. Waskita Karya's participation in this project will not only strengthen the company's investment portfolio in Indonesia's toll road sector but will also imply rising precast concrete sales of its subsidiary Waskita Beton Precast (established in 2013).
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