JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - The number of companies interested in listing their stock or shares on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) rises significantly every year. According to Indonesian Stock Exchange data as of September 6, 2019, the number of companies listed on IDX has reached 648 companies.
Until the end of last year, the number of companies listed on the IDX touched 619 issuers, with the addition of 57 new issuers throughout 2018. The high interest of companies to get listed on IDX also made Indonesia the country with the most number of issuers in Asia.
The enthusiasm of companies in raising funds through the Indonesian capital market was well captured by PT MNC Sekuritas. The Global Indonesia CEO Foundation (CEO Indonesia) has cooperated with MNC Sekuritas in opening stock trading at the Indonesia Stock Exchange Main Hall on Wednesday (11/09/2019).
The CEO Indonesia Opening Bell Ceremony was conducted by the Board of Trustees, Advisors and Management of CEO Indonesia, including Rainier H. Daulay and Thomas Sugiarto as Advisors to CEO Indonesia, and Trisya Suherman as Chairperson of CEO Indonesia. Indonesian Stock Exchange Director Fithri Hadi and MNC Sekuritas Managing Director Susy Meilina also attended and accompanied the Opening Bell ceremony.
On the occasion, CEO Indonesia also launched a mobile application called CEO Indonesia with various benefits, including: a means of communication between members, facilitating the registration system of prospective members, as well as a forum for collaboration in organizing events or programs for the community
CEO Indonesia, which started as a community on WhatsApp group instant messenging service in 2016, was officially established as a foundation in 2017.
CEO Indonesia is a forum consisting of Directors and Commissioners of companies in Indonesia. It has around 900 members this year.
In line with its vision and mission to be the association of company leaders who develop the country, CEO Indonesia is also active in holding training and collaboration among members, so that companies led by its members are able to develop and contribute positively to the nation's economy.
One of efforts is through the "Road to Go Public" Talkshow delivered by Head of Corporate Valuation Division 2 of the Indonesia Stock Exchange Vera Florida, Finance Director of PT Hartadinata Abadi Tbk Deny Ong, and Head of Investment Banking at MNC Sekuritas Hadi Pranggono.
Indonesian Stock Exchange Director Fithri Hadi said IDX welcomed the initiative of CEO Indonesia in collaboration with MNC Sekuritas in holding a workshop today.
It is hoped that this workshop will inspire and provide information to companies in Indonesia about the benefits and importance of being a listed company in the Indonesian Capital Market.
Meanwhile, MNC Sekuritas President Director Susy Meilina explained that MNC Sekuritas, through the Investment Banking Division, is ready to assist companies by providing financial advisory services as well as preparing strategic plans, as well as preparing Initial Public Offering.
"Transactions that were successfully recorded by the Investment Banking Division of MNC Securities, both from the underwriting business and financial advisory, prove the capability and professionalism of the company as a trusted provider of investment banking services for clients from various industrial sectors," Susy explained.
The Investment Banking Division of MNC Sekuritas has successfully completed the underwriting transaction, both for bonds and shares for the past five years.
Specifically for IPO transactions, several well-known companies that appointed PT MNC Sekuritas to be the underwriter include PT Hartadinata Abadi Tbk (HRTA), PT MNC Studios International (MSIN), and PT MNC Vision Networks (IPTV).