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  • Taxi & Bus Transportation Operators in Indonesia Under Pressure

    Taxi & Bus Transportation Operators in Indonesia Under Pressure

    Taxi and bus operators in Indonesia are having a tough time. Due to rising competition in the nation's land transportation services sector, corporate earnings of the traditional players are on the decline, while new players are seeing improving earnings. Indonesia's traditional transportation services operators (particularly taxi and bus operators) are plagued by the presence of app-based transportation services (such as Grab, Uber and Gojek) as well as new railways and airports that are being developed as part of the government's grand infrastructure development ambition.

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  • Company Profile of Blue Bird: Indonesia’s Largest Taxi Operator

    Company Profile Blue Bird: Indonesia’s Largest Taxi Operator

    Indonesia Investments updated the company profile of Indonesia’s largest taxi operator. Blue Bird - the dominating market leader in Indonesia’s taxi services market - recently conducted an IPO on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, raising IDR 2.4 trillion (USD $200 million) by selling around 14 percent of its enlarged share capital. With an expanding population, a rapidly growing middle class, a low taxi penetration ratio, an urbanizing society, and lack of decent public transportation, demand for taxi services has been growing in Indonesia.

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  • Taxi Operator Blue Bird Listed on Indonesia Stock Exchange Today

    Indonesian taxi operator Blue Bird is the 19th company that has conducted an initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in 2014. On Wednesday (05/11), the company’s shares made their debut on the stock exchange and immediately soared over 25 percent to IDR 8,175 (USD $0.68) per share. By releasing 376.5 million shares to the public, Indonesia’s largest taxi operator raised IDR 2.4 trillion (USD $200 million). However, this result is considerably lower than the earlier forecast of around USD $307 million.

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  • Taxi Operator Blue Bird Expected to Conduct IPO in November 2013

    Blue Bird, the biggest taxi operator of Indonesia, aims to raise IDR 5 trillion (USD $450 million) through an initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, which is expected to be conducted in November 2013. This would make it the largest Indonesian IPO since food producer Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur raised USD $696 million in 2010. Blue Bird allegedly appointed Credit Suisse, UBS and Danareksa Sekuritas to act as underwriters. It has been speculated that the company will sell 20 to 40 percent of its stock equity.

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  • Company Profile of Indonesia's Largest Taxi Operator: Blue Bird Group

    The company profile of the Blue Bird Group has been updated in the Indonesian Companies' section. The Blue Bird Group is Indonesia's largest taxi operator with a current fleet size of about 26,000 taxis. The company is planning to conduct its initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in the fourth quarter of 2013, through which it aims to raise over USD $600 million. It has been reported that Credit Suisse, Rothschild and UBS will act as underwriters. Funds will be used for expansion and rejuvenation of its taxi fleet.

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  • Update: Blue Bird Group's IPO Expected in Fourth Quarter 2013

    Indonesia's biggest taxi operator, the Blue Bird Group, is planning to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) in the fourth quarter of this year. The company expects to reap between USD $600 and $800 by selling 20 to 40 percent of the company's stock equity. If the company will indeed manage to meet this target, then the IPO of Blue Bird will be the largest since the publicly listing of Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur, which raised USD $696 million in October 2010. It has been reported that Credit Suisse, Rothschild and UBS will act as underwriters.

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  • Award for Express Transindo Utama as Revenue and Share Price Grow

    Express Transindo Utama (TAXI), an Indonesian taxi operator controlled by Peter Sondakh's Rajawali Corpora, received the award for 'Warta Ekonomi's Best New Listed Company'. Warta Ekonomi is one of Indonesia's renowned business and economic magazines. The taxi operator received the award because its business is experiencing good growth as can be seen from its stock performance. In 2013, its shares rose 72.94 percent. The company is the first, and only, taxi operator that went public on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX).

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  • Indonesian Company Profile: Express Transindo Utama, a Leading Taxi Operator

    Express Transindo Utama (TAXI), Indonesia's second largest taxi operator after the famous Blue Bird Group, is showing signs of aggressive expansion. In 2012, it became the first Indonesian taxi company ever to go public on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX). It plans to expand its taxi fleet size from the current 8,000 units to over 15,000 by 2015. Regarding expected net profit in 2013, the company has mentioned a 50 percent increase from last year's IDR 79.2 (USD $8.2 million).

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  • Express Transindo Utama Takes Over Ekspres Mulia Kencana for US $6.87 million

    Express Transindo Utama (Express), the Indonesian taxi operator that is controlled by Peter Sondakh's Rajawali Corpora, has acquired an entire stake in Jakarta-based taxi operator Ekspres Mulia Kencana for IDR 67 billion (USD $6.87 million). This take over - which had been announced last year - will add 2,000 licensed taxi units to the company's current total taxi fleet size of about 8,000 taxis (which are primarily in operation in the Greater Jakarta area).

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  • Indonesian Taxi Drivers Protest Against Uber, GrabCar & Go-Jek Apps

    Indonesian Taxi Drivers Protest Against Uber, GrabCar & GoJek Apps

    Indonesian drivers of taxis, buses and bajaj (three-wheeled scooters) gathered on Monday (14/03) on several locations - in front of the State Palace, City Hall, and the Ministry of Communication and Information - in Central Jakarta to demonstrate against the presence of online transportation applications such as Uber Taxi, GrabCar and Go-Jek. Protestors claim that these mobile apps are operating illegally in the country (as these services are not regulated by law) and cause a decline in income for long-time established transportation services, including taxi services, bus services and the more traditional transportation services such as bajaj and ojek (motor taxi).

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  • Initial Public Offering (IPO) Indonesia’s Taxi Operator Blue Bird

    Initial Public Offering (IPO) Indonesia’s Taxi Operator Blue Bird

    Blue Bird, Indonesia’s largest taxi operator, plans to conduct its initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) this month. The company offers 531.4 million shares, or 20 percent of its enlarged capital, to the public. However, the company is yet to determine the share price for the IPO. Based on a statement released on Friday (03/10), Blue Bird holds an offering from 24 to 28 October 2014. The company’s shares are set to be listed on the IDX on 3 November 2014. Blue Bird will also hold roadshows in the US and the UK.

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